It’s people like you that make our area such a vibrant place to live, work, and play. We are here to help connect to the causes you care about. Whether it’s arts and culture or environment or education or something else, we can help you achieve your charitable goals.

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Your gift today will impact our area for generations to come! Pooled with the resources of the rest of the community, together we can do so much more.

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Give Later

In so many ways, you’ve made a difference in the lives of your family, friends, and neighbors. Planning for your legacy gives you a chance to continue making a difference to the people and places you love—forever.

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Start a Fund

There are several types of funds to choose from, and we can help you decide which will help you match your charitable goals no matter where your passion lies.

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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:

For as many motivations as there are to give, there are ways of giving. View and download our guide to help you and your professional advisor determine the custom giving solution that's right for you.

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Our Grant Stories

Kayaker on Lake Huron's Saginaw Bay

Forever Starts Today Thanks to Consumers Energy Foundation

Grant Stories
Summer days at the beach. Waves washing upon the shore. A fishing line plopping in the water. Strolling along a riverbank. These images evoke a sense of well-being and create a strong and enduring connection to place. Communities with a strong sense of place prosper. They attract workplace talent…

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Pere Marquette Depot in Downtown Bay City

Offices open by appointment only.

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