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Mahesh Nattanmai Appointed Inaugural Expert in Residence for Civic Hall

New York, NY – (May 16, 2024) – Civic Hall, a pioneering center for innovation, digital skills training, and civic technology has named Mahesh Nattanmai as Expert in Residence. Mahesh will focus on artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, digital transformation in government, and user-centered design. Mahesh Nattanmai, the Co-Founder of ...

The Fedcap Group Releases First Half Fiscal Year 2024 Operating and Financial Results

The Fedcap Group announced its first half fiscal 2024 operational and financial results, ended March 31, 2024.

Stralto Makes Civic Hall at Union Square its Global Headquarters

NEW YORK, NY [April 18,2024]—Yesterday, at a packed event, Civic Hall announced that Stralto, a leading technology company that delivers custom-built enterprise applications and solutions for companies in growth mode, is making Civic Hall’s Union Street location its global headquarters. Stralto provides cloud transformation, data, enterprise applications services as well ...


  New York, NY – [March 25, 2024] –Civic Hall and StartEd have launched a new strategic partnership to launch The EdTech Hub, a dynamic space at Civic Hall at Union Square dedicated to fostering education-related entrepreneurialism and innovation.   StartEd will deliver programming year-round at Civic Hall to build ...

The TACT School Joins The Fedcap Group to Expand Opportunities for the Autism Community in the Trades

  New York, NY [March 19, 2024]  – The Fedcap Group proudly announces its acquisition of TACT (Teaching the Autism Community Trades), a Denver, Colorado-based school dedicated to empowering individuals with autism through skilled trades education and employment.   Founded with a mission to tackle the high unemployment rates of ...

Happy Jack Entertainment to Broadcast Their Mental Health and Wellness Podcast from Civic Hall

New York, NY (March 12, 2024) — Happy Jack Entertainment, a community of creatives for creatives that uses technology and music to provide mental health services, has joined Civic Hall. As members, Happy Jack Entertainment will be broadcasting their podcasts from Civic Hall, where they turn the volume up on ...

Civic Hall Partners with CompTIA to Launch Introductory IT Course, Creating an Entry Point to the Tech Sector

New York, NY [March 1, 2024]— Civic Hall is excited to announce the launch of a comprehensive Introduction to IT program, designed to provide foundational training in information technology. In collaboration with CompTIA, Civic Hall’s new program will equip individuals with essential basic IT knowledge and skills through the CompTIA ...

Dr. Yaara Shimshoni Appointed Senior Research Fellow at Fedcap’s Community Impact Policy Institute

New York, NY –The Community Impact Policy Institute—the thinktank and research arm of The Fedcap Group—has appointed Dr. Yaara Shimshoni Senior Research Fellow.   Dr. Shimshoni, a clinical psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor at the prestigious Yale School of Medicine, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to her new ...

FedcapCARES Achieves Milestone with Successful Completion of SOC 2 Type II Audit by Sensiba LLP

New York, NY – The Fedcap Group is pleased to announce the successful completion of the System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 Type II audit conducted by Sensiba LLP for FedcapCARES—our nation leading automated cloud-hosted software application which serves as a hub for case management, client activity and tracks attendance, ...

Fedcap UK and the Community Impact Policy Institute Launches the Compass Series Focused on International Strategies to Improve Health, Employability, and Economic Well-Being

Compass Series Kicks Off with Leading Scottish Policymakers in Edinburgh, Scotland Edinburgh, Scotland–Fedcap UK and the Community Impact Policy Institute are excited to announce the launch of a new policy series, Fedcap Compass, dedicated to addressing the intersection of health, employability, and economic well-being. The inaugural event will take place ...

Easterseals Lonestar’s Inclusive Esports Program Expands its Reach to Four Schools

More than 40 Students Participating in Inclusive Esports Competitions Dallas, Texas (February 14, 2024) – Easterseals Lonestar announces that four schools have joined its new Esports League. The school are Navarro and Greenleaf Neurodiverse Transition School, both part of the Austin Independent School District; Cedars International Next Generation High School; ...


Partnership Supported by the Simons Foundation New York, NY (February 9, 2024)— Civic Hall, a dynamic hub for innovation and education within New York City’s tech landscape, proudly announces its collaboration with Sound+Science, a groundbreaking initiative that explores the intersection of music and STEM education.   Located at Union Square ...


