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Branford Community Foundation

BCF is honored to partner with GSB to enhance the quality of life in Branford!We take #GivingTuesday seriously at GSB and this year is no exception! Starting today and running through the end of December, GSB will match donations up to $10,000 at our local community foundations: Branford Community Foundation, Community Foundation of Middlesex County, The Madison Foundation, and Guilford Foundation. Ready to get matched? Give Today! ... See MoreSee Less

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A Resounding Success for Our First Ever Shoreline Nonprofit Conference and Awards Celebration! Branford, CT

We are thrilled to report that our first ever Shoreline Nonprofit Conference and Awards Celebration was a huge success, attended by no less than 110 nonprofit leaders, volunteers, and staff! The conference, held on November 7, 2018, at Woodwinds in Branford, was a collaboration between the Branford Community Foundation, the Guilford Foundation, and the Shoreline…

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Thanksgiving Is Good for You! Branford, CT

Once a year, we gather with family and friends for a feast. While turkey and all the trimmings are the main event, giving thanks is the true star of the show. Did you know that the simple act of feeling thankful is one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself? Here’s a closer…

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Camp Totokett—A Life-Changing Camp for Both Campers and Counselors

This summer, the Branford Community Foundation (BCF) was delighted to support Camp Totokett, a week-long camp for at-risk youth held at Killams Point in Branford, with a $6,000 grant. In 2018, Camp Totokett paired 43 kids from New Haven with more than 50 local youth counselors for an invaluable experience in service, social justice, and…

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A Warm Welcome to BCF’s New Board Members

We’re delighted to present the Branford Community Foundation’s (BCF) newest board members, who support our mission by serving as ambassadors, maintaining BCF’s fiduciary responsibilities and guiding our strategic direction. Board members serve a 3-year term, and are eligible to serve twice. Jennifer Alexander After living in Nashville, TN, and Washington, DC, Jennifer came back home…

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