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We push for bold policy solutions that will end systemic barriers to economic security and self-sufficiency.

Together, we can make New York City a fair and equitable community where all can thrive.

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We launched a state-wide coalition alongside our partners to strengthen and expand cash assistance programs and improve the lives of New Yorkers in need. 

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We are reigniting Dr. King’s visionary call for economic justice and racial equity and have released an eye-opening analysis that reveals the stark reality of inequality in our nation.

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Human Services Funding in NYC at 10-year low

Check out our latest Human Services Funds Tracker report, which provides a comprehensive funding analysis of New York City’s human services agencies over fiscal year ‘22. Previously launched in 2019 as the Federal Funds Tracker, the newly expanded tool monitors state and city funding to provide a holistic account of the sector’s fiscal health. 

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NYC Funds Tracker Dashboard and Analysis

The interactive open data dashboard helps you visualize and track the city budget, with a specific focus on the critical human services funding we rely on.

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FPWA has recently been receiving claims from members of the public emailing and calling our offices that individuals posing as FPWA agents have contacted them claiming that in order for the recipient to claim grant monies from FPWA they must first send the agent personal information, a cell phone number, gift card codes or money.

FPWA does not use social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), text messages or direct phone contact to solicit, review, or make awards. FPWA staff will not call or message you requesting money in order to be eligible for an award.

Further, FPWA does not make grants directly to individuals. FPWA works with its member agency partners and other reputable community-based organizations to direct support to families and individuals in our community.

If you or someone you know has been contacted by someone posing to be an “FPWA Agent” or staff person requesting money to release a grant, please do the following:

If you have questions prior to reporting your incident, view the IC3 FAQs for more information.

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