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Join us Wednesday, November 19th at 7pm as DYCD and the Mayor's Office to Combat Domestic Violence host a conversation on Twitter. The topic: Teen Dating Violence.

Do you know a friend in an unhealthy relationship? Ask questions by joining our #NYCDateSafe #TwitterChat 11/19 at 7:00 p.m. Other partners include STEPS to End Family Violence and UPNEXT.


How prevalent is domestic violence?
In the United States, one in four women experience abuse during their lifetimes. Globally, the United Nations reports that up to 70% of women experience some form of gender-based violence in their lifetime (according to country data available).
Click here to obtain New York City’s domestic violence statistics

What help is available for domestic violence victims?
In the United States, it is against the law to intentionally injure someone, force them to participate in a sexual act or put someone in fear of physical injury.

New York City has one-stop domestic violence service centers called Family Justice Centers in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. A Domestic Violence Response Team assists victims of domestic violence in Staten Island. Help is available in all languages and regardless of a person’s immigration status.
Learn more about the New York City Family Justice Centers
Learn more about the Staten Island Domestic Violence Response Team

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911.

To reach the New York City Domestic Violence Hotline, call 311. A Hotline advocate can help you create a safety plan and make referrals for services including emergency shelter.
Download outreach materials
Read Frequently Asked Questions


Summer Immersion Program Interest Form—Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is a national non-profit working to close the gender gap in technology. Through its Summer Immersion Program and Girls Who Code Clubs, the organization is leading the movement to inspire, educate and equip young women with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.

Summer Immersion Program Interest Form—Girls Who Code

The Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program is an intensive seven-week opportunity that pairs project-based computer science education with real-world tech industry exposure. Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm each day, teenage girls learn everything from mobile app development to programming robots in Python to front-end web design. They also work with female mentors and take field trips to start-ups, where they meet employees and observe how computer science is utilized in different workplaces.

Visit www.girlswhocode.com to learn more about upcoming recruitment events and info sessions in your area; details around how and when to submit a successful application; and opportunities to help spread the Girls Who Code movement in your community. The application will open in early January, so stay tuned!


The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, Hispanic Federation, New York Urban League, with Asian American Federation and Black Agency Executives are pleased to announce the launch of the Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund (CCNSF).

Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund (CCNSF) was established following the New York City Council allocation of $2.5 million in the Fiscal Year 2015 Budget. CCNSF aims to strengthen capacity in key areas of organizational need, including: financial management and planning, evaluation and outcomes system development, leadership development, new program planning and development, strategy and organization development, MIS design and development, collaboration and strategic alliances.

Awards of up to $35,000 will be made to organizations through a competitive application process. Eligible organizations must have tax-exempt status under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code and have been incorporated as a non-profit for three years; be current in registration with the Charities Bureau of the NYS Office of the Attorney General; be a NYC-based, direct service organization that serves primarily NYC residents; experience serving and currently serving communities where 51% or more are people of color; demonstrated record of outreach to communities of color for recruitment of the executive director and members of the board of directors; have an operating budget of at least $150,000 with preference given to organizations with budgets under $2 million; evidence of demonstrated commitment to equal employment opportunities and demonstrated commitment and capacity to deliver culturally competent services.

Interested organizations may apply to only one of three funding streams spearheaded by Coalition for Asian Children and Families, Hispanic Federation or New York Urban League. Applications are due by November 21, 2014 and can be downloaded at: http://bit.ly/1Dwy6ww. For additional information, including borough information sessions, contact:

Coalition for Asian American Children & Families - David Aguilar at daguilar@cacf.org
Hispanic Federation - Carmen Pinero at cpinero@hispanicfederation.org
New York Urban League - Sheronia Rogers at CommunitiesofColorFund@nyul.org



The New York Community Trust makes grants primarily to nonprofit organizations located in the five boroughs of New York City.

Starting in 2014, The New York Community Trust adopted a schedule of due dates. If you submit a Proposal Cover Sheet to The Trust by close of business on that date, followed by a full proposal in hard copy by mail postmarked within seven business days, we will inform you of a decision on the proposal by the dates specified below.

  • February 13, 2015 for decision on or before October 15, 2015
  • May 22, 2015 for decision on or before December 15, 2015
  • October 15, 2015 for decision on or before April 15, 2016

    If applying in response to one of our RFPs, please follow its procedures and timelines.



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