Press Archive

June 1, 2011
Brooklyn Community Foundation received an unprecented number of proposals for its first grantmaking cycle of 2011. We thank all those who participated in the process. Our program staff is currently reviewing the incredible number of impressive organizations, and will be in touch shortly with those organizations who will receive funding for this first cycle.
March 21, 2011
The ITAVA Robotics campaign is helping raise $15,000 to send some of Brooklyn's youngest engineers, beneficiaries of the Foundation's Central Brooklyn STEM Initiative (CBSI), to participate in the World’s U.S.
March 21, 2011
If your organization is helping make Brooklyn Greener, it  may be eligible to participate in our new spring Micro Grants initiatives, two exciting partnerships with and Green Guerillas.
February 14, 2011
Two Brooklyn institutions today announced an expanded partnership to help encourage Brooklyn’s young people to explore careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
February 4, 2011
On February 3, Brooklyn Community Foundation was honored by the Fifth Avenue Committee (FAC) for its work in helping to build stronger communities in the borough through its philanthropic investments in affordable housing, economic development, workforce training and a range of social, cultural and educational initiatives.
November 8, 2010
Brooklyn Community Foundation today announced that it is a recipient of a 2010 Mayor’s Award for Arts and Culture, an honor which recognizes individuals or organizations for their outstanding contributions to New York City’s cultural life.
November 4, 2010
The feelings, the food, the people were All Good at last night’s first-ever “Brooklyn Does Good,” a celebration that marked the first anniversary of the Brooklyn Community Foundation and the culmination of the inaugural Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards campaign.
October 28, 2010
BROOKLYN, NY – Six “Do Gooders,” whose good works include everything from growing food for the hungry to fighting pollution to helping children of imprisoned parents to teaching music to young people to planning community events to helping promote civic engagement among new and long-time Brooklyn residents, were chosen as recipients of the first-ever Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards, an initiative of
October 20, 2010
OCTOBER 20, 2010, BROOKLYN, NY – Following weeks of campaigning, an outpouring of enthusiasm and participation from across the borough and beyond, the Brooklyn Community Foundation, the first borough-wide charitable organization focused solely on Brooklyn, today announced 20 finalists for its inaugural Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards campaign.
October 12, 2010
VOTING UNDERWAY FOR BROOKLYN COMMUNITY FOUNDATION’S  FIRST EVER ONLINE BROOKLYN DO GOODER AWARDS– More than 250 nominated, thousands log on to select finalists for Brooklyn's community-service and philanthropy honor --