Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation


April 2023

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

Thanks to the generosity of our community, we're closing in on our goal of raising $50,000 to fuel grassroots support for refugees—if you would like to partner with us, you can donate online or contact us directly to explore other ways to give.

Dr. Jocelynne Rainey
President & CEO (She/Her/Hers)

In her monthly column, Brooklyn Community Foundation President & CEO highlights our vision for racial and economic justice, and shares updates on our new Fishman Family Fund for Economic Opportunity.

Sabine Frid-Bernards
Program Officer (She/Her/Hers)

As we reach the one-year anniversary of the launch of our $2.2 million Wellness and Recovery Fund, we’d like to take a moment to reflect on and celebrate the impact of the ten organizations supported through the Fund. 

We're delighted to announce the launch of The Just Brooklyn Prize with The Joe and Clara Tsai Foundation's Social Justice Fund to celebrate five oustanding BIPOC champions in the fight for racial justice in Brooklyn. Nominations are open to the public now through May 15, 2023.

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

We're halfway to our $50,000 goal to support the newest New Yorkers! Your generous support will help provide a lifeline to asylum seekers. Donate now through April 30th to this urgent fundraising effort.