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A Record-Breaking $16.5 Million Raised for Brooklyn in 2018

Dear Brooklyn,

Love is in the air!

Thanks to our donors and Donor Advised Fund holders, we raised a record-breaking $16.5 million in 2018 to serve our borough.

Just five years ago, we brought in less than $700,000. Because of you, we have journeyed so far in such a short time, quickly becoming Brooklyn’s go-to partner, connecting people across the borough to high impact nonprofits and changemakers.

The future for Brooklyn – and for Brooklyn’s foundation – looks brighter each day because of our growing community of generosity.

Thank you to everyone who spreads love the Brooklyn way – in the spirit of fairness, justice, and sparking lasting change.

Our love goes out especially to these partners on Valentine’s Day:

Brooklyn Community Foundation
2018 Donors and Donor Advised Funds


1834 Project
2x4 Charitable Fund
Amelia and James Wilson Family Fund
Andrew Kimball, Sarah Williams Fund
Angeline Defiore Fund
Barbara Edwards Delsman and Alan M. Delsman Fund
Beacon Giving Group
Bee Raw - Save the Bees Fund
Black Art Futures Fund
The Brock McGill Foundation
Brooklyn Branches Giving Circle
Buckholz/Fontaine Fund
CABS Community Foundation 
Carol Belt Memorial Fund
Catell Family Fund
Christopher P. Santoro Scholarship Fund
Constance Christensen Fund
Darrow Family Fund
Eichenthal Fellows Fund
Etsy Impact Fund
Fellerath Goodwin Fund
Folly Fields Fund
Forest Road Fund
Fishman Family Fund
The Fund for the Health and Integrity of Seniors
Giraffe Fund
Gillespie Glant Family Fund
Gueron-Strickland Family Fund
John Raskin and Eric Schneider Fund
Jellyfish Fund
Joseph Mohbat Memorial Fund
Jessie Streich-Kest Fund
Judy and Henri Gueron Family Fund
Kaye Family Charitable Fund
Kirven Family Fund
Linda Epstein Memorial Foundation
Lynn Stirrup
Marti Family Fund
The Moore Family Fund for Brooklyn
Mamie and Justin Stewart Family
My Leap to Possible
Pelican Foundation for Creative Education
Roosevelt Family Fund
Roney Liu Brooklyn Impact Fund
The Schwartz Family Foundation
Silberman Family Fund
The Stone Wenk Family Fund
Taylor Marriott Family Fund
TJFJ Fund for Children
Whoriskey Donor Advised Fund
Yatrakis Family Fund




92nd Street Y
Lucy Adams
Jai Agrawal
Jose Albino
Dave Algoso
Megan Arnold
Kerith Aronow
Atlantic Philanthropies Employee Designated Gift Fund
Isabelle Autones and Francis Greenburger
Helene Banks and Michael Cioffi
BDT & Company
Julia Beardwood and Jonathan Willens
Tamara and Gregory Belinfanti
Alan Beller
Therese Bernbach
Martha Berry and Curtis Cravens
Jonathan Bines
Allegra Blackburn-Dwyer and John O'Neill
Martha Bowers
Jaclyn Brilliant and Anthony Jenks
Adam Briones
Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce
Brooklyn Media Group, Inc.
Maria Buck
Thomas Campbell
Thomas Cannell
Carol Jones Trust
Cynthia Carrion
Robert B. Catell
Constance Christensen
Eunu Chun
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
William and Marjorie Coleman
Continental Grain Foundation
Saundra and Don Cornwell
Laura J. Corwin
Ana Costa
Crossfit South Brooklyn
Cumberland Packing Corporation
Carey Dalton
Samara Daly
Lurie Daniel Favors
Katharine and Peter Darrow
Michael De Vito
Sally Williams-Allen and Wids DeLaCour
Bill Derrough and Alvaro Derrough-Salas
Rohit and Katherine Desai
Laura Dillon
Tracy Dodds Larson and Douglas Adam Larson
Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust
Paula Dunbar
Barbara Edwards Delsman and Alan M. Delsman
Herbert Eilberg
Hamza Elbaraka
Frances and Paul Elston
Amy Erickson and William Darrow
Nicola and Andrew Fabens
Eliza and Jason Factor
Marisa Farina
Sarah E. James and Stuart Farr
Carolyn Fast and Michael Tiger
Sharon Fay and Maxine Schaffer
George Felleman
Wendy Feuer
Elizabeth Fine
Alan and Judith Fishman
Lizanne Fontaine and Robert Buckholz
Blake and Andrew Foote
Ana Gasteyer
Kathleen and Edward Gentner
Betsy and Larry Gile
Michael Gillespie and Lauren Glant
Amy Glosser and Janno Lieber
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Robert Gore
Evan Gourvitz
Maura Greaney
Alice B. Griffiths
Stephanie and Jay Gromek
Nicole Gueron and Carter
Karoly and Henry Gutman
Erika Halstead
Ellen and Scott Hand
Susan Hashemi and Alex Kagan
Gary Hattem and Frazier Holloway
Rita Healy
Susan Herman and Jeremy Travis
Amy Herzig
Jill Herzig
Patricia Hewitt
Rachel Hines and Michael Cembalest
Cas Holloway
Brandon Holmes
Industry City
Stephanie and Tim Ingrassia
The J.M. Kaplan Fund
Rich and Steph Jackson
Zul and Melissa Jamal
Linda Johnson
Rev. Emma Jordan-Simpson and Rev. Gary Simpson
Deborah and Jorge Juantorena




