November Newsletter: On Giving Tuesday, Give Where You Live + More News from Your Community Foundation

November 23, 2021

 

Give Where You Live on Giving Tuesday!

Mark your calendars for Giving Tuesday, November 30th to help us raise over $1 million for Brooklyn on the year's biggest day of giving at BrooklynGives.org. Search, discover, and support more than 200 local nonprofits. We're also providing a $100,000 match to our Spark Prize Finalists, and awarding $5,500 in prizes.

Plus, you can spread love the Brooklyn way with a #BrooklynGives gift card! Perfect for the holidays, gift cards can be used towards donations for any participating nonprofit. And make sure to stop by The Social for a scoop of our #BrooklynGives ice cream debuting on Giving Tuesday!
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#BrooklynGives is made possible with the generous support of lead sponsors Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Sweet’N Low, The Social, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc., and National Grid.
 

Your Guide to Year End Giving

Head to our blog for tips on how to create your annual giving strategy and have a bigger impact right here in Brooklyn:
  • Explore questions to guide your giving with intention
  • Learn new tools and resources to maximize your giving
  • Explore what it means to give locally with a focus on equity
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Preview Our 2020-21 Annual Report

We're proud to share a preview of our 2020-21 Impact Report, which details the Foundation's response to the COVID-19 crisis over the past 18 months.

Get a closer look at the powerful work of our nonprofit partners and donors who have helped care for Brooklyn's communities while fighting for lasting change. 
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Is a Donor Advised Fund Right for You?

Our Donor Services team can help you decide if a Donor Advised Fund is right for you before the year-end tax deadline:

  • Your personal charitable investment account
  • Immediate tax deduction for all fund contributions
  • Flexibility to distribute donations over time
  • Easy online setup and account management
  • 1% administrative fee goes back to Brooklyn

Since 2009, we have partnered with Brooklynites to give over $60 million to high-impact nonprofits across our borough and beyond. We have the tools and resources to help you give with greater intention, discover local nonprofits, and maximize your charitable tax benefits and financial impact.  

Get started today: email donorservices@bcfny.org 

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