Press Archive

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—  
April 20, 2021
(Brooklyn, NY) -  As the COVID-19 pandemic surpasses the one-year mark, Brooklyn Community Foundation is announcing $541,000 in new grants from its Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund to address ongoing health, economic, and social challenges in communities of color. 
March 3, 2021
Funds Derived from Fraudulent Charity Shut Down by AG’s Office
February 26, 2021
New grants from the Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund will support community-based organizations to address inequities in access to information and health care services—including vaccines  
October 8, 2020
Focused on Addressing Racial Disparities in School Discipline, the Brooklyn Restorative Justice Project is a partnership with NYC Department of Education and the Mayor's Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline 
July 20, 2020
With a Focus on Racial Justice, Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund Has Awarded $3.3M to Date, with 214 Nonprofits Receiving Immediate Response Grants to Meet Urgent Needs
April 30, 2020
Donations at will support Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Brooklyn COVID-19 Response Fund and frontline nonprofits in hardest hit areas  
February 27, 2020
Brooklyn Community Foundation—established 10 years ago as the first and only foundation dedicated to New York City’s largest borough—announced that it has surpassed $50 million in total grantmaking as it awarded five Brooklyn social justice organizations with its $100,000 Spark Prize at its annual Spark Breakfast this morning.