2021 grant program recipients

We’re proud to announce our 2021 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, and mental     More ...

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2019 grant program recipients

We’re proud to announce the 2019  Community Grant Program awardees! BCF awarded $583,963 in strategic grants to the following organizations: 2Life Communities The 2Life Engagement Imitative • $7,500 Brookline Asian American Family Network 2019 Lunar New Year • $250 Asian American Student Essay Contest • $250 2020     More ...

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Grant recipients from 2021 and earlier

2Life Communities 21st Century Fund A Shining Example Artbarn Community Theater ARTZ: Artists for Alzheimer's Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence Baker School Extended Day Barry Price Center BCF Safety Net Program: Emergency Assistance to Individuals Boston Mobilization Bountiful Brookline Brookline Adult & Community Education Program Brookline Arts Center     More ...

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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

COVID-19 Response 2020

The Brookline Community Foundation continues to be here for the Brookline community, standing ready to support our neighbors through the challenges brought by the COVID-19 crisis. Our 2020 Safety Net Ramp Up For more than 20 years, the Safety Net Fund has provided emergency assistance for individuals and families in     More ...

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  • You can help: Brookline Safety Net

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
  • Lorraine Goldstein and Guus Driessen

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 ...

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  • David Whipple

Brookline couple honor the memory of their son

Brookline resident David Whipple was an exceptional young man with a keen mind and a kind heart. A graduate of Brookline High School and Yale College, David died in an automobile accident in January 2019 at the age of 25. His parents Carol Gladstone and Ben Whipple wanted to find     More ...

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  • Egmont Street mural

Egmont Street community mural celebrates diversity (8/11/2018)

Among the red brick buildings that make up the Brookline Public Housing Authority’s Egmont Street Apartments stands a wall brought to life with vibrant colors, flowers, instruments and “welcome” written in 29 languages. Called “Together We Thrive”, it is the Egmont Street Apartments’ first community mural. Painted on the exterior     More ...

Egmont Street community mural celebrates diversity (8/11/2018)2022-06-13T11:14:24-04:00
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