We hope that you and your communities are safe and sound from the impact of Hurricane Sandy felt here across Brooklyn. We know that the coastal areas of our borough - Red Hook, Coney Island, Gerritsen Beach, Brighton Beach, Dumbo, Sea Gate and Manhattan Beach - were hit particularly hard by flooding and power outages.
October 30, 2012
Brooklyn Community Foundation Releases First Report of "Brooklyn Trends" Project, Providing New Insight into Civic Engagement across the Borough
October 25, 2012
As Brooklynites prepare to head to the polls on Election Day, the borough’s largest charitable organization has unveiled a vital new resource to help them become more informed about their communities and more empowered to take on the issues critical to the future of the borough.
August 8, 2012
July 31, 2012
We’re pleased to share with you the latest newsletter from the Brooklyn Community Foundation, which features the story of our decade-plus investment in Red Hook—a dynamic community on the mend thanks to the dedication of visionary leaders and neighbors coming together to create change from the ground up.
Brooklyn Community Foundation Announces $2.3 Million in Grants to Address Social and Economic Challenges in New York City’s Biggest Borough
July 5, 2012
The Brooklyn Community Foundation, the first and only philanthropy solely dedicated to New York City’s most populous borough, has announced the recipients of its competitive grantmaking for 2012, totaling $2,299,600 for 138 highly effective community-based programs and services.
Brooklyn Community Foundation Launches “Do Good Right Here” Campaign to Drive Volunteerism in New York City’s Biggest Borough
May 31, 2012
Today, the Brooklyn Community Foundation—the only charitable foundation wholly dedicated to improving lives and strengthening communities in Brooklyn—officially introduced its newest initiative, Do Good Right Here, to encourage the borough’s 2.5 million residents to serve their communities by volunteering with local nonprofit organizations.
March 29, 2012
In Brooklyn, less than half of all graduating seniors enroll in college; fewer than 18 percent are truly ready for college-level courses.
This Is Our Brooklyn: Brooklyn Community Foundation and the Center for the Study of Brooklyn Publish First-Ever Brooklyn Neighborhood Reports
January 26, 2012
For Brooklynites—the 2.5 million residents of what would be the United States’ fourth largest city, stretching across an 71.5 square mile checkerboard of distinctive and diverse neighborhoods—there is now a new resource for accessing comprehensive hyper-local data about the communities they call home.
December 15, 2011
The Brooklyn Community Foundation, the largest charitable fund in New York City’s most populous borough, announced today the appointment of Michael Burke to its executive team.
Brooklyn Community Foundation Announces Final Round of Grants for 2011; Year’s Giving Totals $4.5 Million to Brooklyn’s Nonprofit Community
December 14, 2011
The Brooklyn Community Foundation has announced 37 new grants to Brooklyn-serving nonprofits totaling $668,000, bringing its 2011 giving to $4.5 million to Brooklyn’s nonprofit community.