Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

We are excited to announce a $100,000 commitment toward Census 2020 organizing in Brooklyn. With grants to the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College and the New York Immigration Coalition, we will help to ensure that the $600 billion in federal funding allocated through the Census count information is distributed fairly and accurately.

Brooklyn Community Foundation Announces $100,000 to Promote a Fair and Accurate Census 2020

(Brooklyn, NY) – Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation announces a $100,000 commitment to local and statewide organizing efforts to prepare communities for the 2020 Census. Grants to the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College and the New York Immigration Coalition aim to ensure that historically undercounted populations in the borough are accurately counted and that the $600 billion in federal funding allocated using information from the 2020 Census count is distributed fairly.

Michelina Ferrara
Coordinator, Brooklyn Youth Fellowship

While celebrating the theme of justice and healing, the Brooklyn Youth Fellows presented the 2018 recipients of The Youth Voice Awards in a ceremony held at the Foundation on Friday, June 8th.

Jenny Walski
Director of Individual Giving

This year’s Spark Prize Committee is made up of people from all walks of life across Brooklyn, including but not limited to filmmakers, writers, attorneys and olympic medalists!


Myles Bradford

Foundation Assistant