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Brooklyn Gives

Jameela Syed
Communications Manager (She/Her/Hers)

Many local nonprofits are grappling with an increased demand for services, fewer donations, and the impacts of inflation. Our CEO Dr. Jocelynne Rainey shares with NY1 how we can address this concerning trend.

Liane Stegmaier
Chief of Staff (She/Her/Hers)

On behalf of all participating organizations, we want to extend our sincere gratitude for your generosity and your commitment to your community.

Liane Stegmaier
Chief of Staff (She/Her/Hers)

Calling all nonprofits at! Giving Tuesday is just ONE DAY AWAY - here’s what you need to know for tomorrow.

Elizabeth Park
Donor Engagement Associate (She/Her/Hers)

We are delighted to announce this year's #BrooklynGives Door Prizes, available to participating nonprofits at! 

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

In her monthly column, Brooklyn Community Foundation President and CEO Dr. Jocelynne Rainey shares reflections and stories of impact from our work across Brooklyn

Jameela Syed
Communications Manager (She/Her/Hers)

With one week left until Giving Tuesday, there’s still time to go over last-minute tips and best practices to engage with your supporters and have a successful #BrooklynGives campaign.

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

As Giving Tuesday 2022 approaches, our donor services team put together the below guide with five simple steps to help you reduce the noise and increase your impact right here in your own backyard.

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

As we approach the end of the year, we wanted to share the many ways you can incorporate #BrooklynGives into your annual giving. 

Kentara John
Program Officer (She/Her/Hers)

We are pleased to announce the 20 nonprofit finalists for our 2023 Spark Prize!

    Jasmine Chrispin
    Communications Intern (They/Them/She/Her)

    Matching Funds and Peer-to-Peer Fundraising are two Giving Day features that can expand your reach for #BrooklynGives 2022 by both doubling the donations your organization receives and utilizing your most passionate supporters to share their stories and fundraise on behalf of your organization.