2020 Impact Report

2020 Impact Report

Dear Friends of the Branford Community Foundation: The Branford Community Foundation is proud to present our 2020 Impact Report. Since March 2020, our work has focused on responding to the community’s needs as a result of COVID19. The 2020 Impact Report presents a few stories about the crucial impact of your gifts since the onset…

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August 15 Update: 22 Weeks Passed

  It’s been 22 weeks since that week in March when everything changed. Since then, you’ve given $202,053.53 to the COVID19 Response Fund for Branford. That allowed us to 26 grants totaling $176,235 to organizations who were not only impacted by Coronavirus, but directly responding to community members who suddenly faced joblessness, food insecurity, and…

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2020 Competitive Grant Awards

The Branford Community Foundation (BCF) recently awarded 9 grants through our regular Competitive Grant making process, although this year’s process was anything but normal. These grants are made annually through our endowment funds based on our spending policy. BCF’s original grant deadline was March 12 — the Thursday of that fateful week that initiated a…

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BCF Celebrates Class of 2020 with $37,000 in Scholarships Branford, CT

The pandemic has changed all our lives in so many profound ways, but what stands out to us here at Branford Community Foundation (BCF) is what hasn’t changed: namely, the incredible resilience and fortitude of Branford’s graduating high school seniors. “They finished their high school career under the most extreme and isolating conditions,” says Liza…

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