Sarah Shannon
Chief Operating Officer

Black Art Futures Fund (BAFF), a collective of philanthropists supporting Black arts organizations, and ALLINBKLYN, a women’s philanthropic initiative, each make annual grants to nonprofits with our administrative support.

Maria Ylvisaker
Communications Coordinator

We are proud to share a recently released report on the first two years of the NYC Fund for Girls and Young Women of Color, a funders collaborative aimed at supporting young women of color and transgender and gender-nonconforming (TGNC) youth.

National Progressive Advocate Heather McGhee Receives Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Inaugural Fair and Just Fellowship

Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation announces the appointment of Heather McGhee, the outgoing president of the public policy organization Demos, as the inaugural recipient of its Fair and Just Fellowship. During her year in the role, McGhee will inform the Foundation’s strategic grantmaking and leadership initiatives aimed at advancing racial justice and social change throughout New York City’s largest borough. 

Amy Chou
Program Officer

It’s almost Mother’s Day and to celebrate, we’re pledging a $5,000 match from our Community Fund to support VOCAL-NY's Mama's Bail Out NYC campaign!