March 23, 2014
Brooklyn Fund Pauses Giving While It Consults Residents
In 1999, when the Mark Morris Dance Group took over a long-vacant, dilapidated dormitory in a rundown corner of Brooklyn, it was welcomed to the neighborhood by the local community foundation. The foundation chipped in over the years, subsidizing rehearsal space for dancers and creating a welcome home base for artists.
The dance group, one of more than 100 nonprofits that have received cash from the foundation over the years, is now waiting anxiously to see if the support will