Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

March 2019

We recently visited the Brownsville Community Justice Center (BCJC) to learn more about their inspiring work supported by our Invest in Youth grant program. 

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

We're pleased to announce the launch of the Brooklyn Elders Fund, a permanent fund seeded by $10 million to promote the care and welfare of older adults in Brooklyn. 

Read BKLYNER's profile of 2019 Spark Prize winner Red Hook Community Justice Center

Damaris Dias
Manager of Donor Services (She/Her/Hers)

We are pleased to join together with the Amalgamated Foundation and its partners for the Hate is Not Charitable Campaign, an initiative to prevent funding groups that promote hatred.

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

It’s been a busy few weeks as we approach the one-year countdown to Census 2020 — which has included an op-ed in the New York Daily News authored by our President and CEO Cecilia, the second meeting of the Brooklyn Complete Count Committee, and a trip to Albany to advocate for $40M in this year’s state budget.

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

Don't miss our NY Daily News op-ed on why New York needs to fund Census 2020 outreach now.

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

Thanks to the more than 325 of you who joined us at BAM's Leperq Space for the third annual Spark Breakfast—our largest event yet—where we honored the top five social justice organizations of 2019 with our $100,000 Spark Prize, the only honor celebrating the most pioneering nonprofits advancing equity in Brooklyn.