First, thank you. In 2016 you gave over $3.2 million to support the work of vital nonprofits and it has made a big difference. I'd like to take a moment to reflect on all that we have accomplished together.
- RT @BrooklynDA: Our next Brooklyn #Immigration Forum is this Sunday. Join us, @nyic, @nylag and other partners for important info o… https://t.co/RLHECWBCeq 1 day 18 hours ago
- RT @closerikers: It costs taxpayers ~$209,000 to detain ONE person at Rikers for a year. #CLOSErikers Rally 4/24 RSVP@CloseRikers.or… https://t.co/aT55CrbEUK 1 day 18 hours ago
- RT @thenyic: Did you know? More than 200 languages are spoken in #NYC! #ImmigrantHeritageWeek #OurNY https://t.co/z1FzqDd0CA 1 day 19 hours ago
Executive Directors of Brooklyn nonprofits are invited to sign up for one or more introductory breakfast meetings.
Application Clinics will take place on Monday, May 9th and Tuesday, May 17th.
Today, we are pleased to announce Brooklyn Community Foundation's inaugural Spark Prize for Brooklyn nonprofits.
With Tax Day just around the corner, The Non-Profit Times reports on a new study that reveals most donors don't know about or take advantage of the many non-cash charitable resources available to them that can help them better support the charities they love.
Guest blogger Skye Roper-Moses from New York Peace Institute writes about the way she's working with students, teachers, and staff at Rachel Carson High School in Coney Island to create a Restorative Justice program molded to their individual needs.
Guest blogger Ashley Ellis from Good Shepherd Services writes about their holistic, racially just approach to changing culture and discipline at The School for Democracy and Leadership.
Guest blogger Nicole Lavonne Smith from Sweet River Consulting shares their approach to Restorative Justice and how they're helping to build a new model for school discipline through our Brooklyn Restorative Justice Project.
Last year we launched an ambitious leadership initiative to change the way children are disciplined in our schools.
We're recruiting Brooklyn nonprofits for our Board Matchmaking Mixer on April 19.
The Pelican Foundation for Creative Education, a donor advised fund, provides grants of up to $500 to middle and high school teachers.
It's March Madness at Brooklyn Community Foundation!
Watch the full segment.
At Brooklyn Community Foundation, we believe that residents of Brooklyn, those directly affected by the challenges, hold the wisdom, the ideas, and the power to transform them too.