Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation


December 2019

Amy Chou Sheikh
Senior Program Officer (She/Her/Hers)

We are announcing funding for 55 local nonprofits as part of our Invest in Youth initiative, bringing our overall support for youth-focused programs to $2.6 million in 2019! 

Sabrina Hargrave
Program Officer (She/Her/Hers)

The New York State Census Equity Fund—of which Brooklyn Community Foundation is a Steering Committee member—has announced its second round of grants, totaling $1,437,000, to 56 organizations to support efforts across the state to reach hard-to-count communities in the 2020 Census. 


Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy (She/Her/Hers)

Giving Tuesday 2019 was Brooklyn's biggest yet! 

2,400 donors raised over $640,000 (and counting!) for local nonprofits through our #BrooklynGives campaign at