Protecting Our Outdoors #BainbridgeTogether
October 18, 2020
In times of uncertainty, breathing in the fresh morning air on a hike or enjoying the water view at a public park might reinvigorate a sense of belonging. There is little doubt that being . . .
“It’s only an intermission,” read the sign in front of Bainbridge Performing Arts (BPA) when COVID-19 hit Bainbridge Island. When many of us were forced to put our lives . . .
Healthy Living for Our Seniors #BainbridgeTogether
October 04, 2020
Our more seasoned citizens, coming from all walks of life, bring decades of experience to our island. Many of our local nonprofits have recognized the invaluable knowledge and resources they . . .
Providing Support for Adults and Families #BainbridgeTogether
September 23, 2020
The resiliency of our community is heavily dependent on the work of our nonprofits. When COVID-19 hit Bainbridge Island, and nonprofits had to shut down their regularly scheduled programs, many . . .
Caring for Our Children #BainbridgeTogether
September 16, 2020
Through art classes, music groups, outdoor education, experiential learning, and various support mechanisms, our kids have access to resources on Bainbridge Island that enrich their lives. Our . . .
Let's Bring #BainbridgeTogether
September 10, 2020
When articles about COVID-19 first hit the newspapers, many of us could not have predicted that the virus would become a pandemic and shut down our entire community. As weeks passed and it became . . .
Recorded Presentations on Nonprofit Resiliency
August 12, 2020
Bainbridge Community Foundation has heard from many nonprofit leaders about the challenges they face as a result of the global pandemic. Most fundraising events have been cancelled, donations may not . . .
Puget Sound Energy Provides Funds for COVID-19 Relief
August 12, 2020
Puget Sound Energy’s recent donation to Bainbridge Community Foundation’s Community Response Fund for emergency relief is making it possible for the foundation to expand its reach and help . . .
When Bainbridge Community Foundation (BCF) started planning for its annual Community Grants Cycle in February of this year, it would have been impossible to predict how a global pandemic would change . . .
Condemning Racism and Supporting Social Justice
June 06, 2020
We will never be able to bring back the lives lost to injustice. George Floyd’s senseless murder on May 25th ignited rage across the country, causing hundreds of thousands of citizens to flood the . . .