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Let’s Talk About SPACE 2023 and Beyond

March 14, 2023 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Let's Talk About Space

Nonprofit New York is thrilled to announce a half-day summit, hosted in collaboration with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, featuring candid conversations and insightful panel discussions on the climate and space challenges impacting the nonprofit sector, including:

  • Climate Goals: Complying with Local Law 97 and other local climate legislation and what nonprofits can do to advance climate and environmental justice
  • Real Estate: Navigating rental leases, exploring the hybrid work model, utilizing space in optimal ways, and mitigating cost escalations passed on from landlords
  • Capital Funding: Securing funding for renovations, equipment, new construction, property purchases, and the development of office space to create more effective programming and services



Panels & Panelists

Panel 1: Climate Goals | 9:20 a.m.-10:10 a.m.

Kyra Armstrong
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

Julia Fish
OPEN Impact

Anthony Karefa Rogers-Wright
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

Katherine Willis
NYC Accelerator

Chai Jindasurat-Yasui
Nonprofit New York

Panel 2: Real Estate | 10:15AM – 11:05AM

Salvatore Gogliormella
Paul Weiss

Jennifer Samel
OPEN Impact

Arthur Skelskie
OPEN Impact

Christopher Turner
Denham Wolf

McGregor Smyth
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

Panel 3: Capital Funding | 11:10AM – 12:00PM

Kristen Chin
Hester Street

Andrew Chintz
NYC Accelerator

Larisa Wick
The Wright Group

Ron Innocent
Denham Wolf

Date & Time:

Tuesday March 14th: 9:00am – 12:00pm ET


The Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice
320 E. 43rd St
New York, NY 10017

Quick-Glance Ticket Type

Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

  • Nonprofit Organizations: $45.00
  • For-Profit Businesses & Organizations: $95.00

Nonprofit New York Members, if your organization is facing financial barriers please reach out to Sonali Jhurani at [email protected] about the possibility of need-based sponsored tickets.

Not sure if your organization is a member? Check out our member directory. If your organization is not a current member of Nonprofit New York, visit our website for more information on joining.

Accessibility Statement

Nonprofit New York is committed to making our events and experiences as accessible as possible. We have ASL Interpretation services available and have ensured table clearance at the conference is 28 inches to accommodate mobility devices. A general blueprint of the space, PowerPoints and other materials, and accessible handouts can be made available before the conference at attendees’ request. Guide dogs are welcome as well. Elevators are available in addition to stairs for all spaces. Gender neutral bathrooms, as well as a lactation and prayer room, will be available. Sessions will be recorded and can be translated to a language other than English upon request.

We want you to enjoy this conference worry-free, so if you need accommodations not described above, please contact us.

COVID Policy

Proof of vaccination will be required at the door. A negative COVID test is not a substitute for vaccination. Masks are not required, so please consider your individual comfort level. Note that if you choose to visit Ford’s art gallery, masks are required in that space. Please reach out individually with any specific questions. Nonprofit New York reserves the right to modify our COVID-19 Policy based on new or changing guidance from New York State.

Ticket Cancellation, Photography, and Event Policy

Nonprofit New York’s Annual Conference is nonrefundable. All registrants will receive recordings from the plenary sessions, keynote speaker, and breakout rooms. For more information on our policy or for questions about the conference in general, please reach out to [email protected].

Please be advised that, if you register for this conference, unless we hear from you otherwise, we will include you as part of our regular contact list. By registering for this conference, you hereby: (1) give consent for Nonprofit New York to use your photograph or image in its print, online and video publications; (2) release Nonprofit New York, its employees and any outside third parties from all liabilities or claims that you might assert in connection with the above-described uses; and (3) waive any right to inspect, approve or receive compensation for any materials or communications, including photographs, videotapes, website images or written materials, incorporating photos/images of you. For questions about accessibility or to request auxiliary aids, please contact Nonprofit New York at least ten natural days prior to the event. Every reasonable effort will be made to provide appropriate accommodations in an effective and timely manner.


March 14, 2023
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Nonprofit New York
(212) 502-4191
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Ford Foundation
320 E 43rd St
New York, 10017 United States
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