Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

April 2017

When we launched our Immigrant Rights Fund, we committed to easing the burden on nonprofits seeking support by focusing on responsive conversations rather than a lengthy application process. Our Senior Program Officer Prachi Patankar shares 6 key takeaways from these conversations so far.

 

Earlier this month, a few of our staff members and donors had the pleasure of joining our Invest in Youth grantee Footsteps for a special look at artist Sara Erenthal’s solo show Moving On at FiveMyles Gallery in Crown Heights. 

Neighbors Together takes a multifaceted approach to poverty and hunger relief through its storefront soup kitchen, community center, and social service programs.

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

Today, together with criminal justice advocates across New York State, we are celebrating a landmark reform victory: the State Legislature has passed legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18-years-old. 

Personality type matters, even when it comes to supporting community causes and especially if you're considering opening a Donor Advised Fund at Brooklyn Community Foundation.

We are pleased to introduce the newest members of our Incubator Project cohort! These three emerging organizations will be working in our spacerent free!over the next 18 months.
 

Kaberi Banerjee-Murthy
Vice President of Programs

All across New York City, criminal justice advocates and organizers are celebrating one of the biggest victories in recent memory: the Mayor’s announcement of a plan to close Rikers Island by 2027.