Brookline Community Foundation announces four new funds to support the Brookline community (8/7/2022)

Brookline Community Foundation announces four new funds to support the Brookline community BROOKLINE, Massachusetts – The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is pleased to announce the opening of four new funds as part of their growing portfolio: the Beverly Skende College Scholarship Fund, the Beverly Skende Florida Ruffin Ridley Literacy Fund,     More ...

Brookline Community Foundation announces four new funds to support the Brookline community (8/7/2022)2022-08-04T10:48:05-04:00

BCF invites community to submit statements of interest for Community Advisory Council (7/11/2022)

Overview BCF is establishing a Community Advisory Council (CAC) to bring together a group of 10 community members to provide input into and help inform the development of BCF community programs and engagement efforts. Establishing this council will further enable us to live our values and allow us to ensure     More ...

BCF invites community to submit statements of interest for Community Advisory Council (7/11/2022)2022-07-09T21:34:23-04:00

BCF launches search for new executive director (6/6/2022)

BROOKLINE, Massachusetts – The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) has launched the search for its new Executive Director. The new Executive Director will join BCF at a time of institutional growth as the organization continues to address the root causes of shared challenges, remove barriers to opportunity and equity in Brookline,     More ...

BCF launches search for new executive director (6/6/2022)2022-06-14T13:38:54-04:00

BCF awards first Racial Equity Grants (6/1/2022)

BROOKLINE, Massachusetts – The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is pleased to announce the first recipients of our Racial Equity Grant Program. A total of $305,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 9 projects from 8 organizations: Abilities Dance; Black N Brown Club; Brookline Asian American Family Network in partnership     More ...

BCF awards first Racial Equity Grants (6/1/2022)2022-06-16T04:41:56-04:00

Statement on recent mass shootings (5/27/2022)

Dear Brookline Community, We should live in a world where every person in every community can go to the grocery store, or their place of worship, or school without fear of violence. But in less than two weeks we have seen three horrific mass shootings occur in the United States:     More ...

Statement on recent mass shootings (5/27/2022)2022-06-29T19:54:50-04:00

Announcing the 2022 Youth Development Grant recipients (4/7/2022)

BCF is proud to announce this year’s Youth Development Grant recipients! Combined, BCF has awarded $111,750 to the following organizations. Brookline Arts Center to expand and deepen the impact of their community outreach program, ARTreach, that provides free in-person art classes for children from families living on low income. Brookline     More ...

Announcing the 2022 Youth Development Grant recipients (4/7/2022)2022-06-16T12:43:30-04:00

Investing in our community: a virtual fundraiser for the BCF Scholarship Fund for BHS (4/28/2022)

On April 28, 2022, BCF hosted a virtual fundraiser to support the BCF Scholarship Fund for BHS. The event featured reflections from BCF's Scholarship Committee, students, teachers, and community leaders on the transformative impact of scholarships on young people's educational journeys.

Investing in our community: a virtual fundraiser for the BCF Scholarship Fund for BHS (4/28/2022)2022-06-13T15:46:47-04:00

Advancing equity-centered philanthropy (3/3/2022)

On March 3, 2022, BCF hosted a conversation for donors on equity-centered philanthropy featuring special guests Dr. Makeeba McCreary, President, New Commonwealth Racial and Social Justice Fund, Orlando Watkins, Vice President and Chief Program Officer, The Boston Foundation, and Gioia Perugini, Director of Philanthropic Services, Hemenway & Barnes, LLP, and     More ...

Advancing equity-centered philanthropy (3/3/2022)2022-06-13T15:35:07-04:00

Racial equity grant program community event (2/2/2022)

On February 2, 2022, BCF hosted a webinar about the newly launched Racial Equity Grant program to share presentations on topics including the root causes of inequities, addressing inequities in Brookline, the Brookline Disparity Report, and information about how to apply to the Racial Equity Grant Program.

Racial equity grant program community event (2/2/2022)2022-06-13T15:41:04-04:00
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