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

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

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

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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