BCF invites applications for Culturally Immersive Event Sponsorships (1/2/2024)

The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is committed to fostering inclusivity and equity in the Brookline community. BCF is dedicated to supporting a vibrant and diverse cultural ecosystem and promoting community well-being through transformative investments in organizations and community efforts. To support this vision, BCF is proud to introduce our     More ...

BCF invites applications for Culturally Immersive Event Sponsorships (1/2/2024)2024-02-01T04:17:36-05:00
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BCF celebrates the release of the next generation of Brookline-focused research (11/20/2023)

Turning insights into action is a full community effort. On Thursday November 2, 2023, the Brookline Community Foundation welcomed community members to Our Community, Our Story: The Understanding Brookline Launch event for an evening of collaboration, connection, insights and action. Held at Florida Ruffin Ridley School, the evening began     More ...

BCF celebrates the release of the next generation of Brookline-focused research (11/20/2023)2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
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A paw-some community event

On Sunday October 22, Brookline community members gathered at the Brookline Avenue Playground to celebrate Brookline’s Third Annual Dog Day. Organized by the Brookline Rotary Club, Dog Day is a fun-filled community gathering and an opportunity to support the Rotary’s vital work. The event began with the gates opening     More ...

A paw-some community event2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
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A lasting legacy – and love – of writing

David Whipple was an exceptional young man with a keen mind and kind heart. A graduate of Brookline High School and Yale College, David tragically died in an automobile accident in 2019 at the age of 25. His parents Carol Gladstone and Ben Whipple wanted to find a way     More ...

A lasting legacy – and love – of writing2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
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2022-2023 BCF Annual Report

Download PDF Dear Brookline Community, Last October, I had the privilege of joining the Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) as this organization’s new Executive Director. I joined BCF precisely because it plays such a unique and important role in Brookline’s infrastructure. Here at BCF we function as both a keystone     More ...

2022-2023 BCF Annual Report2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
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A Foundation for the Future: The BCF Scholarship Fund for Brookline High School

As the school year begins, Brookline High School (BHS) students are eagerly returning to classes, seeing friends and pursuing their academic interests. But for last year's seniors, 2023 marks the start of a new journey: the journey into college and post-secondary education. For nearly a decade, BCF has been     More ...

A Foundation for the Future: The BCF Scholarship Fund for Brookline High School2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00

BCF welcomes Amy Luster, David Mann and Zoraida Fernandez to Board of Trustees (9/21/2023)

The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) announces the appointments of Amy Luster, David Mann, and Zoraida Fernandez to their Board of Trustees. Amy Luster oversees the administration of the Community Innovators Lab (CoLab) at MIT’s Department of Urban Studies, and is a teaching assistant for Harvard Kennedy School’s Nonprofit Financial Stewardship     More ...

BCF welcomes Amy Luster, David Mann and Zoraida Fernandez to Board of Trustees (9/21/2023)2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00

BCF announces new Racial Equity Grant awards (9/15/2023)

We’re proud to announce the recipients of the second cycle of the Brookline Community Foundation's Racial Equity Grant awards! Combined, we're awarding $135,000 to 7 projects advancing racial equity in Brookline: Abilities Dance, a Brookline-based nonprofit organization that uses dance as a tool for intersectional disability rights, is addressing     More ...

BCF announces new Racial Equity Grant awards (9/15/2023)2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
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