Brooklyn Fund Pauses Giving While It Consults Residents

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Alex Pacheco

The Mark Morris Dance Group, which has counted for years on funds from the Brooklyn Community Foundation, is now waiting anxiously to see if that support will continue.

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Alex Pacheco

The Mark Morris Dance Group, which has counted for years on funds from the Brooklyn Community Foundation, is now waiting anxiously to see if that support will continue.

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