New York, NY (January 31, 2024)—Civic Hall, the pioneering hub for innovation and training in New York’s tech ecosystem, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with The Business Council of New York State, the state’s foremost advocate for businesses. This collaboration solidifies Civic Hall’s role as the official NYC ...

Hospitality Pathways Joins Civic Hall to Empower Marginalized Communities Through Innovation in the Retail Cannabis Industry

New York, NY (January 29, 2024) —Hospitality Pathways, a leading organization dedicated to providing in-demand job skills for members of marginalized communities, has joined Civic Hall. Hospitality Pathways offers training programs that lead to sustainable employment, livable wages, and future growth opportunities within the emerging retail cannabis industry. As members, ...

LaGuardia Community College and Apex Technical School Partner to Build Pathways for Students in the Trades Seeking College Degrees

LONG ISLAND CITY, NY (January 25, 2024) — LaGuardia Community College/CUNY and Apex Technical School [] have officially entered into a partnership, marking the beginning of a collaborative effort to enhance educational opportunities for students pursuing trades and seeking college degrees. The agreement, signed by Kenneth Adams, President of LaGuardia ...

First Tech Fund Joins Civic Hall to Expand Opportunities in NYC’s Innovation Ecosystem to Underserved Individuals

NEW YORK, NY (January 5, 2024) —Civic Hall is partnering with First Tech Fund to enhance workforce training opportunities for low-income high school students in New York City, particularly within the innovation ecosystem. This collaboration will allow the First Tech Fund to provide additional workforce development programs and pathways for ...

The Fedcap Group Releases Fiscal Year 2023 Operating and Financial Results

Concluding another year of strong contract and program performance, The Fedcap Group looks ahead to mid-single digit revenue growth in 2024.

The Women’s Project Awarded Grant from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services to Provide Alternatives and Services to Women Facing Pre-Trial Detention and Incarceration

New York, NY (December 11, 2023) –The Women’s Project—a member of The Fedcap Group’s Wildcat Service Corporation—has been awarded $1.4 million by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) to provide 60 women annually with an alternative to pretrial detention and incarceration, focusing on connecting women with housing, ...

Single Stop Adds LIHEAP to Nation-Leading Benefits Screener

LIHEAP assists low-income households with energy bills and energy-efficient home improvements.

The Fedcap Group Launches Civic Hall at Union Square Website

Website,, is a one-stop shop for prospective students, organizations, and innovators for the NYC region’s leading tech training and innovation ecosystem.

Mayor Adams, NYCEDC, Partners Open Civic Hall at Union Square, New Hub for Tech Jobs

Focus on digital skills training and entrepreneurship will build inclusive talent pipeline for City’s Tech Sector

The Fedcap Group Receives $250,000 from Bread Financial to Launch Single Stop Benefits Screening and Financial Literacy Programs at Civic Hall at Union Square

The grant will also support job fairs to connect individuals trained at Civic Hall to jobs in the tech sector.

Easterseals NY Moves to Expanded New Facility in Port Jervis

Easterseals NY’s New Space Adds Classrooms to Expand Its High-Quality Preschool to Children in the Port Jervis School District as Well as To Better Serve Families in Need

The Fedcap Group and The New York State Black Business Alliance to Host Forum to Break Down Procurement Opportunities for Minority-Owned Businesses

New York, NY (September 25, 2023) – The Fedcap Group is partnering with the New York State Black Business Alliance (NYSBBA) to host “Empowering Business Synergies: Navigating NYC Opportunities” to assist local businesses and entrepreneurs to bridge the gap between local businesses and the City of New York while providing ...

Apex Technical School Opens New Facility in Long Island City

Apex moved into the new facility to meet the growing demand for their high-quality education in construction trades to individuals from NYC and beyond.

Easterseals Lonestar New Child Development Program in Austin Area Now Accepting Enrollments

Lakeway Program Serving Children of All Abilities from Six Weeks to Six Years Old to Begin Classes September 25th

The Information Lab and The Fedcap Group Announce Groundbreaking Partnership to Bring The Data School New York to Civic Hall @ Union Square

The Information Lab is expanding its consultant training program, The Data School, into the U.S. in partnership with Civic Hall.

