You're helping to create change here in our community

Thank you for investing in your community so that we are always here to respond to our area’s ever-changing needs and promising opportunities for growth. Your philanthropic support is multiplied when combined with the generous gifts from others so that together we can do so much more to provide for the community.

Donor Advised Funds

Donor advised funds allow you to actively participate in the grantmaking process. You can start your own fund so that you can recommend charitable projects or organizations to support.

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Plan for the Future

Including Bay Area Community Foundation in your estate will leave a lasting legacy so that your support of this community is realized forever.

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Philanthropic Giving Circles

Giving Circles

Interested in being a part of the grantmaking process at a lower financial level? Join with other philanthropists in the area and work together to recommend projects and programs, all while enjoying a fun social evening.

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Giving Resources

We are happy to help guide you through your giving process. Call our office at 989-893-4438 to set up an appointment with President & CEO Diane Fong. She can go through your options for giving and explain them in greater detail. You may also find these resources helpful as you’re getting started:

Our Donor Stories

A Commitment to Local Education

Donor Stories
Carolyn Wierda has been a key player in creating the Bay Commitment Scholarship program. When she retired from the Bay City Public Schools as a superintendent in 2009, the community honored her with financial gifts to support Bay Commitment far into the future.

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Pere Marquette Depot in Downtown Bay City

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