We urge you to take a moment to explore what Brooklyn’s community foundation is doing to address pressing challenges, support inspiring nonprofits, and spark lasting change for our borough.

Amy Chou
Program Officer

In the third year of Neighborhood Strength  our resident-led grantmaking model  the Crown Heights Advisory Council has recommended that we renew support for three community-based organizations addressing the challenge of limited public space for community engagement in the neighborhood.

Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

We are excited to announce a $100,000 commitment toward Census 2020 organizing in Brooklyn. With grants to the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College and the New York Immigration Coalition, we will help to ensure that the $600 billion in federal funding allocated through the Census count information is distributed fairly and accurately.

Brooklyn Community Foundation Announces $100,000 to Promote a Fair and Accurate Census 2020

(Brooklyn, NY) – Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation announces a $100,000 commitment to local and statewide organizing efforts to prepare communities for the 2020 Census. Grants to the Center for Law and Social Justice at Medgar Evers College and the New York Immigration Coalition aim to ensure that historically undercounted populations in the borough are accurately counted and that the $600 billion in federal funding allocated using information from the 2020 Census count is distributed fairly.