In the News

November 4, 2014
A new report curating six-months of interviews with everyday Brooklynites reveals residents’ varied hopes and concerns, spotlighting a range of issues from income inequality to rising immigrant populations to inequities in the criminal and juvenile justice systems.
October 30, 2014
After six months of borough-wide discussions with residents and local leaders, The Brooklyn Community Foundation on Thursday announced a new plan to refocus and refine its grant-making activity in Brooklyn.
October 30, 2014
The Brooklyn Community Foundation announced the results of a survey it conducted that asked what Brooklyn residents are concerned about.Topping the list was youth services.
September 12, 2014
Almost two years after Hurricane Sandy submerged the neighborhood and left residents stranded without heat or electricity, the community is not taking any chances on the next deadly disaster.
March 23, 2014
Cecilia Clarke, president of the Brooklyn Community Foundation, is sitting on $60-million in assets ready to be distributed throughout the borough.But before she spends any money, she’s going to seek advice from her neighbors.
March 11, 2014
With a $1 million gift to the Brooklyn Community Foundation, Alan Fishman is hoping to set an example for others living in the borough.