Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation


March 2020

Because of your generosity, today we are announcing 17 new grants, bringing the total distributed so far to $253,500 to 25 local nonprofits.

Liane Stegmaier
Chief of Staff (She/Her/Hers)

Watch the story for an interview with our VP of Programs and Partnerships Marcella Tillett and a look at one of the Fund's first grantees The Campaign Against Hunger:

Jameela Syed
Communications Manager (She/Her/Hers)

We want to keep you—our incredible supporters—informed on this vital work.​


Today, thanks to the inspiring generosity of our donors, we are announcing the first grants from the Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund

We are proud to have signed on to this open letter that expresses our deep commitment to, and solidarity with, our vital community partners. 


At the Foundation, we believe this is the moment to be as generous as possible. Last Friday, in anticipation of surging community need due to the impact of the coronavirus, the Foundation’s Board of Directors initiated the creation of the Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund.

Liane Stegmaier
Chief of Staff (She/Her/Hers)

Starting March 12th, households around the country will receive their 2020 Census mailers with a unique code to complete the survey online. Now is the time to #MakeBrooklynCount — 100%!