Newly Created Heckscher Foundation Workforce Development Grants Aim to Create More Than 1,100 Full-Time Jobs in New York

$7.6 million in grants will support innovative hiring programs for state’s underserved youth.

Community Work Services and Fedcap’s Apex Clean Energy Institute Awarded $200,000 Workforce Grant by State of Massachusetts to Train Returning Citizens in Solar Energy

The Re-Entry Workforce Development Demonstration Grants program is sponsored by Massachusetts Governor Maura Healey and Lieutenant Governor Kim Driscoll.

In Memoriam: Bill Grinker

The Fedcap Group is deeply saddened by the passing of our dear colleague and friend Bill Grinker, an icon in the field of human services in New York City.

Easterseals Lonestar Launches Inclusive eSports Program in Partnership with Local School Districts for At-Risk Students

The pilot program is a partnership between Easterseals and local school districts to recruit students to participate in an eSports league that integrates opportunities to explore STEM careers.

The Fedcap Middle and High School Celebrates 2023 Graduates at the 13th Commencement Ceremony

Small class sizes and specially trained and dedicated instructors enable the students to learn and heal at their own pace, setting the stage for future success.

LaGuardia Community College and The Fedcap Group Announce Groundbreaking Partnership to Bring Industry-Recognized Programs to Civic Hall

Civic Hall to officially open this Fall to hundreds of students. Courses will include cyber security, digital marketing, and computer and IT network management

The Fedcap Group Statement on the Proposed Combination with Paul Smith’s College

New York, May 19 – Statement by Susan Walsh, Spokesperson for The Fedcap Group, on the Proposed Combination with Paul Smith’s College “The Fedcap Group is deeply committed to the future success of Paul Smith’s College. Its unique programming, campus experience, and importance to the community are unmatched in the ...

The Fedcap Group Reports First Half Fiscal Year 2023 Financial and Operating Results

The Fedcap Group served nearly 140,000 people in the first half of FY2023 with services to break down barriers and create pathways to economic well-being.

Apex Technical School Opens Its Highly Successful Electrician Trade Program in Manhattan

Program Will Help Fill Critical Need for Electricians for New York and Beyond

Community Work Services Launches New Apex Clean Energy Institute in Boston

Kicks Off with High Demand Training for Placement into Well-Paying, Sustainable Jobs in the Solar Energy Industry; Will be Expanded to Wind Power & Other Renewable Energy Sources in the Future First Class Enrolled in Solar Training Program are Returning Citizens who Were Formerly Incarcerated to help them Secure Path ...

Fedcap Employment’s Customer Contact Team Wins ‘Team of the Year – Hidden Heroes’ at the Employability Related Services Association’s Awards in the United Kingdom

Fedcap Employment’s 28-person customer contact center located Middlesbrough, England won the Team of the Year - Hidden Heroes category at the Employability Related Services Association’s Awards.

The Fedcap Group Successfully Reports Fiscal Year 2022 Financial and Operating Results

The Fedcap Group delivered strong operating and financial results in FY 2022, achieving virtually all contract deliverables and posting an 8.8% year-on-year revenue increase, primarily driven by organic growth.

The Fedcap Group’s Power52 Clean Energy Access Institute and Apex Technical School to Train Underserved Communities in Solar Energy Technology at Civic Hall @ Union Square

Graduates of the solar certificate program will be offered continuing education and upskilling opportunities at Paul Smith’s College, particularly in clean energy and other climate change related programs.

Easterseals NY to become Official Partner of the New York Islanders

Partnership to help raise awareness and funding to support the services provided by the historic organization for individuals with disabilities.

The Fedcap Group’s CEO, Christine McMahon, Named a Whole Health Hero by Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Crain’s New York Business

Christine McMahon, President and CEO The Fedcap Group was named one of the Whole Health Heroes by Empire BlueCross BlueShield and Crain’s New York Business. The award celebrates leaders and innovators making a difference educating and promoting financial, physical and emotional well-being in the New York City region.

