Member Benefits

The Institute for Human Services is a leader in the regional nonprofit sector, focused on providing professional services and support for our members. In addition, by partnering with us, you also have a partnership with the state-wide New York Council on Nonprofits. IHS Member organizations are eligible to receive all of the membership benefits of NYCONat no additional cost.

Your membership supports Institute sponsored collaborative initiatives including interagency network administration, ongoing development of management resources and services, information and referral, nonprofit technology, as well as other capacity-building resources for nonprofit organizations. IHS continues to bring member organizations together with those across multiple sectors to address key regional issues and to develop the shared capacities needed to be successful.




New York Council of
Nonprofits (NYCON)

Complimentary membership for IHS Nonprofit Members!

Over 3,000 New York State nonprofits would agree; joining IHS / NYCON just makes good fiscal sense. All IHS members are automatically enrolled to receive NYCON benefits. Don’t be left out, join the largest nonprofit coalition in the State!

For a full listing of NYCON's wide range of benefits, view their benefits summary. Listed below are a few of their most popular.

Saving Solutions: Employee Benefits - Health insurance is becoming more expensive and difficult to manage. With an IHS membership, your organization will have access to affordable benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, worker’s compensation, and much more!

Organizational Insurance: Directors and Officers Insurance, Professional Liability Insurance, Employee Practices Liability Insurance, General Liability Insurance, and more.

Business Support Services: Discounts on grant seeking resources, office supplies, audio and web conferencing, payroll outsourcing, and background check services are just a few of the opportunities!

Nonprofit Training, Education, & Professional Assistance: NYCON offers a wide range of resources including toolkits & publications, customized professional assistance, online webinars, and annual conferences. Their award-winning training opportunities focus on frontline staff all the way to the board of directors. Group purchasing/discount programs for supplies, software, payroll services, audio & web conference calling, and other essential services.

The Provider Network

Nonprofit News for the Southern Tier: The Provider Network is a multi-platform approach to connecting and educating nonprofit professionals. 

Free Job Postings: The Provider Network offers IHS Members a place to post their nonprofit job opportunities as no cost!

Connect with over 2,000 individuals in the Southern Tier through
The Provider Network.

IHS Educational Services

Local, Low-cost Training & Professional Development: IHS reacts to the needs of our members by providing local, low-cost, and relevant training and professional development opportunities. IHS Educational services, in combination with NYCON educational opportunities, provide your staff and organization with a comprehensive approach to education.

Members receive a discount on all IHS educational events.

Lead Agency Services

IHS leads a multitude of networks and community coalitions to create stronger communication and collaboration between organizations, businesses, and government entities. Examples are STNED, IHS Education Committee, and C4S. IHS members are given first access to opportunities and are encouraged to utilize the expertise of IHS when forming new groups.

Consulting and Advisory Services

Make IHS Your First Point of Contact!
IHS members have access to IHS Organizational & Resource Development, Communications & Marketing, and Strategic Planning staff. If IHS staff are not able to meet your needs, we have a network of trusted providers in various disciplines who are ready for your call. Make IHS your first point of contact and let us do the digging for you!

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