The Boys’ Club of New York Welcomes New Grants Manager

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Non-profit specialist Erin Sawaya joins BCNY as Grants Manager.

Erin Sawaya has been named the new Grants Manager at The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY). Sawaya will manage all facets of the grant administration process at BCNY and will work closely with Executive Director Stephen Tosh and Chief Development Officer Mary Hastings to identify new opportunities and nurture existing foundation relationships.

“I’m so excited to be here at BCNY,” said Sawaya “and to have the opportunity to use my background and experience to increase funding for this great organization.”

“Erin is a talented professional with outstanding research and communication skills,” said Executive Director Stephen Tosh, “We see great opportunities to increase our foundation revenue and think Erin, with the help of our trustees and executive staff, is the right person to manage this critical fundraising area.”

Sawaya has over ten years’ experience in non-profit development, including grant writing, fundraising and project management. Previous to joining BCNY, Sawaya spent nearly five years as Vice President of Development and Communications for Worldfund, where she helped raise funds for quality education for underserved youth in Latin America. She also worked for NYU’s Metro Center, an education-equity assistance center; and at Human Rights Watch. Erin received her Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University and graduated magna cum laude with a BA from Barnard College.

BCNY, a youth development organization that uses a multi-disciplinary approach to prepare boys and young men to achieve their full potential, is thrilled that Sawaya will be taking on this role, and congratulates her on her successes. For more information about BCNY visit

About The Boys’ Club of New York
The Boys’ Club of New York is committed to nurturing, mentoring and guiding boys and young men to prepare them to reach their fullest potential. Throughout its 138-year history of youth development, The Boys’ Club of New York has combined a single-minded focus on boys and young men with a unique, multi-disciplinary approach that prepares them for a fulfilling and meaningful adulthood. The Boys’ Club of New York accomplishes this through an approach that includes music and arts programs, social and recreational activities, academic support, and athletics.

By introducing boys to new ideas, expanding their interests, developing their real-world skills, providing a safe and nurturing environment, and offering ongoing counseling and mentorship, the Boys’ Club of New York helps shape boys and young men into the best men they can be.

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