Mission Statement

Our mission at the Hope Reichbach Fund is to provide vital learning experiences and career development for students, inviting them into a network centered around Hope Reichbach’s memory and values of active leadership and communal responsibility. Follow us on Twitter.


The Hope Reichbach Fund provides scholarships for students who take internships in civic leadership and community organizing. We will continue Hope’s legacy of progressive values and passion for Brooklyn in the following ways: 

  • Provide stipends to dedicated college students who embody the values Hope stood for
  • Facilitate internships with Brooklyn organizations involved in local issues and activism
  • Provide mentorship and a network of contacts to our students; enhancing their career development
  • Create a new generation of leaders in Brooklyn