Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

February 2019

Amy Chou
Program Officer

Today we’re pleased to announce four new grants from our Immigrant Rights Fund that address ongoing community needs stemming from policy changes initiated in 2017 and 2018 by the current presidential administration—including family separation, tightening restrictions on refugees entering the country, the Muslim Travel Ban, and protections for immigrant workers.

Jeanne Landers
Communications Intern

Brooklyn Community Foundation is committed to supporting the leadership and agency of youth in creating community change. The Brooklyn Youth Activists is a youth-led grantmaking and advocacy program that sees youth as experts and central players in making decisions around supporting youth-centered and youth-led projects.

Brooklyn Community Foundation is committed to supporting the leadership and agency of youth in creating community change. The Brooklyn Youth Activists is a youth-led grantmaking and advocacy program that sees youth as experts and central players in making decisions around supporting youth-centered and youth-led projects.

Damaris Dias
Manager of Donor Services

Thanks to our generous donors, the Foundation had a record-breaking year for investment in Brooklyn in 2018—and in particular, we have seen the growth of our Donor Advised Funds (DAFs).

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

Brooklyn Community Foundation welcomes Rabbi Rachel Timoner, the Senior Rabbi of Congregation Beth Elohim (CBE) in Park Slope, to our Board of Directors effective Friday, January 25, 2019.

Cecilia Clarke
President & CEO

Thanks to our donors and Donor Advised Fund holders, we raised a record-breaking $16.5 million in 2018 to serve our borough.

 
Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

With the Spark Breakfast just two weeks away, it’s time to get to know the rest of the winners! 

Jameela Syed
Development and Communications Associate

With the Spark Breakfast just three weeks away, it’s a great time to get to know the winners! This week, we’d like to introduce The Campaign Against Hunger (TCAH) and the Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation (CHCCC).