Important Announcement from BCF (4/12/2024)

Dear Brookline Community,For decades, the Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) has called the building we own at 40 Webster Place home. Over the past several years, BCF leadership has discussed how 40 Webster Place is not meeting the needs of the organization. It does not provide the kind of working space     More ...

Important Announcement from BCF (4/12/2024)2024-05-09T03:48:48-04:00

BCF Scholarship Fund Impact Report 2024

Ten years ago, a group of caring community members teamed up with BCF to establish a new fund to support the postsecondary ambitions of Brookline youth. The BCF Scholarship Fund for Brookline High School helps close the gap in financial need for graduating seniors to attend the college or vocational     More ...

BCF Scholarship Fund Impact Report 20242024-03-28T17:18:05-04:00

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 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
  • BCF annual report 2022-2023

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

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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