Brookline Community Foundation Awarded $225,000 Cummings Grant (5/22/2024)

Brookline, MA nonprofit receives 3 years of funding from Cummings Foundation Brookline, May 22, 2024 – Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is one of 150 local nonprofits that will share in $30 million through Cummings Foundation’s major annual grants program. The Brookline-based organization was selected from a total of 715     More ...

Brookline Community Foundation Awarded $225,000 Cummings Grant (5/22/2024)2024-05-24T15:52:30-04:00

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

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
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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
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