Fishman Family Fund for Economic Opportunity

Pictured, from left: Judy Fishman, Brooklyn Community Foundation President and CEO Jocelynne Rainey, and Alan Fishman

Fishman Family Fund for Economic Opportunity honors Alan Fishman’s belief in creating community change through the power of economic opportunity, his steadfast leadership of Brooklyn Community Foundation, and the Fishman family’s longstanding generosity to the borough’s nonprofits.

Alan’s pride in, and commitment to, his hometown has been clear throughout his life and career. From his generosity to his service, he has continuously worked to invest in a better future for Brooklyn. He believes in and celebrates the Brooklyn spirit and the incredible creativity and collective strength of its residentsand from this perfect combination springs forth innovation and the promise of opportunity and prosperity for all. With an ambitious goal of raising $1 million over three years, this fund will support organizations working at the intersection of racial and economic justice to ensure a stronger future for Brooklyn. 

This fund is made possible by the generous support of our donors:

Antonia and David Belt
Robert Catell
Isaac Chera 
Jolie Curtsinger Schwartz and Gabe Schwartz
Katharine and Peter Darrow
Katharine and Rohit Desai
MaryAnne Gilmartin
Lauren Glant and Michael Gillespie
Sandra and Colvin Grannum
Karoly and Hank Gutman
Karen Brooks Hopkins
Hilary and Edwin Jager
Melissa and Zul Jamal
Abbe and Dan Klores
Margo Levine and Robert Cantor
Vivian Liao Korich and Daniel Korich 
Meera and Harsha Marti
Diane Max
Noa Meyer and Edward Minoff
Bonne and John Mogulescu 
Barbara and Richard Moore
Joshua Muss
Andi Phillips and Paul Hinton 
Susan and William Rifkin
Carley Roney and David Liu
Constance and Theodore Roosevelt
Hildy Simmons and David Sprafkin
Diane and Joseph Steinberg
Mamie Kanfer Stewart and Justin Stewart
Susannah Taylor and Phil Marriott
Sarah Williams and Andrew Kimball

If you would like to contribute to this fund, please contact Jenny Walski or donate online here.