This Holiday, Give AND Receive

November 19, 2015


With the holidays right around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about the way you give.

Our Donor Advised Fund program is a new opportunity for Brooklynites to maximize their charitable giving while receiving excellent tax benefits. 

You can do all of your giving through one Fund that's opened with a single, immediately tax-deductible contribution.

Request a Copy of Our New Brochure 

Email to learn more about our unique DAF program and all the benefits
it offers to help you give to Brooklyn and beyond.

With a Donor Advised Fund, You Receive: 

Tax Benefits

You get an immediate tax deduction when you create a fund with a gift of cash, stock, or others assets. It's the smart choice if you have appreciated securities—helping you avoid costly capital gains taxes next April 15th.

Unparalleled Expertise

With Brooklyn Community Foundation, you gain access to our deep knowledge of the borough’s nonprofits informed by 20 years of grantmaking—plus our modest 1% fee goes directly back to the community.

Time to Give

Funds can be opened within a day in most cases, and there's no rush to decide how to use it. You have the flexibility to support the charities you love at a pace that makes sense for you

According to the Wall Street Journal:

“Tax lawyers, accountants and financial planners enthusiastically recommend [Donor Advised Funds] as a tax-efficient, highly convenient and remarkably simple charitable-giving vehicle.”


Now is the perfect time to think about opening a Fund:

Call 718.480.7500 or email

Remember: December 31st is the Deadline for Deductions to Count on 2015 Taxes!