Latest News & Events

November 23, 2015
Today, we’re announcing the first cohort of our Invest in Youth Grantmaking Program: $1.54 million to support the work of 54 nonprofits.
November 20, 2015
Inaugural Grants from Foundation’s 10-Year, $25 Million Invest in Youth Initiative Support Leadership Opportunities, Job Training Programs, Immigrant Families and Court-Involved Youth
November 19, 2015
With the holidays right around the corner, now is the perfect time to think about the way you give.
October 28, 2015
October 22, 2015
This marks the exciting next phase of the Brooklyn Restorative Justice Project, a four-year partnership with the NYC Department of Education and Mayor’s Leadership Team on School Climate and Discipline to create a citywide model for school discipline reform.

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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Donor Stories

"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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