News – Impact on the Community

Best of Luck to Branford High School’s Class of 2019!

We can’t believe that another summer has passed, and Branford’s recent high school graduates are now or will soon be attending their college, trade school, or vocation of choice! Only a few months back, on June 12, our seniors were up all night for Branford’s Project Graduation, a substance-free, all-night event at Branford High School….

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Making a Difference, One Grant at a Time Supporting Theatrical Programs for Our Kids

The Branford Community Foundation (BCF) recently awarded a grant to Tabor Arts Branford! Tabor Arts is a year-round theatrical program for children in 2nd through 8th grade. Last year, over 100 kids participated in Tabor Arts Branford and were involved in a variety of spectacular performances, including those held at Branford Festival, Hometown Harmonies, and…

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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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