Don’t Miss Our Y Key Leaders Dinner

As the Alliance and Ys evolve with the new service delivery/member advancement system, we need your input to ensure that the future is strong for YMCAs in the Empire State.

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Making Strides Toward Safer Routes to Schools

Through grant funding from the YMCA of the USA and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Alliance built the Safe Routes to School Student Ambassador Pilot Program.

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The Power of Youth and Government

Take a glimpse into the contagious passion that our Youth and Government teens have for learning how to affect meaningful change.

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Our New York State YMCAs

The Alliance of New York State YMCAs is comprised of 39 independent Ys and more than 135 YMCA branches.

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Latest News


Advantage Afterschool Program Funding RFP Released!

An RFP for competitive funding for the Advantage After School Program has been posted. Please see the RFP and appendix documents for details on eligibility and submitting a proposal. Notably, the maximum rate allowed per student in this RFP has been raised to $2,000 from the previous rate of $1,375. Thank you to all who participated with us in […]

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May Funding Finder

Making you aware of available grant opportunities is a fundamental part of how the Alliance supports the YMCA programs that strengthen communities statewide. Through these funding sources, you are able to focus on the programs that nurture our youth, improve health and well-being, and offer opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Grant Opportunities U.S. […]

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Welcoming Our Newest Teammate

Like the flowers outside, the Alliance is growing this Spring!  With much excitement, the Alliance is pleased to announce that Rob Totaro will soon join our State Alliance team as the Associate Director of Member Advancement.  In this role, Rob will work closely with Mary Kay Polston, Director of Member Advancement to determine and respond […]

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Making Strides Toward Safer Routes to Schools

Through grant funding from the YMCA of the USA and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Alliance built the Safe Routes to School Student Ambassador Pilot Program.

READ MORE
The Power of Youth and Government

Take a glimpse into the contagious passion that our Youth and Government teens have for learning how to affect meaningful change.

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Child Victims Act Webinar

In an effort to act as a resource and provide advice to Ys in New York and New Jersey, the State Alliances in both States are convening a joint Child Victims Act Webinar on June 4th, 2019 at 10:00AM.  The webinar will include presentations by representatives from the Redwoods Group and Praesidium, as well as […]

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Y Spotlight: The Magic of Afterschool

Karen started working with the Capital District YMCA in 2016 after having her own successful in-home daycare. Karen told us she was introduced to the world of summer camp that year.

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Upcoming Events

June 4, 2019
  • Child Victims Act Webinar June 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

    In an effort to act as a resource and provide advice to Ys in New York and New Jersey, the State Alliances in both States are convening a joint Child Victims Act Webinar on June 4th, 2019 at 10:00AM.

    The webinar will include presentations by representatives from the Redwoods Group and Praesidium, as well as YMCA CEOs that have experience with similar situations. This webinar is your opportunity to learn from experts about the impact of the Child Victims Act on Ys and take advantage of experienced advice from your colleagues about what to do when an accusation is made.

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    +1 646 876 9923 US (New York)
    Meeting ID: 573 918 117

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June 20, 2019
  • Alliance of NYS YMCAs & NYS YMCA Foundation Joint Board of Directors Meeting June 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm Renaissance Albany Hotel, 144 State St, Albany, NY 12207, USA
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  • YMCA Key Leaders Dinner June 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm Renaissance Albany Hotel, 144 State St, Albany, NY 12207, USA
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July 18, 2019
  • 2019 General Assemblies of YMCAs July 18, 2019 - July 21, 2019 @  Anaheim, CA, USA
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