Brookline Youth Fund Grant Cycle
The Brookline Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2014 Brookline Youth Fund Grant Cycle. Grants from the Brookline Youth Fund are made to ensure equal access to opportunities for all youth in Brookline and to support and enhance the well-being of the youth and their families. The Brookline Youth Fund seeks to promote activities that are inclusive and represent the diversity within the Brookline community, with a focus on Brookline youth whose families earn less than the town's median annual income, or are underserved or considered at risk. Click here to review the current grant guidelines.
2012 Annual Report
In 2012, BCF provided $980,000 of support to more than 17 organizations in Brookline through contributions from nearly 750 individuals and businesses.
BCF Releases "Understanding Brookline"
At a sold-out event on May 15, the Brookline Community Foundation shared a first-of-its-kind report that provides a compelling, research-based profile of our community. "Understanding Brookline: Emerging Trends and Changing Needs" combines research from two BCF initiatives, highlighting important trends in our community and raising questions about how we can work together to build a better Brookline.
BCF Awards Over $100,000 in Grants to Brookline Non-Profits
This fall, the Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) awarded 14 grants totaling $116,000 to organizations dedicated to making a difference in Brookline. The fall 2012 grantees are focused on a range of services that improve the quality of life for all Brookline residents, including meeting basic needs, addressing issues of educational equity, empowering low-income families and individuals, supporting seniors, and expanding access to the arts.
Brookline Community Foundation is confirmed by the Council on Foundations as operating in compliance with National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations.
who we are
Welcome to the Brookline Community Foundation
- We partner with donors like you to raise money to support the causes you care about.
- We work with community groups to assess needs and solve problems through targeted grantmaking.
- We lead on important community issues to identify levers of change and to move Brookline forward.