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Explore opportunities to share your time and expertise with Brooklyn’s communities

Become a BKO Advisory Council Member: Apply by June 14th!

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Brooklyn Org Volunteer Day
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Get Involved with Brooklyn Org

Brooklyn Org Volunteer Day

Brooklyn Org’s annual day of service brings together community members to roll up their sleeves and work alongside the incredible nonprofits that support our borough.  If you can’t wait until next year, explore upcoming community events at, search for ongoing service opportunities on our directory of local nonprofits, Brooklyn Gives Nonprofit Connection, and sign up for our newsletter to stay connected to all things Brooklyn.

Our Participatory Grantmaking

Grantmaking Advisory Council

Guided by our belief that those who are closest to the challenges are closest to the solutions, we center residents with lived experience and expertise as key decisionmakers in reviewing grant proposals, conducting site visits, and selecting nonprofits for funding. Interested? Apply to become an Advisory Council Member by Friday, June 14, 2024.

Brooklyn Org Spark Prize Committee

Each year, the Brooklyn Org Spark Prize Committee engages in a rigorous application review process, selecting finalists from a highly competitive applicant pool, and conducting interviews before selecting five nonprofits that will each receive the $100,000 “no strings attached” prize.

We deeply value the dedication of our committee members, whose  time, expertise, and partnership allow us to amplify organizations that are sparking critical change in our communities.

Brooklyn Gives Nonprofit Connection: Find Local Volunteer Opportunities

Brooklyn is home to hundreds of grassroots nonprofit organizations that can benefit from your expertise or just your hard work! Explore our directory of local nonprofits to find an organization that matches your interests.

Brooklyn Gives Nonprofit Connection