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Donor Services

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

When people from across our community can share in the joy of philanthropy, everyone wins. As we dive into the new year, we wanted to share a few stories of altruism that we’ve particularly enjoyed, which we think are worth checking out if you happened to miss them.

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

If you already have a DAF, you can transfer it to Brooklyn Community Foundation, where our 1% management fee supports grants to nonprofits working for racial justice in Brooklyn and our investment options offer the potential to grow your fund, tax-free.

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

Important year-end giving deadlines and contribution instructions for our Donor Advisors

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

Our donor services team is here to support you as you map out your year-end giving, to determine the most powerful, tax-efficient ways to maximize your impact. 

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

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. 

Sabrina Hargrave
Director of Programs (She/Her/Ella)

After an arduous and dangerous journey to the United States, many asylum seekers are now being sent to New York City. As a sanctuary city, New York has long been a welcoming home for those seeking refuge. However, our city and its institutions were not yet prepared for the influx arriving daily. Learn about our partners who have stepped up to support asylum seekers at this critical time.

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

It’s always a best practice to keep complete, accurate, and up-to-date tax records, with special care given to tracking your charitable giving. Establishing a fund with us is an easy way you can organize and track your charitable giving in one place. 

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

If you’ve not yet considered establishing a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) at Brooklyn Community Foundation to organize your charitable giving, you may be missing out. And if you’re already using a DAF at the Foundation to organize your giving, it never hurts to review the benefits of having your fund with us.

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