The Fedcap Group’s Civic Hall and RAL Development Services Finalize Agreement to House CIVIC HALL @ UNION SQUARE in New Zero Irving Development

Sponsored by The City of New York’s Economic Development Corporation, CIVIC HALL @ UNION SQUARE Will Create a Pipeline of Diverse Trained Talent to Support New York’s Growing Technology Industries

Fedcap Inc. Launches the Veterans Forward Program to Help Veterans, Service Members and Their Families Across the State of Maine

Fedcap Inc.’s Veterans Forward Received $500,000 from the Federal Government to Kickstart the Program to Help Homeless Veterans.

Fedcap Inc. Awarded $4 Million by the U.S. Department of Labor to Provide Pre-Release Job Training and Wrapround Services to Incarcerated People Prior to Release

July 26, 2022 (New York, NY) Fedcap Inc. was awarded a $4MM Pathway Home program grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to provide training and employment services to adults reentering the workforce following incarceration in a local jail or state correctional facility. Fedcap Inc. will provide training and employment ...

The Fedcap Group to Provide ESG Training for its 3,500 Employees and Boards of Directors for its Twenty-Three Subsidiary Companies

Training Program will be Created by Paul Smith’s College—a National Leader in Environmental Sustainability, Social Justice, and Innovation

The Fedcap Group Reports Strong Operating and Financial Results in Fiscal 2022 First Half

The biannual releases provide key stakeholders with timely disclosures about financial and operational performance, mission-related impact, and trends and challenges. The releases are unique in the nonprofit sector and reflect The Fedcap Group’s commitment to transparency.

First Half Fiscal Year 2022 Financial and Operating Results

The Fedcap Group Reports First Half Fiscal Year 2022 Financial and Operating Results Double-Digit Revenue Growth Reflects Robust Domestic and International Services Platform Leveraged Fiscal 2021 Acquisitions to Further Expand Education and Workforce Development Capabilities Expect Full Year 2022 to Be Another Year of Strong Growth New York, May 12, ...

The Fedcap Group Financial and Programmatic Results for FY 2021 Demonstrate Effective Implementation and Strong Financial Performance

On Thursday, December 16, The Fedcap Group reported its operating and financial results for fiscal year 2021 ended September 30, 2021. These biannual presentations provide our investors including donor and funders, supply chain and other key stakeholders with regular and timely disclosures about financial and operational performance, mission-related impact, and ...

The Fedcap Group Successfully Reports Fiscal Year 2021 Operating and Financial Results

The Fedcap Group, the parent company for a growing network of top tier nonprofit agencies, today reported its operating and financial results for fiscal year 2021 ended September 30, 2021.

The Fedcap Group Reports First Half Fiscal Year 2021 Financial and Operating Results

Double-Digit Revenue Increase Reflects Both Organic and Acquisition Growth

Fedcap Employment Awarded £233 Million (US $330 Million) to Deliver UK Government’s Back to Work Scheme

Will Leverage Employment Services Expertise to Assist 132,100 People Return to the Workforce

The Fedcap Group Strengthens Technology Leadership with Acquisition of Civic Hall

Combination to Provide Technology Training to Unemployed New Yorkers

The Fedcap Group Appoints Marc S. Cooper to Board of Directors

New York, NY, January 2021 — The Fedcap Group, a leading nonprofit that creates opportunities for individuals facing barriers to economic well-being, is pleased to announce the appointment of Marc S. Cooper to its Board of Directors. Marc S. Cooper is Chief Executive Officer of PJ SOLOMON. He was previously ...

The Fedcap Group Reports Fiscal Year 2020 Operating and Financial Results

Resilient performance supported by a strong programmatic, financial and technology infrastructure.

The Fedcap Group Acquires APEX Technical School

The Fedcap Group has acquired Apex Technical School. This acquisition both complements and expands The Fedcap Group’s existing career training platform offered through its Fedcap Career Design School.

Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Fedcap Group is honored to recognize the 30th anniversary of the ADA, which brought fairness, opportunity and fulfillment to the lives of millions.

Leader to Leader: Responding to Race and COVID-19

Nonprofit leaders speak with NYNMedia on confronting the twin challenges. Nonprofit leaders, including Christine McMahon, President and CEO of The Fedcap Group, shared views on how COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement are changing the nonprofit sector with NYNMedia.  “Recent events create an opportunity to prioritize outcome data on ...

