NYC Bridge Funding for the Arts (NYCBFA)

We are so excited to share more about an initiative we’ve been working on for the past eight months! In partnership with The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./NY), we have launched the NYC Bridge Funding for the Arts (NYCBFA), a loan fund that will provide short-term, below-market…

Real Talk: MOCJ – A litmus test for procurement reform

Nonprofits continue to experience difficult financial circumstances due to extended payment delays by the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ). SeaChange’s John MacIntosh analyzes the City’s current public data on contract registrations and payments, as well as MOCJ’s recent responses to scrutiny, in his article on NYNMedia here….

Real Talk: A New Year’s check in on New York City contract delays

While there is continued improvement, a New Year’s check-in on contract delays suggests that much remains to do. Read more here from SeaChange’s John MacIntosh on the current state of contract delays, the catastrophic situation at MOCJ, and some suggestions for short-term actions that would help.

Is Giving by the Wealthy a Good Thing?

On September 19th SeaChange hosted our Third Annual “Great Debate” on the question: “Is Giving by the Wealthy A Good Thing?” The discussion between Rob Reich and Phil Buchanan was very engaging and even included some fireworks between our two wonderful debaters.

While nonprofits wait to get paid, de Blasio made sure his lawyers did

My recent opinion piece highlighted the irony of nonprofits waiting so long or contract registration and payments while Mayor “jumped the queue” when his contract was taking too long. The dozens of comments since I’ve received reflect the profound disappointment that almost all nonprofits feel about the Mayor and the…