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January 13, 2023
Brooklyn Community Foundation, the first and only public foundation solely dedicated to Brooklyn, today announced a $500,000 investment in five outstanding nonprofits advancing racial justice in New York City’s largest borough through its 2023 Spark Prize.
December 14, 2022
(Brooklyn, N.Y., December 14, 2022) — Brooklyn Community Foundation announced that its Invest in Youth grantmaking initiative has distributed $2.5 million to 56 youth-serving organizations in 2022 serving communities of color in the borough.  
December 13, 2022
NYC Kids RISE, Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Greenwood Initiative, and Brooklyn Community Foundation make $1.2 Million investment in students of communities with the city’s highest proportion of Black students.
November 21, 2022
Financial challenges have many Brooklyn-based nonprofit organizations struggling to bridge the gap between demand for services and financial resources
November 15, 2022
Nieves brings over 30 years of corporate and government experience to the first and only public foundation solely dedicated to Brooklyn.
March 25, 2022
Brooklyn Community Foundation and the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) today announced the 10 community-based organizations receiving $2.2 million in grants from the Wellness and Recovery Fund for substance treatment programs and harm reduction services.
February 7, 2022
February 7, 2022 (Brooklyn, NY) - Brooklyn Community Foundation is pleased to announce the election of four new members to its Board of Directors, effective Friday, February 4, 2022.
January 13, 2022
Brooklyn Community Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2022 Spark Prize, the only honor celebrating nonprofits advancing racial justice in the borough.
November 10, 2021
—The Foundation’s Annual #GivingTuesday Campaign Aims to Raise $1M—   —Partnership with The Social to Feature Crowd-Sourced New Flavor; Proceeds Going to Racial Justice Organizations—  

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