2014 Annual Report Published
In 2014, BCF distributed more than $663,000 to organizations that are making a difference in Brookline. Read more about how BCF is shining a spotlight on community needs, inspiring philanthropy and awarding strategic grants in Town in the 2014 Annual Report.
BCF is confirmed by the Council on Foundations as operating in compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.
Brookline Teen Grantmakers Program Accepting Applications
Director of Programs and Grants, Jennifer Lemire, with team of Brookline Teen Grantmakers
The Brookline Teen Grantmakers Program (BTG) aims to educate and engage the next generation of Brookline's philanthropic leaders. It provides teens, who live or go to school in Brookline, with a hands-on learning experience that teaches them about philanthropy and the fundamentals of grantmaking. Participants learn more about their community, explore their own values, and work together to address issues in Brookline through strategic grantmaking. Each participant gains valuable leadership, critical thinking, and team building skills, and has the opportunity to make a positive impact in the community. Since the program's beginning in 2011, Brookline teens have given $44,000 in grants to local non-profits working on a range of issues.