Statement on November mass shootings (11/23/2022)

Dear Brookline Community, Like you, we believe that every person in every community should be able to live full, joyous lives safe from prejudice and violence. But on Saturday night, an armed gunman entered Club Q, an LGBTQIA+ club and community haven in Colorado Springs. The gunman shot and killed     More ...

Statement on November mass shootings (11/23/2022)2022-11-27T06:33:57-05:00

2022 Community Grant Program Recipients (11/14/2022)

The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is proud to announce this year’s Community Grant Program awardees! Combined, BCF will award $287,475 in grant funding to the following organizations. 2Life Communities to support Creative Approaches to Healthier Aging in Brookline. Black N Brown Club Inc. to support urban outdoor educational programming;     More ...

2022 Community Grant Program Recipients (11/14/2022)2022-11-14T15:12:49-05:00
  • BCF annual report 2021-2022

2021-2022 BCF Annual Report

Download PDF Dear Brookline Community, When I look back on our most recently completed fiscal year, I couldn’t be more proud of the many “firsts” we helped to make happen. From facilitating a community-wide engagement process to get your input into where the Town of Brookline could invest American     More ...

2021-2022 BCF Annual Report2022-11-17T11:57:43-05:00
  • A photo of Steve Heikin. He is smiling at the camera and has light skin and silver hair. He is wearing a blue and white striped button-down shirt.

Investing in Brookline: Spotlight on Steve Heikin

Investing in Brookline can take many different forms. But establishing a fund at the Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is one way to ensure your investment in our community can have a continuing positive impact today and well into the future. Learn about how longtime resident and BCF supporter Steve Heikin     More ...

Investing in Brookline: Spotlight on Steve Heikin2022-11-10T15:22:03-05:00
  • Aba Taylor, Executive Director

Brookline Community Foundation welcomes Aba Taylor as new Executive Director (9/27/2022)

BROOKLINE, Massachusetts – The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is thrilled to announce Aba Taylor has been selected as the organization’s next Executive Director. She brings more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit leadership, community engagement, and advancing equity to this key role. Aba comes to BCF from the     More ...

Brookline Community Foundation welcomes Aba Taylor as new Executive Director (9/27/2022)2022-10-27T09:36:41-04:00

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

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, the Friends of Brookline Public Health Fund, and the Steps to Success     More ...

Brookline Community Foundation announces four new funds to support the Brookline community (8/7/2022)2022-09-21T16:17:30-04:00

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     More ...

BCF launches search for new executive director (6/6/2022)2022-11-06T08:39:41-05:00

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
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