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The Brooklyn College Foundation was established in 1958 to encourage and promote the academic purposes of Brooklyn College of the City University of New York and the educational welfare of students, faculty, alumni, and the community. The foundation is incorporated in New York State, registered as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, and listed by the New York State Office of Charities Registration.
Through a full spectrum of fundraising programs, the foundation provides resources that advance the mission of Brooklyn College.
The foundation is governed by a board of trustees, who are chosen for their professional expertise and for their commitment and generous support of the college. Trustees are elected for three-year terms and serve without compensation. The executive director of the foundation also serves as vice president for institutional advancement for the college.
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Office of Alumni Engagement
Brooklyn College’s extensive academic programs, renowned faculty, highly affordable tuition, and beautiful campus have garnered recognition for years.
The college’s largest fundraising event will be held on May 4 and will salute key supporters while raising critical support for its students.
Held at Barclays Center, the first in-person ceremony in two years featured Mayor Eric Adams, 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Roberta Gbowee, CUNY Chancellor Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, and other special guests.
Dr. Eugene Shenderov ’05, renowned oncologist and Chernobyl survivor, visited with Brooklyn College students hoping to inspire the next generation of cancer scientists.