Wednesday, March 29, 2006 presentation

On Monday, March 27, I attended the presentation to their Board of Advisors at the Commerce Bank reception space on Wall Street. President Christine Cronin highlighted the amazing growth of this very valuable resource for all New York State non-profits, which officially started off in October 2004. “ is a free, online contributions portal, which is dedicated to increasing charitable dollars flowing from donors to New York causes, and provides information on over 60,000 charities in New York State. It gives donors a centralized site to learn about New York charities, and to easy, safe means to give time, money and talent. For nonprofits, it provides a unique way to promote missions, to educate new donors, and to extend fundraising reach in a way that supplements existing efforts.” (from their website: