News – Impact on the Community

Thank You, from the Bottom of Our Hearts!

As we close another year, the Board and staff of the Branford Community Foundation would like to extend our deepest gratitude to you, our community and our supporters. 2018 has been a year of growth and continued impact, only made possible thanks to you and others like you who support our work. There are many…

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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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