Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Brooklyn Community Foundation Launches Large-Scale ‘Invest in Youth’ Initiative Focused on 16-24 Year Olds
Brooklyn Community Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its cornerstone initiative, Invest in Youth, to improve social and economic opportunities and outcomes for vulnerable young people across Brooklyn.
Brooklyn Community Foundation, the first and only public foundation dedicated to New York City’s largest borough, is launching Invest in Youth with a 10-year commitment aimed at tackling significant barriers to success for 16- to 24-year-olds, particularly young people of color.
In its first year, the Foundation will deploy over $2 million through Invest in Youth to Brooklyn-serving nonprofits in the form of a competitive grantmaking program, strategic partnerships, youth fellowships, and youth-led grants....