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.

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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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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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Taking the First Step Toward Healthier Communities

In 2018, the Alliance received a mini-grant from YMCA of the USA to participate in two strategies that supported the Surgeon General’s Call to Action on walking. With the grant, the Alliance identified an opportunity to pilot the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk With Ease Program in conjunction with the Oneonta Family YMCA. This rural community and […]

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Upcoming Events

May 21, 2019
  • Afterschool Meals: Fueling Success Beyond the School Day Webinar May 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 1:00pm Hunger Solutions NY will be hosting a webinar, “Afterschool Meals: Fuels Success Beyond the School Day.”

    This webinar is a chance to learn more about the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) afterschool meals components. CACFP provides reimbursement funding to help eligible schools and enrichment programs serve nutritious meals and snacks to youth in their care after school, on weekends, and/or during breaks throughout the regular school year.

    Panelists include our very own, Bridgette Gates, Senior Director of Youth Development at the Watertown Family YMCA (a current CACFP sponsor!), as well as representatives from the New York State Department of Health and Hunger Solutions NY.

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR!

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