Member Benefits




Strengthening Member Agencies


FPWA strengthens member agencies and other human service providers by helping to build their operations and meet the needs of their communities.

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Supporting Communities


FPWA operates a number of programs that provide its member agencies with the support needed to help improve the lives of their clients and communities.

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FPWA provides nearly 200 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.

What We Do For Members

  • 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

Become a Member Agency of FPWA

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.

Please contact Phylicia Tait, Administrative Assistant at 212-801-1309 to receive a membership package, or download an Agency Membership Application.

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Agency Membership Application

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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.

Membership Fees

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
$25,000,000 + $1,800

Affiliate Membership

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.