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February 2017

Cecilia Clarke
President & CEO (She/Her/Hers)

We are proud to join foundations across the country in a joint statement of support for our immigrant communities. The statement, prepared by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees, now has well over 100 signatories, ranging from community foundations to international grantmakers to family philanthropies.

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy (She/Her/Hers)

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.

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy (She/Her/Hers)

More than 500 people came out to the Brooklyn Museum last week in spite of nearly a foot of snow for "Defending Immigrant Rights: A Brooklyn Call to Action," which featured a critical conversation with local leaders working on the frontlines of the fight for immigrant rights.

 
Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy (She/Her/Hers)

We are pleased to announce nearly $100,000 in grants to support the critical response of 8 local nonprofits to challenges triggered by the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on immigration, deployed through our recently launched Immigrant Rights Fund.