Genevieve Kahr and Daniel Freedberg
Mamie Kanfer Stewart and Justin Stewart
Jason Kanner
Rachel Karliner and Neil S. Binder
Sarah Kaufmann
Carol Kellerman
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Michele Kirschbaum
Emily and Michael Kirven
Abbe and Dan Klores
Jennifer and Eric Komitee
Kristen and Jeffrey Kusama-Hinte
Vivian Lau and Jason Ma
Katie Leonberger
Margo Levine and Robert Cantor
Brian Lewis
Vivian Liao Korich and Daniel Korich
Gwen Libstag
Judith and Jonathan Lief
John Lipsky
Mikail Lotia
AnneMarie Lubrano
Elizabeth and Matt Luckett
William M. Lynch
Lorraine Lynch-Swaine
Carolina and Thomas MacWright
Jennifer Magida
Puja Malhotra
Betsy Mallow and Jeremy Robbins
Emily Margolis
Jamie and Marty Markowitz
Catie Marshall
Leslie Marshall
Harsha and Meera Marti
Amani Martin and Shawuan Johnson
Jimena Martinez and Michael Hirschhorn
Mary J. Hutchins Foundation
Diane and Adam Max
Ciara McCarthy
Maureen W. McCarthy
Pamela and Joseph McCarthy
Sharon McCarthy
Anne McCausland
Tynesha McHarris
Hannah McIntire
Melanie and Samuel McKnight
Medgar Evers College
Noa Meyer and Ted Minoff
Sonali Mody
Bonne and John Mogulescu
Richard and Barbara Moore
The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund
National Grid
James Neu
Lizbeth Neumark and Chaim Wachsberger
Erika Nijenhuis
Kate Ogg
Oldenberg van Bruggen Foundation
Hope O'Reilly
Lauren Ouellette
Arjun Patel
Evgenia Peretz
Jenna Petok and Omri Bojko
AJ Pires
Abigail Pohlman and Kenan Arkan
Jane Polin
Lise Porter
Ali Price


Jocelynne Rainey
Rovika Rajkishun
Karlu Rambhala
Dana Rathkopf and Daniel Hunter
Daniel Reid
Susan and Peter Restler
Michael Rhys
Susan and William Rifkin
Laura Risimini
The Robertson Foundation
Carley Roney and David Liu
Anouk and Matthew Roose
Connie and Ted Roosevelt
Willa Rose Johnson
Eliza and Jim Rossman
Alanna Russo
Lynne Sachs
Santander Bank
Connie and John Sargent
Thomas Sauermilch
Edward Scarvalone
Oren Schneider
Lisa Schreibersdorf
Deborah Schwartz
Gabe Schwartz and Jolie
Curtsinger Schwartz
Kenneth Schwartz
Gregg Schwartzkopf
Amarah Sedreddine
Molly Seitz
Shannon Selden
Avi Sharon
Carla Shen and Christopher Schott
Deborah Sills Iarussi
Sills Family Foundation
Hildy Simmons and David Sprafkin
Jo Anne Simon
Eric Slovin
Joanna Smith
Patrick Snee
Mimi Somerby
Susan Sommer and Stephen Warnke
Merrill Sovner and David Mark Erickson
The Starr Foundation
Kevin Stayton
Robert K. Steel Family Foundation
Diane and Joseph Steinberg
Hillary Strong
Jennifer Swayne
Susannah Taylor and Phil Marriott
TD Bank
Tupper W. Thomas
Christopher Torrente
Jordan Van Horn
Andrew Vickers
Mordecai Walfish
Darren Walker
Justina Walker
The Warburg Pincus Foundation
Solomon B. Watson IV
Eric Wedel
Claudia and Edward Weissberg
Jonna Werts
Lola C. West
Susan and Neil Whoriskey
Susan Willens
Emilie Williams
Katherine Williams
Kim Williams
Sarah Williams and Andrew Kimball
Andrew Winslow
Joanne Witty and Eugene Keilin
Erica and Tim Wray
Melanie Wright
Rebecca Wright
John Wright and Regina Woods
Rudolph Wynter
Richard Yancey
Allison and Benjamin Yarrow
Eve Yohalem
Barbara and Michael Zimmerman


This list reflects all Donor Advised Fund holders and donors who contributed $250 or more to our Community Fund from January 1 to December 31, 2018. We make every effort to list names correctly and apologize for any errors or omissions. Please contact our Donor Services team with any corrections at 718.480.7500.

Thank you to everyone who spreads love the Brooklyn way – in the spirit of fairness, justice, and sparking lasting change.