Press Archive

November 21, 2016
Brooklyn Community Foundation Launches Campaign to Support Outstanding Brooklyn Nonprofits with $100,000 Match on Global Day of Giving (Brooklyn, NY) -  New York City’s largest borough is giving local in a big way this holiday season.
November 2, 2016
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.

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