News – Impact on the Community

Melodie Lane O’Connor Elected to BCF Board of Directors

The Branford Community Foundation, the leader in supporting a variety of local philanthropic needs, programs and services for 35 years, has elected Branford resident Melodie Lane O’Connor to its Board of Directors. Melodie O’Connor has more than 30 years of professional experience in ultra-premium cosmetic brands and packaged goods retail development, education and management. Her…

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BCF Awards $2,500 Grant for Residents with Differing Abilities

The Branford Community Foundation, the leader in supporting a variety of local philanthropic needs, programs and services for 35 years, has distributed a $2,500 grant to SARAH, Inc. to support and enhance recreation and social activities to residents of Branford and the surrounding communities with differing abilities. Since 1957, SARAH, Inc. has been a community…

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BCF Awards $5,800 Grant for School Music Program

The Branford Community Foundation, the leader in supporting a variety of local philanthropic needs, programs and services for nearly 35 years, has distributed $5,800 in funding support for the purchase of new instruments for the Branford Public Schools (BPS) String Orchestra Program. The BPS String Orchestra Program provides string instruments and instruction to children in…

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BCF Awards $10,000 Grant for Security Deposit Assistance Program

The Branford Community Foundation, the leader in supporting a variety of local philanthropic needs, programs and services for nearly 35 years, has distributed $10,000 in initial funding support towards the Branford Counseling Center’s new Security Deposit Assistance Program. The Security Deposit Assistance Program is designed to aid eligible individuals and families with financial support to…

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