MLK Celebration featuring keynote speaker Bakari Sellers

Political analyst, activist and former South Carolina representative Bakari Sellers will deliver the keynote address for the 14th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Celebration at Saginaw Valley State University on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.

More than $335k Awarded in Scholarships to Bay and Arenac County Students

Bay Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that 221 Bay and Arenac county residents will receive a total of more than $335K in scholarships for continuing education. This includes graduating high school seniors, current college students, students pursuing skilled trades or certificates, and adults returning to school. We celebrated these students on Facebook throughout […]

$300k Awarded in Scholarships to Bay and Arenac County Students

Bay Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that 231 Bay and Arenac county residents will receive a total of more than $300K in scholarships for continuing education. This includes graduating high school seniors, current college students, students pursuing skilled trades or certificates, and adults returning to school. In lieu of a scholarship reception this […]

Congratulations 2020 Bay Commitment Recipients

We are so proud of our 83 Bay County graduating high school seniors who are receiving our Bay Commitment Scholarship for first-generation college students. While in times before COVID we would celebrate together at a special reception, we made sure to still honor these students and their hard work. Volunteers delivered bags to each of […]

His Desire to Give Back to the Community Inspired His GED

“I was and am very motivated for this,” says Forest Bradley about being in the Fire Academy. “I wanted to get in and feel accomplished, which doesn’t happen very often for me.” Forest’s life hasn’t been the easiest, but he can say that he’s worked hard for everything he has. When Forest was 15 years […]