Foundation and Friends

Creating student and community success

Bay College graduates at commencement ceremony

Since 1972, the Bay College Foundation has been providing educational opportunities and removing barriers to success. Every gift large and small has a vital role to play at Bay College. The Bay College Foundation invites you to share the gift of education. Be part of the dream helping others attain a college education. Shape futures, change lives and enhance learning environments. Help Bay College and its students be the best they can be, in and out of the classroom.


Support Higher Education

You have amazing power when you support higher education - the power to change lives, remove barriers, expand opportunities and help students attain an education.

The Gift of Education

Donor support has helped catapult Bay College to a level of excellence once only aspired. Share your passion and make a difference today.


Create a Scholarship

Provide educational opportunities, eliminate financial barriers and change lives forever.

Endowed Scholarship

Leave a lasting legacy with your own scholarship in perpetuity, funding student scholarships or programs year after year. A $10,000 donation paying 5% creates a $500 scholarship forever.

Annual Scholarship

Create an annual scholarship award honoring a special someone, family, alumni, organization or business. Funds are update annually and scholarships awarded to students the upcoming academic year.

Memorial Scholarship

Establish a scholarship in celebration of an event or loved one. Memorial gifts may be in memory of named individuals or pooled in the Memorial Scholarship Fund. Families receive acknowledgment of all gifts.

Foundation Mission

The Bay College Foundation fosters giving, engages communities and manages financial gifts to support educational advancement, opportunities and student success.

Giving in Retirement

Charitable giving through your IRA saves you taxes while supporting students and educational advancement.


Philanthropic Leadership Team

Creating educational opportunities and community advancement

John T. Anthony
Board President

Shannon Dutkavich
Board Treasurer

Julie Olson
Board Secretary

Robert Bink
Board Member

Glendon Brown
Board Member

 Nancy Finch
Board Member

Brad Mantela
Board Member


Bill Marmalick
Board Member

Jane Pryal
Board Member 

Maddy Tousignant
Board Member

Val Hickner
Board Member

Melissa Bonifas-Ness
Board Member

Laura Coleman
Bay College President

Kim Carne
VP Advancement

Vicki DeGrand
Advancement Specialist