$658,824 Awarded in 1st Grant Cycle

$658,824 Awarded in 1st Grant Cycle at Bay Area Community Foundation

This year, Bay Area Community Foundation received record amounts of dollars requested during the first cycle of granting season. In response, we awarded more than $650k in grant funding. It is thanks to you, our generous donors, that we are able to provide this support to so many organizations. Thanks to you, the following organizations will receive funding this spring for their special initiatives, projects, and programs.

2019 grantees include:

Alger Parks and Recreation
ARC Arenac Area
Arenac County
Arenac County Historical Society
Au Gres-Sims School District
Bangor Township Fire Department
Bay Area Women’s Center
Bay Arenac Intermediate School District
Bay City Players
Bay County Child & Senior Citizen Center
Bay County Department On Aging
Bay County Fair and Youth Exposition
Bay County Habitat for Humanity
Bay Commitment Scholarship Program
Bay Veterans Foundation
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Great Lakes Bay Region
Bush Elementary School
City of Au Gres
City of Auburn
City of Bay City
City of Pinconning
Good Samaritan Rescue Mission
Dow Bay Area Family YMCA
Camp Fish Tales, Inc.
Friends of Bay City State Park
Friends of the Historic Masonic Temple of Bay City
Great Lakes Bay Regional Trail
Handy Middle School
Hell’s Half Mile Events
Humane Society of Bay County
Kids’ Klothesline (United Methodist Women)
Lions Visually Impaired Youth Camp, Inc.
Literacy Council of Bay County
Mid-Michigan Children’s Museum
Muscular Dystrophy Association
NEMCSA – Omer Early Childhood Center
Northeast Michigan Arts Council
Pheasants Forever, Inc.
Pinconning Area Middle School
Pinconning High School
Portsmouth Township
River Jordan School of Transition
Safe Harbor Community Center
Saginaw Basin Land Conservancy
Saginaw Bay Community Sailing Association
Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum
St. Michael Catholic School
Standish-Sterling Community Schools
Sterling Area Health Center
Studio 23/The Arts Center
Underground Railroad, Inc.
United Way of Bay County
YWCA Great Lakes Bay Region

The next grant cycle opens on Monday, July 8, and applications are due on Monday, September 16, 2019. To learn more, click below or contact Program Officer Joni King at 989.893.4438.

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