SPARK PRIZE RECIPIENTS
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Brooklyn Nets Foundation
Ernst & Young
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
ABOUT SPARK PRIZE
Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Spark Prize provides annual recognition and meaningful support to nonprofit organizations that stand for and build equity and strength in Brooklyn’s communities. Starting in 2017, at the Spark Prize Celebration, the Foundation will award grants of $100,000 each to five outstanding Brooklyn nonprofits, as well as honor an individual whose generosity and service to Brooklyn has sparked change in the community.
ABOUT BROOKLYN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Brooklyn Community Foundation’s mission is to spark lasting social change, mobilizing people, capital and expertise for a fair and just Brooklyn. As the first and only public foundation solely dedicated to Brooklyn’s charitable community, the Foundation works in partnership with generous donors and community leaders to bolster vital nonprofits, strengthen neighborhoods, and increase opportunities for youth. Since its founding in 2009, the Foundation has provided over $33 million in grants to more than 300 nonprofits throughout the borough.