News – Impact on the Community

Giving Is Good for You!

Let’s pretend it’s warmer outside…because it’s finally April!!! While the forecast may still include the occasional “wintry mix,” someone got the memo because the birds are chirping and the flowers are blooming. Three cheers for spring! We’re inspired to put some “spring” into your step (pun intended) by sharing a few easy wellness tips. This…

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Helping Children One Book at a Time! BCF Grant Story: Read to Grow

Research shows that reading aloud to children for 15 minutes daily helps to increase their vocabularies and develop a love of reading. Unfortunately, many children in our community do not have regular access or exposure to age-appropriate books. This is why organizations like Branford-based Read to Grow (RTG) exists—to help parents support their children’s education…

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Save the Date Hometown Harmonies Friday, July 19th!

We’re so excited! The date is set for Hometown Harmonies, our annual celebration and fundraiser! This year is shaping up to be extra special because 2019 marks Branford’s 375th anniversary, turning Hometown Harmonies into a birthday celebration! Just like last year, the festivities will take place under the big tent at the Owenego. Food trucks…

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Apply for a Grant Today! Deadline for Grant Applications is March 15th!

Are you aware of a need in Branford that could benefit from funding? Our wonderful community is growing every day and develops different needs based on an ever-changing range of factors, from weather patterns to the economy. If you work with a not-for-profit or Town organization that is committed to improving the lives of Branford…

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