About The New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc., Inc. (NYCON)
Founded in 1927, NYCON is a 501(C)(3) membership-based, mission-driven, statewide association of diverse charitable nonprofit organizations. With over 3,000 members, we work to build the capacity of nonprofits and communities to enhance the quality of life through responsive, cost-effective service.
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The New York Council of Nonprofits (NYCON) is the best resource for New York State´s Nonprofits NYCON works to build the capacity of nonprofits and communities to enhance the quality of life in New York State. We provide a wide array of specialized technical assistance services, including legal and financial, to nonprofits of all kinds in a staff-based, multidisciplinary team model. NYCON also provides an array of group purchasing, insurance and employee benefits in the context of membership, helping to build a long term, multi-layered service relationship with member nonprofits.Our mission-based activities are enhanced by two subsidiary corporations: Innovative Charitable Initiatives, Inc., and Council Services Plus.
Our Nonprofit Capacity Building Division provides a collective policy voice for the sector and serves as a crucial support and information provider through quality, cost-saving group purchasing and discounted programs, customized, comprehensive training and technical assistance programs, and the provision of fiscal sponsorship and nonprofit incubation. NYCON is the only nonprofit association in the state, and perhaps, nationally, that provides a wide array of specialized technical assistance services, including legal and financial, to nonprofits of all kinds in a staff-based, multidisciplinary team model. Doing so in the context of membership, we build a long term, multi-layered service relationship with member nonprofits. We also work in close partnership with government (federal, state and local) and the private sector (community foundations, private foundations, and United Ways) to educate and directly assist their nonprofit constituencies. NYCON provides its members a wealth of quality, cost-saving group purchasing and discounted programs (from insurance and employee benefits to payroll outsourcing and publication discounts).
For communities, NYCON has a long and rich history of working with and facilitating community stakeholders to identify unmet needs and mobilizing assets to cost-effectively address those needs. Services through our Community Capacity Building Division include needs assessments, applied research, consortium and coalition development, program development and evaluation, grant management and acting as a lead agency.
NYCON is proud to be an active member of the National Council of Nonprofits, the National Association of Planning Councils, the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, and Governance Matters!
Learn more about the National Council of Nonprofits, the State Association Network of Nonprofits, Membership Benefits, Research and the national nonprofit Public Policy Agenda by clicking on the links below:
List of News:
Vote on NYCON's Board Members
Nonprofits React To Excessive Compensation Task Force
Sauer Elected Treasurer of National Council
Join Us at the Annual Luncheon
CCSNYS in the Blogosphere!
Fleishman Receives the 2007 Urbach Award
Alston Named NYC Vice President
New “Nonprofit Voices” Radio Show Announced