Congratulations 2020 Scholarship Recipients

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 Click here to see the recipients and learn more.

Stephanie Beiser Holds Foster Kittens

When it comes to the animals of Bay County, Stephanie Beiser’s heart—and arms—are open.

Person Typing on a Computer

All of us at the Bay Area Community Foundation (BACF) value the trust you have placed in us, and we take the protection and proper use of your personal information very seriously. It is why I am writing to you today to inform you of a data security incident at Blackbaud, a third-party service provider to BACF, which may have included some of your personal information.

Boy being strong

We must be bold in facing these uncertainties, challenges, and social issues. As a community foundation, we are meeting these challenges head-on with community as our focus. These matters will not be solved overnight. Their impact will be long-term, and we must prepare for an extended response.

Shara Klenk is being bold

Shara took a bold step forward and decided that if something was going to change, she needed to start it. 

Avram Golden is being bold

When Avram Golden sees an idea to better his community, he goes for it. Because he took actions to make his visions become a reality, Bay City now proudly flies American Flags downtown each summer, and residents and visitors enjoy what is fondly known as the Third Street Star Bridge. 

Carol Lee Taylor Bay City Teacher Died from COVID-19

After Carol L. Taylor passed away April 11 from COVID-19, her family established this fund in her memory to respond to emerging community needs as a result of the pandemic.

Transition Committee for CAN Council Poses with a Planted Pot

The dictionary defines bold as “a person, action, or idea; showing an ability to take risks; confident and courageous.” This definition describes the child abuse and neglect councils of the Great Lakes Bay Region and Huron County, who courageously took risks to protect children suffering abuse.

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