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Community Foundations are the area's leaders in philanthropy

Your community foundation is a public charity dedicated to improving our area through grantmaking. We bring together the financial resources of individuals, families, and businesses with the ideas, projects and leading efforts of our local nonprofit and government entities to create change and support our community.

A community foundation looks to the long-term growth of an area by building permanent endowment funds to ensure there are always funds available to respond to pressing needs and to take action on new opportunities and initiatives.

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Martin D. Jaffe's Legacy Continues for Community

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When Martin passed away last year, one of the ways Ruth chose to honor his memory and his legacy of generosity was by asking for gifts to Bay Area Community Foundation in lieu of flowers. This year, in response to the Garnett and Elmie Compeau Challenge, Ruth used these gifts to establish the…

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Pere Marquette Depot in Downtown Bay City

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1000 Adams St., Suite 200
Bay City, MI 48708
Phone: 989.893.4438
Email: bacfnd@bayfoundation.org
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