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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
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A paw-some community event

On Sunday October 22, Brookline community members gathered at the Brookline Avenue Playground to celebrate Brookline’s Third Annual Dog Day. Organized by the Brookline Rotary Club, Dog Day is a fun-filled community gathering and an opportunity to support the Rotary’s vital work. The event began with the gates opening     More ...

A paw-some community event2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
  • A young man in his 20s stands in front of a large building made of white marble with columns and stairs. The young man, whose name is David Whipple, is wearing a gray shirt and smiling warmly.

A lasting legacy – and love – of writing

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

A lasting legacy – and love – of writing2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
  • Two people put their arms around each other for a photograph: a young student (left) wearing a dark blazer and smiling, and BCF Scholarship Committee Chair Ann Coles (right) who is wearing a striped sweater.

A Foundation for the Future: The BCF Scholarship Fund for Brookline High School

As the school year begins, Brookline High School (BHS) students are eagerly returning to classes, seeing friends and pursuing their academic interests. But for last year's seniors, 2023 marks the start of a new journey: the journey into college and post-secondary education. For nearly a decade, BCF has been     More ...

A Foundation for the Future: The BCF Scholarship Fund for Brookline High School2024-02-01T04:17:37-05:00
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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

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
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Thriving begins at home

BHA is supporting community members through stable, affordable housing and programming to build financial security.

Thriving begins at home2024-02-01T04:17:44-05:00
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The Brookline Food Pantry

In the midst of a public health crisis, the Brookline Food Pantry worked tirelessly to ensure no one in Brookline went hungry.

The Brookline Food Pantry2024-02-01T04:17:44-05:00
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