Grant Opportunities

Our Community Fund and field of interest fund grant programs are informed through extensive community engagement rooted in the findings of our Brooklyn Insights project. 

Through our discretionary grantmaking, we are committed to:

  • Supporting organizations that have a deep commitment to the people of Brooklyn

  • Prioritizing organizations led by members of the communities they serve

  • Providing multi-year general operating support wherever possible

  • Using a Racial Justice Lens


Current Opportunities

WELLNESS AND RECOVERY FUND ACTION GRANTS

Made possible with the support of a generous anonymous donor, the Wellness and Recovery Fund’s Action Grants will distribute $65,000 total to existing programs working with people with a history of substance misuse and mental illness, and people with a history of substance misuse experiencing homelessness focused on:

  • Narrative shifting that destigmatizes substance abuse/misuse
  • Addiction and harm reduction services
  • Organizing and advocacy actions
  • Training for and the distribution of harm reduction supplies such as fentanyl strips and overdose prevention kits

The Wellness and Recovery Fund Action Grants will provide up to $5,000 for one year to groups in Brooklyn that are aligned with our values and eligibility criteria. Grant decisions will be made on a rolling basis. Learn more and apply here. 


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