Capacity Building Oversight

Nonprofit Resiliency Committee

Mayor Bill de Blasio launched the Nonprofit Resiliency Committee on September 28, 2016 to provide opportunities for collaboration and expand lines of communication between the City and the nonprofit human service sector. The Committee is managed by MOCS and charged with identifying, designing and launching solutions to streamline administrative processes, enhance collaboration in service and program design and build organizational infrastructure.

Capacity Building Trainings for Council Funded Community Partners

MOCS offers free Capacity Building Training to Council-funded nonprofit organizations. The Capacity Building Training focuses on nonprofit legal compliance, board development, financial management and contracting with New York City, including the City Council discretionary process.

An organization must complete a Capacity Building Training to be eligible for City Council funding if the organization receives more than $10,000 in discretionary funds (cumulatively) and has less than $1 million in City contracts. Training is available online or through a full day, in-person session. To learn more and register, visit our training page.

City Council Discretionary Awards

MOCS maintains the City Council Award Tracker where you can check the statusof your City Council award.

Group Purchasing to Reduce Operating Costs

MOCS manages the Essensa Group Purchasing Program that offers all New York City nonprofit organizations free access to thousands of supplies at a reduced cost.