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

Maximizing impact: why working with a community foundation is a strategic investment in Brookline (9/10/2023)

Maximizing impact: why working with a community foundation is a strategic investment in Brookline For over 100 years, the Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) has been a keystone and a catalyst working side-by-side with nonprofits, donors, town leaders, and civic-minded community members to ensure a thriving, vibrant community. As a community     More ...

Maximizing impact: why working with a community foundation is a strategic investment in Brookline (9/10/2023)2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
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BCF in the community: August 2023

From grantmaking and research to events and philanthropic partnerships, there’s almost nothing BCF doesn't do in Brookline. But how do these activities all work together to strengthen our community? Read on for a snapshot of our August activities and how together, these efforts are creating a better Brookline for all.     More ...

BCF in the community: August 20232024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
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Party in the park: the first-ever Brookline Community Parkfest

On Sunday July 30th, BCF along with the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, welcomed over 500 community members to the first-ever Brookline Community Parkfest, a free event featuring lawn games, energizing performances, delicious food, and more all outside in historic Olmsted Park. “Brookline has an abundance of free and open greenspace,” said     More ...

Party in the park: the first-ever Brookline Community Parkfest2024-02-01T05:06:39-05:00

Become an Understanding Brookline Sponsor (3/23/2023)

About Understanding Brookline BCF's first Understanding Brookline reports catalyzed community conversations about how we can come together to address shared challenges and gaps in care in Brookline. Today, we are preparing to release our new Understanding Brookline series, which expands upon the foundation we've built by combining a detailed     More ...

Become an Understanding Brookline Sponsor (3/23/2023)2024-02-01T05:19:32-05:00

After ARPA: Strengthening Brookline’s Care Infrastructure

The $44 million dollar infusion of resources Brookline received through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding has been vital for Town government and nonprofit organizations supporting crucial community needs and addressing disparities that widened during the pandemic. But what happens after we finish investing ARPA funding? How will     More ...

After ARPA: Strengthening Brookline’s Care Infrastructure2024-02-01T04:17:38-05:00

Lead by listening: a New Year’s reflection from Aba Taylor (1/17/2023)

Dear Brookline Community, As we enter 2023, we embark on another year of stepping into the unknown—considering Covid-19, a fraught economic and political landscape and continued inequities at all levels of society. These can understandably create collective uncertainty and anxiety, but they can also propel us to see this as     More ...

Lead by listening: a New Year’s reflection from Aba Taylor (1/17/2023)2024-02-01T04:17:38-05:00

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)2024-02-01T04:17:38-05:00

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)2024-02-01T05:20:09-05:00
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