In her monthly column, Brooklyn Community Foundation President & CEO highlights the power of local leaders, and shares updates on The Just Brooklyn Prize.
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Insights to Impact
We remain committed to advocating for the city to fix the payment backlog and improve its deeply flawed nonprofit contracting process.
A new study shows that white CEOs are disproportionately represented among leadership in our local nonprofit sector. But the systems that have bolstered and maintained white leadership are not immovable—and as funders, we can address them through intentional introspection and strategy.
We’re delighted to spotlight the work of the Bay Ridge Community Development Center (BRCDC), an organization working with South Brooklyn’s underserved communities.
This month, our team and donors had the pleasure of visiting long-term anti-hunger champion The Campaign for Hunger (TCAH), touring its sites in Brooklyn and Queens.
We are thrilled to partner with the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce to support local entrepreneurs and small businesses—the innovators that capture the distinct vision and voice of our borough—and we can’t wait to see what Brooklyn makes!
Community leaders from all walks of life gathered with us at Weeksville Heritage Center—home to the original Brooklyn changemakers—to commemorate the borough's newest honor.
As Brooklyn’s community foundation, we’re here to help our Donor Advised Fund (DAF) holders make the most of their personal giving and achieve their goals.
Brooklyn Community Foundation is pleased to announce the election of two new members to our Board of Directors, Shaheen Rushd and Vishal Sheth.
We at Brooklyn Community Foundation are devastated by the loss of Jordan Neely, a young Black man who died Monday afternoon by the hands of a fellow subway rider. Jordan was homeless and hungry and enraged by the conditions that so many New Yorkers are enduring right now.
The Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford-Stuyvesant is a long-standing Black-led and founded community-based organization focused on ecology activism.
Thanks to the generosity of our community, we're closing in on our goal of raising $50,000 to fuel grassroots support for refugees—if you would like to partner with us, you can donate online or contact us directly to explore other ways to give.
In her monthly column, Brooklyn Community Foundation President & CEO highlights our vision for racial and economic justice, and shares updates on our new Fishman Family Fund for Economic Opportunity.
As we reach the one-year anniversary of the launch of our $2.2 million Wellness and Recovery Fund, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on and celebrate the impact of the ten organizations supported through the Fund.
We're delighted to announce the launch of The Just Brooklyn Prize with The Joe and Clara Tsai Foundation's Social Justice Fund to celebrate five oustanding BIPOC champions in the fight for racial justice in Brooklyn. Nominations are open to the public now through May 15, 2023.
We're halfway to our $50,000 goal to support the newest New Yorkers! Your generous support will help provide a lifeline to asylum seekers. Donate now through April 30th to this urgent fundraising effort.
As part of our capacity building work, we are partnering with the Association of Nonprofit Specialists and PennPac to provide brief consulting sessions to organizations working through a specific question this May. Applications are due April 14th.
In her monthly column, Brooklyn Community Foundation President & CEO highlights our new community engagement initiatives that aim to leverage Brooklyn’s collective power for change.
This Spring, we're mobilizing Brooklynites to aid the newest New Yorkers. Every dollar donated to our Immigrant Rights Fund now through April 30th will go to further support for asylum seekers.
This week, we were honored to join NYC City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams and our philanthropic partners to announce a new public-private partnership to support the organizations assisting asylum seekers and communities in New York City.
We are pleased to announce that Liane Stegmaier has been promoted to Chief of Staff of Brooklyn Community Foundation.
In her monthly column, Foundation President & CEO Dr. Jocelynne Rainey shares the impact of our Spark Prize on past winner Weeksville and introduces our newest cohort of recipients
As we all know, the challenges created by the pandemic have not gone away, especially as higher costs of living have taken their toll. As Brooklyn's community foundation, we are here to help you continue to make a difference right in your own backyard and set goals to make your giving go even further.
Resilia, a social enterprise with offices in New Orleans and New York City, and Brooklyn Community Foundation have come together to build the capacity of a cohort of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) led and serving nonprofits in Brooklyn.
Join us Tuesday, March 14th at the Brooklyn Museum for our annual Spark Breakfast to celebrate the five newest $100,000 Spark Prize winners and honor the incomparable Jennifer Jones Austin.
Brooklyn Community Foundation grieves for Tyre Nichols and we send our deepest condolences to his mother, stepfather, his entire family and community.
In her monthly column, Brooklyn Community Foundation President & CEO reflects on 2022 and shares a look at what to expect in 2023.
Brooklyn Community Foundation mourns the passing of our friend and colleague John Wright.
With your support, we distributed a landmark $15.6 million to nonprofits through our Community Fund and Donor Advised Fund programs last year—surpassing our previous grantmaking record for Brooklyn Community Foundation and bringing our total grantmaking since our founding in 2009 to over $90 million! As we usher in a new year of community-led change, we are proud to share some of the many highlights of the past twelve months.