FY2020 First Half Financial and Operating Results

The Fedcap Group Reports Fiscal Year 2020 First Half Operating and Financial Results Broadened services in key areas of focus Expanded international operations Effectively responded to COVID-19 health crisis Strengthened liquidity and preparing for post COVID-19 challenges and opportunities New York, May 14 – The Fedcap Group, the parent company ...

A Consortium Led By Fedcap Inc. Selected As Service System Manager For Employment Services In The Hamilton-Niagara Area

[HAMILTON, ON February 14, 2020] – Fedcap Inc., the lead of a consortium of local GTHA-based non-profits, has been selected to help people in Hamilton-Niagara catchment area on their journey towards sustainable employment. Fedcap Inc. is set to oversee the delivery of the Government of Ontario’s new, more locally-responsive, employment services as ...

The Fedcap Group Reports Year End Fiscal Year 2019 Operating and Financial Results

The Fedcap Group Reports Fiscal Year 2019 Operating and Programmatic Results Continued to expand the universe of individuals served by Fedcap Group brands Broadened services in key areas of focus Expanded international operations NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 19, 2019) – The Fedcap Group, the parent company for a growing network ...

The Fedcap Group Reports First Half Fiscal Year 2019 Operating and Financial Results

The Fedcap Group Reports First Half Fiscal Year 2019 Operating and Financial Results Continued to expand the universe of individuals served by Fedcap brands Achieved 10% revenue growth Program expenses continued to account for 88% of total operating expenses Broadened services in key areas of focus Established and expanded international ...

The Fedcap Group Launches New, International Companies to Further Advance Economic and Social Well-Being in the United Kingdom

The Fedcap Group is pleased to announce the launch of two new companies in the United Kingdom, Fedcap Employment and Fedcap Scotland, extending its operations and impact throughout the U.K. The two newly-formed companies are part of Fedcap UK–a growing network of top-tiered nonprofit agencies dedicated to the well-being of ...

2018 Year End Financial and Programmatic Results

The Fedcap Group Reports Fiscal Year 2018 Operating and Financial Results Served more than 317,000 individuals with disabilities and other barriers. Achieved 14.4% revenue increase driven by organic and acquisition growth. 88% of operating expenses were program-related. Significantly strengthened Fedcap’s Easterseals platform in key geographies. Expanded Criminal Justice Work Acquired ...

The Fedcap Group Acquires Kennedy Scott

the fedcap group expands its network to advance economic opportunity internationally with acquisition of kennedy scott in the u.k. New York, December 13 — The Fedcap Group, a nonprofit that develops innovative, sustainable solutions, creating measurable shifts in the economic outlook for the impoverished and disadvantaged, has acquired the esteemed ...

Fedcap Announces New Structure and Executive Appointments

NEW YORK, NY—The Board of Directors of Fedcap Rehabilitation Services, Inc., a nonprofit agency founded in New York City over 80 years ago, today announced the establishment of The Fedcap Group, Inc., the parent company of its growing network of top-tier nonprofit agencies dedicated to advancing the economic and social well-being ...

The Fedcap Group Announces New Combinations

The Fedcap Group Announces New Combinations NEW YORK, NY—In an effort to strengthen and expand services for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to economic well-being. The Fedcap Group​​ is pleased to announce our formal combination with Easterseals North Texas, Easterseals Central Texas and MVLE. The agency serves more than ...

Fedcap Group Senior VP Grant Collins Testifies Before U.S. House Committee

On June 10th Grant Collins, Fedcap Senior Vice President of Workforce Development and Executive Director of WeCARE, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture. The hearing, “Past, Present, and Future of SNAP: The Means to Climbing the Economic Ladder,” is part of the committee’s two-year review of SNAP, in anticipation ...

Fedcap CEO Christine McMahon Appointed to US Secretary of Labor Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities.

New York City – Christine McMahon, Chief Executive Officer of Fedcap Rehabilitative Services, Inc. a New York City nonprofit agency, was recently appointed to serve on the United States Secretary of Labor’s  Advisory Committee on Increasing Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Disabilities. The purpose of the committee is to advise the Secretary on ...