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We are thrilled to share that the Bay Harbor Foundation has been nominated for the Charity Navigator Community Choice Award, empowering supporters to recognize and celebrate the exceptional work of top-rated charities. Charity Navigator is the nation's largest and most influential nonprofit evaluator, and we are one of only nine organizations nominated in our category.

Our four-star rating and our unwavering commitment to transparency, accountability, and effectiveness earned us the nomination for this national award. This accomplishment wouldn't have been possible without the continuous support and trust you have placed in us. The Foundation is deeply grateful for the continued support from our community, donors, and partners.

Thank you for standing with us. Together, we can continue to make a lasting impact and create a better future for all.


We have a new phone number! 231.489.4422 

Since 2004, the Bay Harbor Foundation has provided nearly $3,000,000 in grant and scholarship fudning to improve the quality of life in the Little Traverse Bay Community.


Charity Navigator rates the Bay Harbor Foundation 100/100 

We are very pleased to have Charity Navigator confirm what has always been true: Our donors can give to the Bay Harbor Foundation with confidence, and know that their generous contributions will be used to make a real and lasting impact on the Little Traverse Bay Community.

Click here to see the Foundation's page on Charity Navigator's website.

Our Mission

We are a charitable, nonprofit community organization dedicated to helping our neighbors through donations, grants, programs and professional mentoring. We operate with the highest level of financial integrity and are trusted by both our donors and our recipient organizations.

Bay Harbor Foundation
750 Bay Harbor Drive
Bay Harbor, Michigan 49770