Friday, February 6, 2015
Brooklyn Community Foundation Launches Brooklyn Accelerator
Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation announces the launch of the Brooklyn Accelerator, a unique component of its new community impact strategy designed to be a hub of information, idea exchange, and gathering of philanthropic resources across the borough.
“The idea for the Brooklyn Accelerator came directly from the community,” said Brooklyn Community Foundation President & CEO Cecilia Clarke. “Donors want to learn more about exciting local nonprofits. Nonprofits are always seeking more resources, donors, and board members. As Brooklyn’s community foundation, we are perfectly positioned to fill this need and be a connector for the community. Great things can happen when individuals and organizations come together to spur growth and innovation in our own backyard....”