In the News

November 19, 2010
 Willowtown resident Brad Smith has been chosen a finalist in the community development category of the “Brooklyn Do-Gooders” campaign, sponsored by the Brooklyn Community Foundation. Smith is recognized for his work as a Big Apple Greeter, in which he gives tourists free guided tours of Brooklyn neighborhoods. As the BCF website notes:
November 19, 2010
FORT GREENE — On Saturday, Nov. 20, prospective business owners will tour available storefronts on Fulton Street and Washington Avenue in Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Bedford Stuyvesant and Prospect Heights Brooklyn as part of another “Rolling Up the Gates” (RUG) Storefront Stroll.
November 10, 2010
Foundation-funded Center for the Study of Brooklyn works to give community-based organizations, elected officials, and long-time Brooklyn institutions the numbers they need to buttress their work.
October 13, 2010
The Brooklyn Community Foundation’s office in DUMBO offers an exceptional perch for reflecting on the enormous arc of change that has taken place along the South Brooklyn waterfront over the past 30 years.
September 29, 2010
The Day: Good Reads and Do-GoodersThis produce from the Mrytle Avenue farmstand was color-coordinated. Visit the stand tomorrow 4-7 p.m. for some fresh veggies and fruit.
September 29, 2010
BROOKLYN (WABC) -- In honor of its first anniversary, the Brooklyn Community Foundation, the first borough-wide charitable organization focused solely on Brooklyn, announced the first-ever online Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards campaign.
September 29, 2010
The Brooklyn Community Foundation today announced an online Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards campaign to identify and honor local selfless individuals who embody the highest values of community giving and service.
September 29, 2010
Charity workers and committed activists have found a great way of raising money and providing a service to their communities. Seeing Brooklyn as one giant community, the Brooklyn Community Foundation has formed to raise funds and awareness of great small non-profits that are doing good work in the borough.
September 29, 2010
The Brooklyn Community Foundation has a simple slogan that we love and try to live: "Do Good Right Here." They know that you don't have to go to Haiti or Pakistan or any economically hard-up place in this country or abroad to make a positive impact. There's plenty of work to be done right in your neighborhood, wherever you are.
September 29, 2010
Do you know a community service devotee right here in Brooklyn? He or she could be the recipient of the first annual “Brooklyn Do Gooder Awards.” The Brooklyn Community Foundation created a borough-wide initiative that seeks to identify and honor those who embody the highest values of community giving and service.

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