About Us

Group Respite

Relatives as Parents

Leadership in Aging





The Brookdale Foundation Group


Frank W. Burr Blvd

Suite 13

Teaneck, NJ










Our Mission

The Brookdale Foundation Group consists of the Brookdale Foundation, Glendale Foundation, and Ramapo Trust. All three were endowed by the Schwartz family and all share a common outlook and purpose: to enhance the quality of life of America’s elderly.

Major Initiatives

Recent Grants

Mount Sinai Health System - $10,000,000 grant in support of The Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine

Naples Senior Center of Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida, - $25,000 contribution

Geriatric Services, Inc., Teaneck, NJ - $50,000 in support of their pre-development costs for expansion and renovation of their facility.

$5,000 to each of the following food banks:
  • Food Bank for New York City
  • Harry Chapin Food Bank, Florida
  • Community Food Bank of New Jersey
  • The Food Depot, New Mexico
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center $250,000

Generations United $25,000 to develop educational resources and materials for relative caregivers; and update the Raising the Children of the Opioid Epidemic: Solutions and Support for Grandfamilies report

Salvation Army $25,000 to support their Hurricane Maria relief efforts

Salvation Army $25,000 to support their Hurricane Irma relief efforts

Salvation Army $25,000 to support their Hurricane Harvey relief efforts

Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida $500,000 in support of their Senior Center programs in Naples, Florida