Need Office Space? Apply Now for Next Incubator Project Cohort
Applications for Co-Working Residency Due February 17
Emerging nonprofits, neighborhood groups and community leaders are encouraged to apply for the next phase of our Incubator Project residency!
Our 18-month program provides free co-working space in our Crown Heights headquarters, a $5,000 stipend for start-up costs, and capacity building support through our Brooklyn Accelerator.
Interested applicants are invited to an Open House on February 10 from 2-4PM. Applications are due February 17.
Join Us to Celebrate Brooklyn's Inspiring Nonprofit Sector
Next month, we will host an exciting inaugural event to celebrate the inspiring impact of Brooklyn's nonprofit sector. The Spark Prize Celebration will honor the five outstanding Brooklyn nonprofits receiving our $100,000 Spark Prize with a special tribute to esteemed Brooklyn philanthropist Robert Catell.
Join us Thursday, February 16 from 8-10AM at 501 Union for this unique annual breakfast featuring appearances and performances by well-known Brooklynites and the opportunity to meet like-minded supporters who are working on behalf of our communities.
Now Hiring: Foundation Associate
We are currently seeking a Foundation Associate to join our team! The Foundation Associate will support all aspects of the Foundation’s operations and gain deep experience in grantmaking, donor services, office managment, and communications.
Applications are being accepted through February 6.
On Our Blog
Restorative Justice, Youth Activists, and Fighting for Immigrant Rights
Our Insights to Impact blog highlights lessons from our work with communities and shares their stories. Here are a few recent posts:
- Rutgers University's Dr. Anne Gregory writes about her new report on our Brooklyn Restorative Justice Project featuring findings from the implementation of restorative practices at our 4 partner schools
- VP of Programs Kaberi Banerjee Murthy shares photos and quotes from our Brooklyn Youth Fellows recent trip to rally for immigrant rights in Washington, DC
- Reflecting on her experience working with the Muslim community post-9/11, Senior Program Officer Prachi Patankar writes about why local organizing and advocacy is so critical right now
In Case You Missed It
NY Times Spotlights Immigrant Rights Fund
Last month, New York Times "Big City" columnist Ginia Bellafante recognized the inspiring efforts of our Board of Directors to create an Immigrant Rights Fund. Read the story here
We hope to raise $1 million total to fuel the essential work of immigrant-serving, immigrant-led nonprofits across Brooklyn in the coming months and years. Please join us in supporting this Fund.