Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation


February 2023

We are pleased to announce that Liane Stegmaier has been promoted to Chief of Staff of Brooklyn Community Foundation. 

Dr. Jocelynne Rainey
President & CEO (She/Her/Hers)

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

Melissa Pawlak
Donor Services Manager (She/Her/Hers)

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.

Sabrina Hargrave
Vice President of Programs (She/Her/Ella)

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. 

Jenny Walski
Vice President of Donor Engagement (She/Her/Hers)

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.