Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation


November 2021

Liane Stegmaier
Chief of Staff (She/Her/Hers)

It's the year's biggest day of giving—make sure to GIVE WHERE YOU LIVE! Search, discover, and support more than 200 local nonprofits at We've already halfway to our $1 million goal! 


Jenny Walski
Vice President of Donor Engagement (She/Her/Hers)

As your community foundation, we’re here to provide tips and guidance on your giving to maximize your impact in Brooklyn and beyond. Read on for some of the many ways you can plan your giving.

Elizabeth Park
Donor Engagement Manager (She/Her/Hers)

We are thrilled to announce this year's #BrooklynGives Door Prizes, available to participating nonprofits at!

Jameela Syed
Communications Manager (She/Her/Hers)

With only a few weeks until #BrooklynGives, there’s still plenty of time to make sure your #BrooklynGives campaign is ready to go. 

Liane Stegmaier
Chief of Staff (She/Her/Hers)

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Jocelynne Rainey will join Brooklyn Community Foundation as President and CEO on December 6, 2021. She follows Cecilia Clarke, who departed in July after holding the position since 2013.

Liane Stegmaier
Chief of Staff (She/Her/Hers)

This year’s giving season is even sweeter because #BrooklynGives and The Social are partnering to launch a new ice cream flavor to benefit local nonprofits!