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

View on Facebook

News – Impact on the Community

A Warm Welcome to BCF’s New Board Leaders

We’re thrilled to introduce you to the four newly-elected officers of the Branford Community Foundation (BCF) Board of Directors, who began their terms this July. Heather Hackley is Executive Vice President at Guilford Savings Bank. After serving on the BCF board since 2013, she has now stepped into the role of board president. Stephanie Donegan…

[ Read More ]

BCF August Blog #2 Honoring Service through Scholarship

An important part of our mission is to support Branford’s youth and ensure a brighter future for our entire community. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, the Branford Community Foundation (BCF) is able to provide 18 scholarship awards each year to Branford High School (BHS) seniors. In addition, BCF occasionally awards a unique, one-time…

[ Read More ]

5 Proven Ways to Live Longer!

Our goal is to help the Branford community in every way possible by connecting people who care with the causes that matter. At the heart of our mission is improving your life, which is why we’re inspired to share a recent study on longevity led by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. After…

[ Read More ]

Oh, What a Night! Thank You for Making Hometown Harmonies a Huge Success! Branford, CT

We knew it was going to be an incredible night. An astounding 665 people registered in advance for our community celebration, Hometown Harmonies, when our initial goal was only 250! Another 200 people arrived as walk-ins, and the weather was perfect.   The tent overflowed with mission, music, joy, and laughter. And beyond that, the…

[ Read More ]