News – Impact on the Community

Thank you for Celebrating Branford’s 375th Birthday with Us!

Thank you to our wonderful community for celebrating Branford’s 375th Birthday with us last Friday, July 19th, at the Owenego! Despite the dire heat warnings, we estimate that around 1,000 people came to partake in the festivities while also learning about Branford Community Foundation’s (BCF) mission and impact. The magical night featured musical numbers from…

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Celebrating History by Making History

We made history in early July, when the Legacy Theatre presented the first-ever professional production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on Branford’s beautiful green! In recognition of Branford’s 375th Anniversary celebration, the BCF had the privilege of underwriting the event, granting $5,000 to help make the production possible. Open to the public, the play…

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Hometown Harmonies is July 19th at the Owenego!

You’re Invited to Branford Community Foundation’s (BCF’s) 2nd annual Hometown Harmonies! It’s a night of fun and community to celebrate Branford’s 375th birthday on Friday, July 19 at the Owenego Beach and Tennis Club, at 40 Linden Point in Branford. Everyone is invited, with a “pay-what-you-can” entree fee. So far, 750 people have RSVP’d, so…

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BCF’s Announces Competitive Grant Awards

The Branford Community Foundation (BCF) is thrilled to announce that we have awarded $45,000 to 17 organizations through our annual competitive grant award process. This year’s process saw an increase of 20% in the number of applications. While we wish we could have funded them all, we are pleased with the variety of projects and…

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