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Brooklyn Gives

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

So much about life in Brooklyn’s communities has changed over the past 7 weeks, starting with the incredible isolation we’re all facing. Yet, while we wrestle with the countless impacts this crisis is having on our communities, we know that Brooklyn has never been more united.

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

Brooklyn Community Foundation is launching #BrooklynGives for COVID-19 Relief in partnership with #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity on Tuesday, May 5, 2020. 

 

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

Thanks to our generous donors and community partners, 2019 set new records for the Foundation’s grantmaking! 

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

Giving Tuesday 2019 was Brooklyn's biggest yet! 

2,400 donors raised over $640,000 (and counting!) for local nonprofits through our #BrooklynGives campaign at www.BrooklynGives.org.

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

Our #BrooklynGives campaign aims to prove that Brooklyn is not just New York City’s largest borough, it’s also its most generous!

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

We are excited to announce the 20 finalists for this annual Spark Prize, the only award of its kind honoring longstanding nonprofits that have “sparked change” across Brooklyn.

 

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

On Tuesday, November 27th, thousands of Brooklynites made a point to give where they live through our #BrooklynGives on Giving Tuesday campaign, which has raised over $560,000 for 92 local nonprofits. 

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

Brooklyn Community Foundation is setting out to prove that Brooklyn is not just New York City’s biggest borough, it also has the largest heart this holiday season with #BrooklynGives on Giving Tuesday, a 24-hour local giving campaign that aims to raise over $1 million for community-based nonprofits across the borough.

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

Today we are thrilled to announce the 20 finalists for our Spark Prize for Brooklyn nonprofits—the only award of its kind to honor local nonprofit changemakers!

 
Sarah Figgatt
Communications Intern

#BrooklynGives aims to give Brooklyn nonprofits an extra boost by providing them with an innovative and exciting way to both fundraise and build awareness for their work. This year, our goal is to raise more than $1 million for 100+ Brooklyn nonprofits on Tuesday, November 27th from 12:00am to 11:59pm.

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