Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation announces that it will formally divest from private prisons, gun manufacturers, and predatory lenders in alignment with its commitment to advancing racial equity across all facets of its institution. The divestment decision was approved by the Foundation’s Board of Directors in September.
Brooklyn Community Foundation Announces Divestment from Industries that Disproportionately Harm People of Color
November 2, 2016
October 17, 2016
Brooklyn Community Foundation announces the election of Nicole Gueron, co-founder of the law firm Clarick Gueron Reisbaum LLP, to its board of directors, effective September 30, 2016.
October 12, 2016
April 20, 2016
Up to $600,000 will Be Awarded to Organizations Representing Excellence and Impact of Brooklyn’s Nonprofit Sector Application Opens Monday, May 2nd at SparkPrize.org
Brooklyn Community Foundation Funds 11 Crown Heights Projects in First Resident-Led Grantmaking Program
December 15, 2015
Today, Brooklyn Community Foundation and its Crown Heights Advisory Council announced the 11 projects that will receive $100,000 collectively through the Foundation’s new Neighborhood Strength initiative.
Brooklyn Community Foundation Awards $2 Million in 2015 to Nonprofits Empowering Borough’s Vulnerable Youth
November 20, 2015
Brooklyn Community Foundation is pleased to announce 54 new grants from its cornerstone Invest in Youth initiative, bringing total funding for programs serving Brooklyn youth to over $2 million in 2015.
Brooklyn Community Foundation Funds Restorative Justice Programs in 4 Brooklyn Schools to Reduce Suspensions and Arrests
October 15, 2015
Nonprofits to Partner with Schools for 4-Year Pilot Initiative in Collaboration with NYC DOE and Mayor’s Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline
July 31, 2015
Brooklyn Community Foundation wants to invest $100,000 in Crown Heights—and local residents are deciding where the funds will go.
June 25, 2015
Pictured (left to right): Patricia Francois, Christine Lewis and Samantha Lee of Domestic Workers United, Vasudha Gupta and Anurag Gupta of Be More, and Marlon Peterson of The Precedential Group.
June 22, 2015
Four Brooklyn middle and high schools will implement pioneering restorative justice practices next school year thanks to a new pilot program from Brooklyn Community Foundation in partnership with the New York City Department of Education and Mayor de Blasio’s Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline.