Get Involved!

#BrooklynGives 2017 is finally here! How can YOU get involved and help make history for this special day?

Whether you’re a nonprofit looking to participate, a supporter who would like to help fundraise on your favorite organization’s behalf, a business or corporate representative who would like to act as a #BrooklynGives sponsor, a board member for a participating nonprofit, or an individual looking to give back through donating or volunteering, there’s a place for everyone to get involved during this !

Nonprofits

Only finalists for Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Spark Prize are eligible to participate in #BrooklynGives 2017. Next year, the Community Foundation will open the giving day to all Brooklyn nonprofits.

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Fundraisers

Is your favorite nonprofit participating in this year’s #BrooklynGives celebration? Did you know that you can raise funds on their behalf by acting as their #BrooklynGives fundraiser? Creating a fundraising profile is quick, easy, and fun to do! Not to mention, you’ll help increase the incoming donations for your favorite cause, so let’s get started!

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Businesses & Sponsors

Sponsoring #BrooklynGives means that your business helps out great causes while simultaneously gaining positive exposure through media opportunities and high traffic volume to the website. Learn more about becoming a sponsor for #BrooklynGives by contacting Liane at LStegmaier@brooklyncommunityfoundation.org.

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Donors

Do you have a hankering to give where you live? There’s lots of giving to be done for #BrooklynGives! Search for a nonprofit to give back to by typing in a specific organization’s name or type (i.e, SPCA or Food Bank) or search the causes you’re most passionate about to see which organizations are working in those areas.

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Volunteers

Are you looking for volunteer opportunities associated with #BrooklynGives? Not every participating nonprofit will have these opportunities available, but you can find out easily by visiting their giving profile. Simply search for your desired organization by typing in their name or cause and check out their profile to see if they’re looking for volunteers.

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Board Members

Did you know that there’s a positive correlation between having engaged board members and raising more money for Giving Days? #BrooklynGives makes increased engagement for board members easy by providing a free toolkit of promotional materials, social media graphics, email templates, and more!

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