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  • Fall Grants Available From the Bay Area Community Foundation
    August 18, 2014 – Grants through the Bay Area Community Foundation are now available for non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations, educational institutions, and government entities in Bay and Arenac Counties. The submission deadline for all applications is October 1st, except for the Dow Corning Donor Advised Fund which has a November 1st due date. For the first […]
  • Men Now Included in Great Lakes Bay GED Initiative
    July 17, 2014 – The Bay Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce funding is now available for Bay County men to obtain their GED through the Great Lakes Bay GED Initiative: a program with the goal of eliminating the educational barrier caused by individuals lacking the know how or financial means to acquire their […]
  • Bay Area Community Foundation Hosts Bay Commitment Scholarship Award Ceremony May 20, 2014
    May 19, 2014 – The Bay Area Community Foundation will host the seventh annual Bay Commitment First Generation Scholarship Award Ceremony at the Scottish Rite Cathedral at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. One hundred graduating seniors from Bay County high schools will each receive a $2,000 scholarship to attend Delta College or Saginaw […]
  • Bay Area Community Foundation Hosts 2014 Annual Report to the Community
    May 14, 2014 – Bay Area Community Foundation will hold its Annual Report to the Community on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the DoubleTree in Bay City, MI. The Foundation will be announcing the election of new trustees and recapping the 2013 scholarship and grant awards of $554,000 and $1.28 million, respectively. Seven […]
  • Riverwalk/Railtrail Annual Spring Cleanup
    April 28, 2014 – Community members are asked to join the Bay Area Community Foundation’s Riverwalk/Railtrail annual cleanup on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Volunteers should check-in at the Bay County Community Center, 800 JFK Drive, starting at 9 a.m. The event will conclude by 12 noon. Registration is appreciated (particularly if you are signing up a […]
  • Bay Area Community Foundation Postpones Scholarship Application Deadline
    February 28, 2014 – Due to technical difficulties, and to ensure applicants have adequate opportunities to submit their materials, the Bay Area Community Foundation has decided to postpone the scholarship deadline to 11:59 PM, March 4th. Currently, the application is available online and can be found at bayfoundation.org. If potential applicants are having any difficulties with […]
  • Bay Area Community Foundation Announces $100,000 Newell and Elizabeth Eddy Grant Opportunity
    February 14, 2014 – The Bay Area Community Foundation is excited to announce it has just received an estate gift to help connect local residents with nature. The gift was a donation from Newell (Bus) and Elizabeth (Bonnie) Eddy: long time Bay County residents and Foundation donors. Prior to retiring, Mr. Eddy was Owner/President of the […]
  • Bay Area Community Foundation Spring Grants Available
    January 29, 2014 – Applications for grants through the Bay Area Community Foundation are now available. Non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations, educational institutions, and government entities in Bay and Arenac Counties are eligible to apply. Applicants are required to contact the Foundation’s program staff prior to completing an application. Grant applications, guidelines, procedures and information on funding priorities, […]
  • Apply Now for Bay Area Community Foundation Scholarships
    November 27, 2013 – The Bay Area Community Foundation scholarship application will be available December 6, 2013. This one application allows students to apply for up to 15 different scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded this spring from over 100 scholarship funds to graduating seniors and current college students from Bay and Arenac Counties. The scholarship application […]
  • You Too Can with BCCAN Series is Back
    September 13, 2013 – The popular You Too Can with BCCAN events are back again this fall! This series includes five nights of college preparation information and advice presented by the Bay Commitment College Access Network. All events are free to the public, and attendees will walk away with their very own College Prep Survival Kit. […]