Orange is the New Black Author to Headline Invest in Youth Dinner
Longtime Brooklynite, author and advocate Piper Kerman will join our first annual Invest in Youth Dinner for an in-depth conversation on youth and the criminal justice system.
Tickets are on sale now for this intimate gathering at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg on Wednesday, October 28th. Proceeds will benefit our cornerstone initiative to improve opportunities and outcomes for young people in Brooklyn.
New Program: Board Training and Matchmaking
Through our Brooklyn Accelerator initiative, we’re offering a free board governance training and matching for individuals seeking board leadership positions with outstanding, high-impact Brooklyn nonprofits.
Part 1: Board Governance Training
Learn about Brooklyn's vibrant nonprofit sector and what's needed to help lead it forward.
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 from 4-7PM
at Brooklyn Community Foundation
Part 2: Board Matchmaking Mixer
Meet outstanding Brooklyn-based nonprofits in a fun, informal setting.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 6-8PM
Space is limited and registration is required.
Tynesha McHarris to Advise NoVo Foundation on U.S. Grant Program for Girls
With great pride, we’re sharing the news that our Director of Community Leadership Tynesha McHarris will be leaving to begin a consultancy with the NoVo Foundation next month.
CrossFit Gyms Battle for Brooklyn
Next month, CrossFit South Brooklyn in Gowanus and Crow Hill CrossFit in Crown Heights will be partnering with us for another year of Fight Gone Bad fundraisers. Fight Gone Bad is a team fitness challenge unique to CrossFit that has raised more than $100,000 for the Foundation since 2012.
Tickets on Sale for The Brooklyn Get Down
Our young professionals committee Brooklyn Now will host its annual dance party fundraiser on Saturday, October 24th. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchased here.
Brooklyn Now engages Brooklynites in their 20s and 30s in local philanthropy. Proceeds from the event will support the group's grant program for emerging nonprofit leaders.