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Nonprofit Resources: December 2023


Action Grants for Harm Reduction & Addiction Services - Apply by Dec. 31st

Does your nonprofit provide local communities with: Narcan and Narcan Training; Overdose Prevention Kits; Fentanyl Testing Strips; and/or Substance Abuse/Misuse Services? Brooklyn Org is offering grants of up to $5,000 for one year to groups in Brooklyn that provide addiction and harm reduction services.

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Brooklyn Org’s monthly nonprofit newsletter provides information on nonprofit resources, jobs, and funding; below you’ll find some highlights from this month’s edition. To share your resources and job listings for our next issue, please email us at press@brooklyn.org.

Please note:
  • We strive to only feature free resources for nonprofits. Unless otherwise noted, all resources listed below are free to access.
  • No implications can be made through written material or media relations that Brooklyn Org is sponsoring the resources listed here.
  • Being listed does not reflect endorsement by Brooklyn Org of any particular program, position, or purpose of any person or organization.

Workshops & Programming

Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School: Recruiting Community Partners

Cristo Rey Brooklyn High School’s innovative work study program is looking for community partners! In this program, students will attend classes four days a week and intern one full day a week–from September to June, during all four years of high school, and the revenue generated by the program is used to offset the cost of tuition. If your organization is interested in mentorship and youth workforce development, contact Alan Garcia, VP of Corporate Work Study, at agarcia@cristoreybrooklyn.org to learn more.

Nominations Open for the RISE Fellowship: Rolling Deadline

The Institute for Nonprofit Practice’s RISE Fellowship is a leadership development program where Fellows learn how mission-driven, social impact organizations function, develop essential leadership skills, and build a deep network to propel their careers. Nominations are open for candidates with five or fewer years of work experience in the social impact sector; the cohort will meet virtually from January to June 2024. Nominate a candidate here.

General Capacity Building


Digital Learning Commons

Digital Learning Commons

The Catalogue of Philanthropy

a catalog of capacity-building tools for small nonprofits including 80+ live webinars, workshops, panels, and an online resource library. Admission to the annual National Small Nonprofit Summit is also included.

NYC Nonprofit Vendor Referral Center

NYC Nonprofit Vendor Referral Center

Nonprofit New York

A public database of vetted vendors who can help you reduce costs and increase productivity by outsourcing back-office tasks.

Communications Tools


Canva for Nonprofits Program

Canva for Nonprofits Program

Canva

Nonprofits can access all the premium features of Canva Pro – an online graphic design and visual communication platform – for up to 50 people in your organization, for free.

Strategic Communication Planning Hub

Strategic Communication Planning Hub

W.K. Kellogg Foundation

A free online resource that helps organizations design communication strategies to advance your organization’s policy, advocacy and programmatic goals.

Consulting & Sector Research


Consulting: UPenn Pro Bono Advising

Consulting: UPenn Pro Bono Advising

PennPAC

Teams of University of Pennsylvania alumni-volunteers tap their business acumen to help nonprofits address key areas such as strategic growth planning and fundraising; marketing and communications, and more.

Race Equity Assessment: Building Blocks for Change (BB4C)

Race Equity Assessment: Building Blocks for Change (BB4C)

Building Movement Project

An automated race equity assessment process to help nonprofits develop the foundational capacities needed to foster more race equity in their workplaces.

Survey for NYC Nonprofits: Procuring BIPOC Vendors

Survey for NYC Nonprofits: Procuring BIPOC Vendors

NYS Nonprofit Equitable Economies Coalition

A survey to research procurement policies and practices in order to learn about best practices and/or challenges local nonprofits encounter around contracting BIPOC vendors.

Meeting & Office Spaces


Interest Form: Leasing space in the East Brooklyn Industrial Business Zone

Interest Form: Leasing space in the East Brooklyn Industrial Business Zone

East New York Community Land Trust

ENYCLT is working in coalition with organizations in East New York and Brownsville to create a community masterplan for 8 city-owned sites in the East Brooklyn Industrial Business Zone (IBZ).

Meeting Rooms at the Library

Meeting Rooms at the Library

Brooklyn Public Library

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) allows the use of designated meeting rooms at its neighborhood branches by community and nonprofit groups and organizations for meetings that are educational, cultural, or civic in nature.

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