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153 W 27th StreetSuite 300New York, NY 10001


CANY is actively seeking new board members to support this important work.

General Expectations:

  • ADVOCATE - help CANY raise our voice and reach new people.
    • Actively share the power of CANY’s work with your friends, family, colleagues and networks;
    • Help CANY find new friends and supporters;
    • Whenever and wherever possible connect CANY leadership to other people and organizations in support of our cause;
    • Help CANY tell our story;
    • Serve on a board committee.

  • GIVE - help bring critical funding to the organization.
    • Make a significant personal annual contribution appropriate to your circumstance;
    • Use a variety of tools and methods, with the support of staff to meet or exceed a fundraising goal of $5,000 annually;
    • Attend the annual gala and invite your friends;
    • Complete other tasks at the request of the Executive Director or Chair, such as approaching local businesses for support, hosting small events, arranging meetings with potential donors
  • GOVERN - help ensure CANY and all involved behave in an ethical and sustainable manner.
    • Attend four board meetings a year and committee meetings as necessary;
    • Ensure that the organization operates within relevant laws, ethics and in compliance with its own bylaws and policies;
    • Ensure the organization remains true to its mission;
    • Ensure that the organization acts in a fiscally responsible manner and is taking steps to ensure long term sustainability and success.


  • Advertising
  • Fundraising
  • Strategic Planning
  • Brand Development & Messaging
  • Theater Arts

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