Capacity Building Workshops

Faith-Based Services

Dialogues between
Funders & Nonprofits

Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, The Bronx

Donor Centered Dialogues

2011 Capacity-Builder Awards
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Annual Gala

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Awards & Recognition

Clients & Sponsors




Valerie Oliver-Durrah

Board of Directors

NTAC Accomplishments
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Assistance Clinic (NTAC)  is a
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wednesday, june 30, 2010
Abigail Kirsch at Stage 6


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See the Tribute from BNY Mellon Bank

Honorary Chairs
Borough Presidents

on. Marty Markowitz - Brooklyn
Hon. Ruben Diaz Jr. - Bronx
Hon. Scott Stringer - Manhattan
Hon. Helen Marshall - Queens
Hon. James Molinaro - Staten Island 


Event Chair
Kim L. Jasmin,

JP Morgan Chase

Event Co-Chairs
MetroPlus Health Plan
United Way of NYC

NTAC 2010 Board of Directors 

Left to right:  Valerie Oliver-Durrah, Pres & CEO, Gayle Gilbert, Angela Hollis, Rev. Kanyere Eaton
Kimberley Hayes, Rev. Sylvia Kinard, Esq. (Not pictured)


Tribute to Our 2010 Neighborhood Investors

Left to right:  Rev. Dr. Barbara Lucas, Valerie Oliver-Durrah, NTAC President, Doris Quinones, Michael Flanigan, Lisa Anderson, June Jee for Verizon, Coreen Simpson, Elkhair Balla, Angela Hollis, Valerie I. Rainford, Gail L. Smith



Lifetime Achievement Awardees

Jennifer Jones Austin , Debi & Hal Jackson, Dr. Marco Mason







Multi-Cultural Entertainment





In-Kind Contributors
Antigua Yacht Club Marina Resort, Art by Iris V. Allen, Akwaaba B & B (Brooklyn, New York), b.Loved Pieces, Barbara’s Flowers, Black Cameo by Coreen Simpson, Brooklyn Brewery, Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooks Brothers, Catherine's Café (Antigua), Curtain Bluff (Antigua), Dreams for Kids, Inc., Elle Colonna Resort and Spa (Antigua), Foodtown, Half Moon (Jamaica), Hotel Bonadies (Italy), Johnson & Johnson, Le Chateau de Frenche Day Spa, Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Madiba Restaurant, MHW, Ltd., Moët Hennessy USA, Monique Techniques Hair Salon, Ocean Inn (Antigua), Olivino Wines, Panache LLC./W
òdka, Queen Ristorante, Saks Fifth Avenue, The Victorian Mansion (Brooklyn, New York),
Travellers Beach Resort (Negril, Jamaica), and Tribal Truths Collection.



2009 Gala Highlights
Wednesday, July 1, 2009


Tenth Anniversary Gala a Great Success !
July 1, 2008, 7:00-10:00 p.m.
Abigail Kirsch at Stage 6

Steiner Studios, Brooklyn Navy Yard
15 Washington Ave., Brooklyn


NTAC Featured in Our Time Press

This event was an inspirational NTAC 10th Anniversary celebration of neighborhood life supported by over 230 New York City nonprofits and grassroots organizations. 

Proceeds from ticket sales  provided technical assistance training to five grassroots organizations representing the five boroughs of New York City, in their efforts to meet challenges in their communities. It also established a fund available for others throughout 2008.

NTAC 10th Anniv Gala Honorees

Honorees from left to right:  Seth Edwards, Vice President in J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s Community Relations; Rev. Kanyere Eaton, Executive Director, The Sister Fund;  Larry Mandell, Former President of the United Way of New York City;  State Senator Velmanette Montgomery; Elwanda Young, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at the United Way of New York City.; Valerie Oliver-Durrah, President and CEO, Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic; June Jee, Director of External Affairs at Verizon and Verizon FoundationBrenda Scott, Director of Community Affairs for Macy*s East; Cesar Claro, Executive Director of Richmond County Savings Foundation (RCSF); Rev. Emma Jordan Simpson, Executive Director of the Children’s Defense Fund New York; Rev. Dr. Gary V. Simpson, Pastor Concord Baptist Church of Christ.

Honorary Chairs
Marty Markowitz, Brooklyn Borough President
Adolfo Carrión, Jr., Bronx Borough President
Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President
Helen Marshall, Queens Borough President
James Molinaro, Staten Island Borough President

Honorary Co-Chairs

Congresswoman Yvette Clark

Congressman Ed Towns

State Senator Velmanette Montgomery

State Senator Kevin Parker

State Assemblyman Darryl Towns

State Assemblywoman Annette Robinson

New York City Councilmember, Leroy Comrie

Deputy Brooklyn Borough President Yvonne Graham

Deputy Manhattan Borough President, Rose Pierre-Louis

Gordon Campbell, President United Way NYC

James Durrah, Asst. Commissioner, NYC Dept. of Health

Hazel Dukes, President Greater New York NAACP

Hon. C. Virginia Fields, National Black Commission on AIDS

Rev. Dr. David A. Hampton, Bethany Baptist Church

Mrs. Hope Y. Hampton, Bethany Baptist Church

Dr. Marcella Maxwell, The Links, Inc.

Dr. Megan McLaughlin, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies, retired. 


Event Chairs
Elwanda Young, United Way of NYC
Kim L. Jasmin, JP Morgan Chase
Brenda Scott, Macy’s
Aldo Bianchi, Verizon

Benefit Committee


Chaya Abelsky, Nonprofit Help Desk
Jennifer Jones Austin, United Way NYC

Carlton Brown, Full Spectrum Dev. Corp.

Melba Butler; Butler Consulting

Ruth Clark,  Support Network

Brooke Remel Durrah, NTAC

William Oliver Durrah, Office of Sen. Velmanette Montgomery

Colvin Grannum, President Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

Fred Price, Medgar Evers College

Valerie Rainford, JPMorgan Chase

Coreen Simpson, Support Network

Troy Taylor, Johnson & Johnson

Patricia White, NY Community Trust

Lawrence Whiteside, Brooklyn Community Board 2

Rev. Alphonso Wyatt, Fund for the City of New York

Benefiting Organizations

LifeCamp Inc., Queens
Sesame Flyers, Brooklyn
Harlem Dowling, Manhattan
NAACP, Bronx
Sundog Theatre, Staten Island


In-Kind Contributors: 
Madiba South African Restaurant,  Moet Hennessy USA, Half Moon Hotel, Royal St. Kitts
Beach  Hotel & Casino Resort, The Ocean Inn (Antigua, West Indies), ACN Telecommunications,
Our Time Press

Supporting Organizations

The Nonprofit Help Desk, A division of the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney IslandNational Association for the Advancement of Colored PeopleHarlem DowlingPiel Canela Latin Dance Studios
LifeCamp of QueensAdhikaar - Nepalise Human RightsSundog TheatreSesame Flyers Int'l

Concord Family Services


Communication Management