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

Brookline Community Foundation announces four new funds to support the Brookline community 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,     More ...

Brookline Community Foundation announces four new funds to support the Brookline community (8/7/2022)2022-08-04T10:48:05-04:00

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 Brookline,     More ...

BCF launches search for new executive director (6/6/2022)2022-06-14T13:38:54-04:00

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

2021 Community Grant Program Recipients (11/8/2021)

We’re proud to announce this year’s Community Grant Program awardees! Combined, the Brookline Community Foundation will give over $647,000 — including the first ever multi-year grants in BCF’s history — to the following organizations: 2Life Communities to support Creative Approaches to Healthier Aging in Brookline—a no-cost education, arts,     More ...

2021 Community Grant Program Recipients (11/8/2021)2022-06-16T05:14:25-04:00

BCF to support the Town of Brookline’s community engagement process for American Rescue Plan Act Funding (10/14/2021)

BROOKLINE, Massachusetts – The Town of Brookline will launch a community engagement process supported by the Brookline Community Foundation to collect community-wide input to inform American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding priorities. To ensure funding responds to the wide range of community needs and advance COVID-19 recovery, the federal government     More ...

BCF to support the Town of Brookline’s community engagement process for American Rescue Plan Act Funding (10/14/2021)2022-06-13T13:07:14-04:00

Town of Brookline and the Brookline Community Foundation to launch Racial Equity Fund (7/7/2021)

BROOKLINE, Massachusetts – The Town of Brookline and the Brookline Community Foundation will launch a Racial Equity Fund to support community organizations and efforts advancing racial equity and racial justice for the Brookline community. “As one of the first communities in Massachusetts to allocate mitigation fees from cannabis dispensary revenue     More ...

Town of Brookline and the Brookline Community Foundation to launch Racial Equity Fund (7/7/2021)2022-06-13T11:06:41-04:00

Brookline Community Foundation awards $285,642 in fall 2020 grants (12/2/2020)

The Brookline Community Foundation awarded $285,642 in grants to 21 organizations through its 2020 Fall Community Grant Cycle. “These grants will support high quality programs and organizations serving the diverse needs of Brookline residents, and are strongly aligned with BCF's mission to create opportunity and promote equity through the transformative     More ...

Brookline Community Foundation awards $285,642 in fall 2020 grants (12/2/2020)2022-06-13T12:46:24-04:00

Brookline Bank Renews Commitment to BCF Scholarship Fund for Brookline High School (10/9/2020)

Brookline Bank recently announced a new five-year commitment to the Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) Scholarship Fund for Brookline High School. This $50,000 pledge deepens the Bank’s legacy as a major supporter of college-bound Brookline youth with financial need. Brookline Bank was the first major sponsor of the BCF Scholarship Fund     More ...

Brookline Bank Renews Commitment to BCF Scholarship Fund for Brookline High School (10/9/2020)2022-06-13T12:36:06-04:00
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COVID-19 Response: Brookline Community Foundation Prepares to Meet Urgent Needs (3/25/2020)

The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is committed to doing its part during these unprecedented times and stands ready to help meet the considerable challenges facing Brookline today, tomorrow, and in the future. As schools, businesses, and the government struggle to manage the social and economic effects of COVID-19, Brookline residents     More ...

COVID-19 Response: Brookline Community Foundation Prepares to Meet Urgent Needs (3/25/2020)2022-06-13T12:37:28-04:00
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Giving where they live in a fund for the arts

Having lived in Brookline for close to 50 years, Lorraine Goldstein and Guus Driessen wanted a way to give back to the community that has been their home. Long-time supporters of the Brookline Community Foundation, Lorraine and Guus approached the foundation in December of 2019 to discuss how to direct     More ...

Giving where they live in a fund for the arts2022-06-13T12:40:31-04:00
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