Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

October 2016

Liane Stegmaier
VP of Communications and Strategy

Join us for a special screening of Ava DuVernay's important, thought-provoking documentary, 13th, co-presented with Brooklyn Academy of Music's BAMCinematek.

Kaberi Banerjee-Murthy
Vice President of Programs

Ben and Jerry’s is in the news—and not for a new flavor, but instead for a strong and exemplary stance on racial justice

Liane Stegmaier
VP of Communications and Strategy

New Award Spotlights Brooklyn’s Nonprofit Sector and Launches Local Giving Campaign to Attract Much-Needed Support from the Borough’s Residents

Cecilia Clarke
President & CEO

Brooklyn Community Foundation mourns the passing of Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson, the first African American to hold the position, who has served our borough since January 2014. 

Last week, The New York Times published an article on honoring the life of a loved one with a memorial fund. Here at Brooklyn Community Foundation, we’ve had the honor of working with a few families to create funds that preserve the legacy of their loved ones.

Kaberi Banerjee-Murthy
Vice President of Programs

Last month, Brooklyn Community Foundation was privileged to host the great Fania Davis on a visit to Brooklyn to meet the schools and community-based organizations partnering with us in our Brooklyn Restorative Justice Project.