As part of our new program strategy, Brooklyn Community Foundation will launch Invest in Youth, a breakthrough initiative focused on achieving greater equity and increasing opportunities and successful outcomes for our borough’s youth—and supporting their work for a more fair and just Brooklyn.
Join Our Director of Community Leadership for "Fueling the Movement: How Foundations can Support the Fight for Racial Equity" Webinar
January 7, 2015
October 29, 2014
Pictured: At left, Brooklyn Community Foundation President & CEO Cecilia Clark
July 7, 2014
The third annual Joseph E. Mohbat Prize for Writing in Memory of Verdery Knights was awarded to Kafilah Ali muhammad, a senior at Benjamin Banneker Academy for Community Development in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, at the school’s graduation ceremonies on June 26, 2014.
New York City Change Capital Fund Launches New Initiative to Support Community Development Groups Tackling Poverty
June 3, 2014
The New York City Change Capital Fund (CCF), a collaboration of 17 foundations and financial institutions dedicated to the revitalization of distressed New York City communities, today announced the launch of a new initiative to harness the strength of community development corporations (CDCs) to reduce poverty in high-need New York City neighborhoods.
May 29, 2014
We are immensely proud to announce that the Foundation’s Program Director Toya Williford will be joining the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City as the Director of Programs and Policy, starting June 9.
April 22, 2014
Brooklyn Recovery Fund Releases Report on Post-Sandy Recovery, with Recommendations for Accelerating Rebuilding and Enhancing Local Resiliency
January 27, 2014
Today, the Brooklyn Recovery Fund and its Community Collaboratives released an extensive report on conditions in six coastal Brooklyn neighborhoods post-Superstorm Sandy, with urgent recommendations for government agencies on how to address persistent recovery challenges while building resiliency in partnership with
November 26, 2013
Some of New York City’s most prominent education philanthropies announced their six priorities for Mayor-elect de Blasio today, as he prepares to take over the nation's largest school system.