Posted on August 4, 2021
For support of their efforts to mobilize staff, volunteers, and resources to help nonprofits navigate the challenges of the pandemic and economic recovery so they can better serve the increased needs of children, youth, and families in low-income NYC neighborhoods. LANY’s COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Initiative is providing legal representation, customized consultations, and educational resources to help more than 100 organizations that are providing relief and/or are themselves recovering from the prolonged impact of the pandemic and its economic, health and social effects. During the grant period, LANY will advise nonprofit leaders and boards on legal strategies they can pursue to preserve and retool programs, hedge risks, maximize resources, and better position their organizations for changing and challenging times ahead. With timely legal help, nonprofits will better be able to fulfill their missions and plans and thereby improve the lives of children, youth, and families. Lawyers Alliance for New York is the leading provider of business and transactional legal services to nonprofit organizations that are improving the quality of life within low-income communities throughout NYC.