Press Archive

January 10, 2017
Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation announces the five organizations selected to receive its first annual Spark Prize, the only honor of its kind celebrating excellence and impact in Brooklyn’s thriving nonprofit sector.
December 13, 2016
Grants Support Programs That Advance Youth Leadership, Divert Youth from the Criminal Justice System, Promote School Discipline Reforms, and Empower Immigrant Youth
December 13, 2016
Brooklyn Community Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Noa Meyer to its Board of Directors, effective November 18, 2016.
November 21, 2016
Brooklyn Community Foundation Launches Campaign to Support Outstanding Brooklyn Nonprofits with $100,000 Match on Global Day of Giving (Brooklyn, NY) -  New York City’s largest borough is giving local in a big way this holiday season.
November 2, 2016
Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation announces that it will formally divest from private prisons, gun manufacturers, and predatory lenders in alignment with its commitment to advancing racial equity across all facets of its institution. The divestment decision was approved by the Foundation’s Board of Directors in September.
October 17, 2016
Brooklyn Community Foundation announces the election of Nicole Gueron, co-founder of the law firm Clarick Gueron Reisbaum LLP, to its board of directors, effective September 30, 2016.
April 20, 2016
Up to $600,000 will Be Awarded to Organizations Representing Excellence and Impact of Brooklyn’s Nonprofit Sector Application Opens Monday, May 2nd at SparkPrize.org
December 15, 2015
Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation and its Crown Heights Advisory Council announced the 11 projects that will receive $100,000 collectively through the Foundation’s new Neighborhood Strength initiative.
November 20, 2015
Brooklyn Community Foundation is pleased to announce 54 new grants from its cornerstone Invest in Youth initiative, bringing total funding for programs serving Brooklyn youth to over $2 million in 2015.

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