Contact Us

To learn more about donating to the Community Fund and creating a legacy (estate planning), contact:

Alex Villari
Vice President, Development & External Affairs
T: 718-246-6886
E: avillari@bcfny.org

To learn more about establishing a Fund, giving circles, and other community leadership opportunities, contact:

Julia Metro
Manager of Donor Services
T: 347-381-8612
E: jmetro@bcfny.org

Establishing a Fund at Brooklyn Community Foundation

By opening a Donor Advised Fund at the Foundation, you can continue to support the charities you care about while ushering in a new era of Brooklyn-based philanthropy and strengthening local communities.

Benefits of a Donor Advised Fund

  • Simplify your giving

  • Receive an immediate tax deduction

  • Give at your own pace

  • Grow your Fund tax-free

  • Enjoy hassle-free administration

  • Recommend grants to any registered domestic nonprofit organization
     

Your Fund Enables You to:

  • Support Organizations You Care About: Your Fund is the most efficient way to support all of the organizations you care about through one simple channel.
     
  • Establish a Family Legacy: Your Fund allows you to build a powerful legacy that can be shared with your spouse or partner and passed down to your children and grandchildren.
     
  • Diversify Your Giving: Our staff of experts can send you customized research on Brooklyn nonprofits that fits your interests.
     
  • Co-Invest with Others: Use your Fund to align your giving with the Foundation’s Community Fund and other like-minded donors.
     

We Off Multiple Fund Options:

Our Service to You:

  • Customized support
     
  • Unparalleled knowledge of Brooklyn
     
  • Due diligence and guidance on local nonprofits
     
  • A range of Fund investment options
     
  • Assistance with estate planning and bequests
     

Get Started Today:

Establishing a Fund is easy and can be set up in less than a week. Contact Donor Services to learn more:

Julia Metro, Manager of Donor Services
T: 347-381-8612
E: jmetro@brooklyncommunityfoundation.org