Press Archive

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.
February 13, 2020
Grant Decisions Determined by Advisory Council of Brooklyn Seniors
January 10, 2020
Brooklyn Community Foundation is pleased to announce the five recipients of this year’s $100,000 Spark Prize, the only honor celebrating outstanding social justice nonprofits in the borough. The winning organizations will receive their awards at the Spark Breakfast on February 27, 2020. The 2020 Spark Prize winners are:
December 19, 2019
Foundation increases grant size to $45,000