In the News

January 18, 2011
Brooklyn Community Foundation is accepting Letters of Inquiry for new and renewed funding requests through January 31, 2011. Please review our guidelines and procedures prior to beginning your online application. The next window in which to submit Letters of Inquiry will take place in July 2011.
January 13, 2011
One year ago, the roar of the earthquake that shook Haiti was heard worldwide but no where more loudly than here in Brooklyn, home to one of the largest Haitian communities outside of Haiti itself.
November 19, 2010
 Willowtown resident Brad Smith has been chosen a finalist in the community development category of the “Brooklyn Do-Gooders” campaign, sponsored by the Brooklyn Community Foundation. Smith is recognized for his work as a Big Apple Greeter, in which he gives tourists free guided tours of Brooklyn neighborhoods. As the BCF website notes:
November 19, 2010
FORT GREENE — On Saturday, Nov. 20, prospective business owners will tour available storefronts on Fulton Street and Washington Avenue in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Bedford Stuyvesant and Prospect Heights Brooklyn as part of another “Rolling Up the Gates” (RUG) Storefront Stroll.
November 10, 2010
Foundation-funded Center for the Study of Brooklyn works to give community-based organizations, elected officials, and long-time Brooklyn institutions the numbers they need to buttress their work.
October 13, 2010
The Brooklyn Community Foundation’s office in DUMBO offers an exceptional perch for reflecting on the enormous arc of change that has taken place along the South Brooklyn waterfront over the past 30 years.
September 29, 2010
The Day: Good Reads and Do-GoodersThis produce from the Mrytle Avenue farmstand was color-coordinated. Visit the stand tomorrow 4-7 p.m. for some fresh veggies and fruit.
September 29, 2010
BROOKLYN (WABC) -- In honor of its first anniversary, the Brooklyn Community Foundation, the first borough-wide charitable organization focused solely on Brooklyn, announced the first-ever online Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards campaign.
September 29, 2010
The Brooklyn Community Foundation today announced an online Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards campaign to identify and honor local selfless individuals who embody the highest values of community giving and service.
September 29, 2010
Charity workers and committed activists have found a great way of raising money and providing a service to their communities. Seeing Brooklyn as one giant community, the Brooklyn Community Foundation has formed to raise funds and awareness of great small non-profits that are doing good work in the borough.

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