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Advocacy groups are pushing for changes in New York policy to attack what they say is a rising tide of hunger among the working poor, children and the elderly while combating obesity and boosting farming.
AFP, Feeding America, Independent Sector, Land Trust Alliance, and YMCA of the USA on Wednesday issued a joint statement urging passage of H.R. 4719, a bill that would permanently extend key charitable deductions and which is expected to voted on this week.
In the first issue of the PhilanthroPost Policy Edition (formerly Philanthropy Connects), PNY's Michael Remaley gives the uninitiated the run-down on all the various local issue-base working groups we support.
Working Groups on education, health care, women and girls, veterans, volunteerism, aging, juvenile justice, workforce development and other issues are central to our policy efforts. Get the latest news on those groups.
Less is more, says NYS Health Foundation President James Knickman.
Technology is always evolving, whether it’s a new program or updated software— new becomes old fairly quickly. Come and learn from your peers and other professionals about the latest tips and tools available to you in your administrative support role.
Networking, in its simplest form, is learning from your peers and listening to their experienced voices. Through working groups, networks, committees, one-on-one connections, and sector initiatives, Philanthropy New York provides the time and space for relationships within the philanthropic community to grow.
The Mertz Gilmore Foundation is providing $200,000 to help modern dance groups that suffered losses and damages due to Hurricane Sandy.