We Believe In
Working together to build strong communities
Openly sharing who we are and how we operate
Honoring donor intent
Creating beneficial outcomes for all of our constituents
Creating mission-based financial sustainability so that we can continue to serve in perpetuity
We promote and inspire community generosity and giving by bringing together passionate people and resources in our collective efforts to make an enduring difference in the community we love.
A prosperous, collaborative, and welcoming Branch County community that promotes a strong sense of belonging and pride in its residents and provides opportunities for all to grow and thrive.
To achieve our vision, we will be a proactive, collaborative, and innovative community leader and partner in addressing community needs and making Branch County and Colon places people want to live, work, and visit.
Who We Are
The Branch County Community Foundation (BCCF) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to improving the quality of life in the communities of Branch County and Colon, Michigan. The Community Foundation was established in 1991 by a group of individuals that connected from local Rotary clubs who saw the need for a community foundation supported by donors from all walks of life. In partnership with generous donors and community partners, we lead a community-wide effort to build a better future for everyone.
What We Do
The Community Foundation offers professional services and a place to begin for people who want to work together to create strong, prosperous communities. We promote community philanthropy, build endowments and other philanthropic funds, and connect community resources. Our endowment funds are preserved, invested, and managed to assure a steady income stream for grants to organizations that serve our community. Donors can contribute to one of over 140 funds or establish a new charitable fund at the foundation.
Who We Serve
The Branch County Community Foundation serves the geographic areas of Branch County and Colon, Michigan. We partner with schools, non-profit organizations, local governments, and individuals to benefit area communities. We are committed to equity, inclusion, and serving the needs of diverse communities. The Branch County Community Foundation stands together with our communities and is committed to supporting work that provides equity and inclusion for all.