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

2018 Request for Proposals

A 2018 Request for Proposals (RFP) is Now Available for Agencies Interested in: 1) Creating or Expanding Supportive Services for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children (RAPP), or 2) Establishing a Group Respite or Early Memory Loss Program for Elders with Dementia.

For more information about proposals for the Relatives as Parents Program Click Here

For more information about proposals for the National Group Respite Program Click Here

Recent Grants

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