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

2019 Request for Proposals

The 2019 Request for Proposals (RFP) is Now Available for Agencies Interested in: 1) Establishing a Group Respite or Early Memory Loss Program for Elders with Dementia or 2)Creating or Expanding Supportive Services for Grandparents and Other Relatives Raising Children (RAPP).

For more information about the Brookdale National Group Respite Program proposal Click Here

For more information about the Relatives as Parents Program proposal Click here

Recent Grants

We Are Pleased to Announce
the 2018 Group Respite and Early Memory Loss programs

Abundant Living Adult Day Services, Inc Salisbury NC
Community Program Centers of Long Island Ronkonkoma NY
High Country Caregiver Foundation Boone NC
Howard J. Weston Community & Senior Center New Castle DE
Jewish Family Service & Children's Center of Clifton/Passaic Passaic NJ
Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey Elizabeth NJ
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Moorhead MN
Naples Senior Center at JFCS Naples FL
Old Friends Club Kirkland WA
The Jewish Home for the Elderly of Fairfield County Bridgeport CT
University of Michigan : Geriatric Center Ann Arbor MI
WISE & Healthy Aging Santa Monica CA

and the 2018 Relatives as Parents Program

Arizona's Children Association Phoenix AZ
Denver Human Services Denver CO
SOWEGA Council on Aging Albany GA
Innovative Solutions for Disadvantage & Disability Decatur GA
Cumberland YMCA-Family Center Cumberland MD
Detroit Parent Network Detroit MI
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota Kinship Family Support Services Minneapolis MN
NYS Kinship Navigator (Catholic Family Center) Rochester NY
Cayuga/Seneca Community Action Agency, Inc Auburn NY
Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens Brooklyn NY
Cornell Cooperative Extension Cortland County Cortland NY
East Valley Family Services Las Vegas NV
Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth & Families Providence RI
Bexar County Community Health Collaborative San Antonio TX
Kids, Kin'n Caregivers, Inc. Norfolk VA
Caring Choices, Chico, California - $25,000 to aid the victims of the Northern California Wildfires
Salvation Army - $25,000 contribution to aid them in their Hurricane Michael relief efforts.
Salvation Army - $25,000 contribution to aid them in their Hurricane Florence relief efforts.
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