BCF was pleased to support Read to Grow in their efforts to provide free books to Branford children!More free books from Read to Grow will be available this year to Branford children thanks to a $2,000 grant from the Branford Community Foundation. Children’s books will go to Branford organizations that serve children, including the East Shore District Health Department Nurturing Families Network. We thank the Branford Community Foundation! ... See MoreSee Less

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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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A Warm Welcome to BCF’s New Board Members

We’re delighted to present the Branford Community Foundation’s (BCF) newest board members, who support our mission by serving as ambassadors, maintaining BCF’s fiduciary responsibilities and guiding our strategic direction. Board members serve a 3-year term, and are eligible to serve twice. Jennifer Alexander After living in Nashville, TN, and Washington, DC, Jennifer came back home…

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Helping Children, One Dance at a Time Branford, CT

“Today I do dance class and twirled and twirled…I shy but my teacher say I could dance my dance. She clapped and clapped! I dance colors and songs and now I am a dancing queen. I tell my mommy when I go home!” This 4-year old student is describing her time at the Branford Early…

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The Many Rewards of Giving Back

There’s nothing more rewarding than helping others. Did you know that performing good deeds is clinically-proven to be good for your health? This is one of the many reasons the Branford Community Foundation is proud to fund a project that helps people give back to their community, and feel amazing in the process! Called “Feeding…

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