FPWA strengthens member agencies and other human service providers by helping to build their operations and meet the needs of their communities.Learn More
FPWA provides nearly 170 human services agencies and faith-based institutions, throughout New York City and beyond, with access to a range of services, programs, and grants that help nonprofits and churches address the needs of their communities.
Strengthen organizational capacity through grants, management consultation, professional development, discount purchasing, employee assistance, volunteer placement, and much more
Connect members to our extended network of policymakers, legislators, and other human service and faith-based organizations
Help member agencies to support communities–through scholarships and stipends, financial support, and donations
Effectively advocate for policies and programs aimed at strengthening human services agencies and reducing economic inequity
Social service agencies and faith-based institutions within the New York City metro area that have 501(c)(3) status and support economic equity for their constituents are invited to apply for membership with FPWA. FPWA welcomes non-sectarian and sectarian nonprofit agencies that serve people regardless of age, religious affiliation, ethnicity, race, gender, or sexual orientation.
Once we receive a completed application, an FPWA staff member will arrange to visit your site and meet with the executive director and Board chair.
Our annual membership fees are based on the size of an agency’s budget and are as follows:
|AGENCY'S ANNUAL BUDGET||FEE|
|Less than $500,000||$250|
|$500,000 to $999,999||$350|
|$1,000,000 to $2,499,999||$550|
|$2,500,000 to $4,999,999||$800|
|$5,000,000 to $9,999,999||$1,100|
|$10,000,000 to $14,999,999||$1,300|
|$15,000,000 to $24,999,999||$1,500|
Churches and faith-based agencies that cannot meet all of the criteria for full membership may apply instead for Affiliate Membership ($250 fee). Payment of annual dues provides entitlement to a more limited array of benefits and services.