Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

Spark Prize

Liane Stegmaier
Director of Communications

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Thursday, February 16th, as we honored five Brooklyn nonprofits with our first annual $100,000 Spark Prize, at a ceremony at 501 Union in Gowanus.

Cecilia Clarke
President & CEO

In this time of great uncertainty and concern for our communities, so many of our neighbors are working together to help make Brooklyn a fair and just place for all who call it home. And while our challenges may be mounting, so too are our victories. 

Liane Stegmaier
Director of Communications

We are thrilled to announce that our first-ever Brooklyn Gives on #GivingTuesday local giving campaign has raised well over $250,000 for 20 outstanding Brooklyn nonprofits in 24 hours!

Liane Stegmaier
Director of Communications

It's #GivingTuesday!

 
Liane Stegmaier
Director of Communications

We are on the eve of launching Brooklyn’s first-ever local giving campaign: Brooklyn Gives on #GivingTuesday! 

Liane Stegmaier
Director of Communications

Save the date – Tuesday, November 29 – and save your holiday shopping for Brooklyn Gives on #GivingTuesday!
 

Liane Stegmaier
Director of Communications

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

Liane Stegmaier
Director of Communications

The applicant pool for the inaugural Spark Prize is a dynamic mix of organizations representing the diversity, history, and depth of our borough’s nonprofit sector. Here are some highlights.

Liane Stegmaier
Director of Communications

Last night we welcomed members of our inaugural Spark Prize Committee to Crown Heights to celebrate the exciting launch of this first-of-its-kind honor for Brooklyn nonprofits. 

Liane Stegmaier
Director of Communications

Application Clinics will take place on Monday, May 9th and Tuesday, May 17th.

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