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The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation

Spark Prize

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

We are thrilled to announce this year's #BrooklynGives on Giving Tuesday campaign has raised over $360,000 in just 24 hours! 

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy
Brooklyn is out to prove that it’s New York City’s most generous borough this holiday season with #BrooklynGives on Giving Tuesday, a 24-hour giving day that aims to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for local nonprofits.
Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

Today we are thrilled to announce the 20 finalists for our Spark Prize for Brooklyn nonprofits—the only award of its kind to honor local nonprofit changemakers! 

Kaberi Banerjee-Murthy
Vice President of Programs

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 we are proud to announce the return of our annual $100,000 Spark Prize. Eligible Brooklyn nonprofits are invited to apply Monday, April 10th - Friday, May 12th at SparkPrize.org.

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Thursday, February 16th, as we honored five Brooklyn nonprofits with our first annual $100,000 Spark Prize, at a ceremony at 501 Union in Gowanus.

Cecilia Clarke
President & CEO

In this time of great uncertainty and concern for our communities, so many of our neighbors are working together to help make Brooklyn a fair and just place for all who call it home. And while our challenges may be mounting, so too are our victories. 

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

We are thrilled to announce that our first-ever Brooklyn Gives on #GivingTuesday local giving campaign has raised well over $250,000 for 20 outstanding Brooklyn nonprofits in 24 hours!

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

It's #GivingTuesday!

 
Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

We are on the eve of launching Brooklyn’s first-ever local giving campaign: Brooklyn Gives on #GivingTuesday! 

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