Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

November 2017

Kaberi Banerjee-Murthy
Vice President of Programs

Building on our commitment to advocacy and our desire to be led by our grantees, we were thrilled when Kesi Foster, formerly the Coordinator of the Urban Youth Collaborative (UYC) and now a Lead Organizer at Make the Road New York (MRNY), called to ask if we’d like to partner with UYC and MRNY to create a site visit for New York City Council members to learn about the power and potential of Restorative Justice as they consider expanding funding and resources in New York City schools.  

Andrea MacDonald
Manager of Donor Services

November is the time to focus on planning your year-end giving, and establishing a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) at Brooklyn Community Foundation may be the right choice for you. 

Andrea MacDonald
Manager of Donor Services

On Saturday, November 4th, dozens of brawny Brooklynites formed teams to compete for the top spot in CrossFit South Brooklyn’s annual Fight Gone Bad, raising $21,744 to support high-impact initiatives through our Community Fund!