LeadHERship | Honoring Female Leaders
March 15, 2023
Last week, BCF hosted its annual LeadHERship event in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8. BCF created LeadHERship to provide a platform for female leaders to share their stories and . . .
2023 Community Grants Cycle is NOW Accepting Applications!
March 09, 2023
BCF is NOW accepting applications for the 2023 Community Grants Cycle from all sectors of our nonprofit community until April 4 at 5PM. We encourage nonprofit leaders to reach out and discuss . . .
REGISTER HERE: Free Online Programs on Finances and Investing
February 27, 2023
Financial literacy is empowering—yet good, practical education about financial management is too often out of reach for people, especially those with limited incomes. Former BCF Board Member . . .
Investing in Nonprofit Capacity
January 30, 2023
BCF’s unique Capacity Building Grants Cycle provides resources for local nonprofits to grow their expertise in a particular area of their choice. Most nonprofits apply to this grant cycle to . . .
Keeping Wilderness in the World
November 22, 2022
When asked what motivates her to do her work, Samantha Zwicker said, “it’s hard to define one reason, but if I had to sum it up, I’d say we want to keep wilderness in the . . .
Bainbridge Community Foundation Honors Local Philanthropists
November 03, 2022
The original Greek meaning of the word philanthropy is the "love of humanity," and tonight, that feeling was palpable. The awardees of BCF's 2022 Philanthropy Celebration on November 3rd have . . .
Volunteer on Bainbridge
October 04, 2022
In BCF’s latest State of the Sector report, nonprofits reported that their volunteers are down 70% on average across all sectors since the beginning of the pandemic. In conversations with the . . .
BCF Participates in Work Ready Program
August 01, 2022
A recent article in the Kitsap Sun highlighted a new Work Ready Program created this year by Bainbridge Youth Services and the Bainbridge Island Chamber of Commerce. BCF is proud to have hired . . .
2022 State of the Sector Report is Here
August 01, 2022
BCF's State of the Sector Report: A View of Our Community is finally here! In this report, you will find: An analysis of our community highlighting recent statistics on affordability and . . .
Community Grants Cycle Awards Record $561,492 in Local Grants
June 27, 2022
BAINBRIDGE ISLAND – Bainbridge Community Foundation’s 2022 Community Grants Cycle (CGC) awarded a record-setting amount of $561,492 in grants to local nonprofits, which greatly exceeds . . .