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Who We Are...

Founded in 1998, Good Causes, Inc. (formerly Innovative Charitable Initiatives, Inc.) offers administrative services including fiscal sponsorship, employee administration and a temporary home for programs in transition. We serve emerging charitable groups, collaboratives, consortiums and funders supporting transitioning programs. Good Causes has worked with many respected New York and national grantmakers and successfully administered federal, state and local governmental grants on behalf of our sponsored programs. Good Causes is a part of the New York Council of Nonprofits, Inc. Family of Nonprofit Services.


New York Council of Nonprofits: provides a full range of business and capacity building services including accessible, expert consulting and customized training through seasoned nonprofit staff specialists and attorneys. Our 3,000 members gain access to FREE online trainings, policy reports, and discounts on popular tools, seminars, and publications, along with affordable pricing on choice employee benefit plans, a members-only Directors and Officers liability policy, and more. Join NYCON today!

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Council Services Plus: a full-service, licensed insurance brokerage specializing in small-to-mid sized nonprofits. Focused on group employee benefits, liability coverage, and risk management, Council Services Plus has helped thousands of nonprofits understand and secure competitively priced plans and policies that best meet their needs.  Our broker and customer service team are authorities in the field and provide the best in service.

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BoardStrong: a comprehensive board building solution providing board recruitment, education, and development services. High-touch, personalized board placements, access to a digital board matching and education platform, and a team of expert board trainers and facilitators.

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