News – Impact on the Community

Learn the Tax Advantages to Donating!

With the end of 2019 fast approaching, we encourage those donors who are over 70½ years old to think about using the qualified charitable distribution (QCD) provision to donate a portion of their required minimum distributions (RMD) directly to Branford Community Foundation. The biggest benefit to you is that you will not owe any taxes…

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BCF Awards Grant to Guilford’s Women & Family Life Center!

The Branford Community Foundation is thrilled to announce a recent award grant to the Women & Family Life Center in Guilford! The Women & Family Life Center was awarded $3,500 to help expand a program they offer in partnership with the Branford Counseling Center. This program provides financial education consults through weekly appointments with a…

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Registration Is Now Open! Join Us for Our 2nd Annual 2019 Nonprofit Conference

Please join us on November 13 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the 2nd annual Non Profit Conference and Awards Celebration 2019, a collaboration between Branford Community Foundation, the Guilford Foundation, and the Shoreline Chamber of Commerce. Last year’s conference was a huge success, drawing more than 100 nonprofit leaders, volunteers, and staff from…

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The Art of Giving

The Branford Community Foundation (BCF) was honored by one of Branford’s very own local artists! Martha Link Walsh, whose celebrated art gallery at 188 North Main Street, Route 1, in Branford, is part of the Shoreline Arts Trail, generously donated her original paper cutting [pictured, right] which depicts Branford’s 375th birthday celebration! “I know of…

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