Sapna NYC awarded Communities of Color Non-profit Stabilization Grant for the Second Year

Sapna NYC recently received a $35,000 grant from the Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund (CCNSF). The CCNSF grant serves nonprofits working with Asian, Latino and Black communities to build organizational capacity. The purpose of increasing funding to minority led organizations in New York City is based on the recognition of the fact that organizations led by people of the community are best equipped to meet the needs of constituents. This grant will support a variety of marketing and communication initiatives that will help Sapna NYC share its mission and expand our audience. Sapna NYC will use the CCNSF grant for staff training on communication tools and marketing.

Project Information:

Bronx, NY  DATE– Executive Director, Alison Karasz, has announced that Sapna NYC has received the Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund (CCNSF) grant. It is the second year in a row that Sapna NYC has received the CCNSF grant. The grant will be used to work with experts to implement stronger communication approaches to amplify the impact of our programs and projects. The CCNSF grant enables Sapna NYC, as a community based organization, to develop resources and tools in order to tell the stories of the women in our programs and highlight the needs of the growing South Asian communities we serve.

The NSF grant is important because it channels funds to non-profit organizations that are serving minority and immigrant communities in New York City.

In 2015, the NSF grant was used to devise and implement a new fundraising strategy for Sapna NYC which was successful in increasing individual donor support and fundraising.

About Sapna NYC:

Sapna NYC is an emerging non-profit serving the South Asian immigrant community in New York City. Located in the heart of the new South Asia community in the Bronx, NY, and the only local NGO serving this high need group, Sapna provides service, fosters economic empowerment, and serves as a laboratory for the development of culturally appropriate health interventions. The mission of Sapna NYC is to transform the lives of South Asian immigrant women and their families by improving health, expanding economic opportunity, and building a collective voice for change.