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Spark Prize

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

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

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.

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

With the Spark Breakfast just two weeks away, it’s time to get to know the rest of the winners! 

Jameela Syed
Development and Communications Associate

With the Spark Breakfast just three weeks away, it’s a great time to get to know the winners! This week, we’d like to introduce The Campaign Against Hunger (TCAH) and the Cypress Hills Child Care Corporation (CHCCC).

 
Jeanne Landers
Communications Intern

We’re thrilled to honor the incomparable Rev. Emma Jordan-Simpson at this year’s Spark Breakfast!

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

We are pleased to announce the winners of our annual $100,000 Spark Prize, the only honor celebrating the most pioneering organizations advancing equity in the borough.

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

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

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!

 

We urge you to take a moment to explore what Brooklyn’s community foundation is doing to address pressing challenges, support inspiring nonprofits, and spark lasting change for our borough.

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