In 2010, 49 million Americans, or one in six, lacked the resources to eat sufficient, regular meals – a new all-time high. (USDA)

Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco)


The Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation (WHEDco) works in the South Bronx to restore pride of place, empower residents, and make neighborhoods livable and healthy. They build energy efficient and affordable homes; provide early childhood education and family support; promote youth development; and catalyze business development among local merchants and individual entrepreneurs. WHEDco offers affordable housing to low-income individuals and families, including the formerly homeless, and provides an array of services to the community from two Bronx-locations: Morrisania and Crotona Park East.

Financial Management Services

UNH works in partnership with colleague organizations including the Nonprofit Finance Fund (NFF), Financial Management Associates (FMA) and Community Resource Exchange (CRE) to help UNH members with strategic decision-making and financial management and to make resources available to pay for this assistance.

Nonprofit Finance Fund’s (NFF) Program Profitability Modeling (PPM) helps organizations understand the revenue and expense dynamics of each major program and determine which programs are operating at a “profit” or “loss”.

NFF helps settlement houses to:

Financial Management Associates (FMA) has offered a number of services to UNH members to examine the fiscal strength of an organization. These programs have included FMA Institute which provides in-person classes and webinars for nonprofit staff to help them manage their financial resources as well as free group and individualized fiscal systems analysis for CFO’s and Executive Directors.

Institute courses include such topics as:

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