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
  • 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

Event recording & slides from Community Q&A: Reproductive Health & Equity (8/11/2022)

Thank you to everyone who joined us Thursday August 11, 2022 for the Community Q&A: Reproductive Health & Equity, which was generously co-sponsored by the Friends of Brookline Public Health and the Brookline Commission for Women. If you were unable to attend live or wish to review the information,     More ...

Event recording & slides from Community Q&A: Reproductive Health & Equity (8/11/2022)2022-08-15T15:38:11-04:00

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 welcomes applications for three newly opened grant programs (7/12/2022)

BCF is pleased to announce the opening of three of our flagship grant programs for applications: the Community Grant Program, Safety Net Grant Program, and Brookline For All Grant Program. All three of these programs are intended to help fuel the important work of nonprofits, community groups, and Town agencies     More ...

BCF welcomes applications for three newly opened grant programs (7/12/2022)2022-07-09T21:45:00-04:00

BCF awards first Racial Equity Grants (6/1/2022)

BROOKLINE, Massachusetts – The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is pleased to announce the first recipients of our Racial Equity Grant Program. A total of $305,000 in grant funding has been awarded to 9 projects from 8 organizations: Abilities Dance; Black N Brown Club; Brookline Asian American Family Network in partnership     More ...

BCF awards first Racial Equity Grants (6/1/2022)2022-06-16T04:41:56-04:00

Statement on recent mass shootings (5/27/2022)

Dear Brookline Community, We should live in a world where every person in every community can go to the grocery store, or their place of worship, or school without fear of violence. But in less than two weeks we have seen three horrific mass shootings occur in the United States:     More ...

Statement on recent mass shootings (5/27/2022)2022-06-29T19:54:50-04:00

Announcing the 2022 Youth Development Grant recipients (4/7/2022)

BCF is proud to announce this year’s Youth Development Grant recipients! Combined, BCF has awarded $111,750 to the following organizations. Brookline Arts Center to expand and deepen the impact of their community outreach program, ARTreach, that provides free in-person art classes for children from families living on low income. Brookline     More ...

Announcing the 2022 Youth Development Grant recipients (4/7/2022)2022-06-16T12:43:30-04:00

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
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