Latest News & Events

February 4, 2016
With your partnership and support, Brooklyn Community Foundation has made significant progress over the past year.
February 3, 2016
In her latest column, New York Law School Professor Deborah Archer (and Brooklyn Community Foundation Board member) writes about the swelling national movement to change how schools address student behavior, particularly among young people of color:
January 22, 2016
Youth Voice Awards: Applications due February 17th
January 5, 2016

Stories of Brooklyn Insights

6 months. 1000 Conversations. One Future. On Thursday, October 30th, we released the findings of our six month community engagement project. Watch the video above for a view into the process, and explore our findings and next steps at

Racial Justice

Working closely with a committee of national and local experts, we are developing a Racial Justice Lens to guide our grantmaking, governance, and advocacy initiatives.

What Is a Community Foundation?

Community Foundations are tax-exempt public charities that build assets to meet community needs, today and for generations to come. 

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Our Donors

"I would love to see Brooklyn continue to be an economic, cultural and innovation magnet but also a model for what a fair and equitable society can look like."

Brooklyn Accelerator

Community Room Space Rental

Brooklyn Community Foundation’s Community Room is a 450-square-foot meeting space at 1000 Dean Street in Crown Heights with audio-visual accommodations available to nonprofit and community organizations for one-time events at no cost.

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