Support a very special public school. 

Donate an auction item.

WHY BSI NEEDS YOUR HELP Serving 560 Gifted & Talented K-8 students from Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island, PS/IS 686 Brooklyn School of Inquiry receives the lowest per pupil funding that the NYC Department of Education provides. Our auction fundraisers support programs such as Chess, Art, Music and Science enrichments.

WHY THIS PARTICULAR SCHOOL? Our progressive approach to education combined with academic rigor is what sets Brooklyn School of Inquiry apart. All donations are 100% tax-deductible.

BSI’s Summer Camp Online Auction

(Fill out a Camp Auction Donation online or download a paper form to mail.)

BSI’s Summer Camp Online Auction will take place from March 2-11, 2018. In addition to our 560 families and extended networks, thousands of people will be able to bid on items from the wide-reaching auction site, Auctria. We will also be heavily promoting this event on our social media platforms and community listservs. If you can donate an item to our Camp Auction, it would be helpful to do so by February 24, 2018. Thank you!

Currently featuring Mill Basin Day Camp, Mad Science, Camp Half-Blood, Camp Cody, Chestnut Lake Camp, Park Slope Day Camp and more!

BSI’s Year-End Gala and Auction

(Fill out a Gala Auction Donation online or download a paper form to mail.

BSI’s Year-End Gala & Auction will be held on Saturday, June 9, 2018, at Roulette in Downtown Brooklyn. More than 600 guests will be invited and thousands more will be able to bid on items from Greater Giving, an auction site with national reach. Please donate by May 25, 2018. Thank you.

Currently featuring tickets to Broadway (“Dear Evan Hansen”), concerts (U2, Carnegie Hall), gift certificates to fine restaurants and more.