Bexley Community Foundation Announces First Grants of 2016, Including Largest Grant in Foundation History

The Bexley Community Foundation today announced the awarding of three grants totaling $99,000 to the Bexley Celebrations Association, the City of Bexley, and the Bexley Recreation and Parks Department. The Bexley Community Foundation began its grants program in the fall of 2011 with five grants totaling $7,530.  Since then, it has awarded 73 grants totaling […]

Jeffrey Mansion Entryway Ribbon Cutting

We held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Entryway at Jeffrey Mansion on Friday, April 22. Thank you to our generous donors and everyone who was able to join us!      
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Next BexTalks Features Dr. J. Nick Baird for World Health Day, April 7

  On Thursday, April 7, The City of Bexley and Bexley Public Library welcome Dr. J. Nick Baird to discuss the keys to a happier, healthier life. In celebration of World Health Day, Dr. Baird will share lasting tools and simple changes that can help people create a more meaningful, energizing, and fulfilling life. Dr. J. […]

Support our Youth & Recreation Fund!

The Youth and Recreation Fund of the Bexley Community Foundation provides our community with unique opportunities to support well established recreation programs by offering new activities for community interaction and engagement. Examples include the Cub Scout Pack 166 beekeeping project, new timing and starting equipment for the Bexley Marlins swim team, the Bexley Kids Fit […]

Bexley Community Foundation Elects 2016 Leaders

At its December 2015 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Bexley Community Foundation elected officers and one new Director. The 2016 officers are Paul Lacroix, Board Chair; Lynne Jeffrey, Board Vice Chair and Chair of the Program and Grants Committee; Jeff Walker, Treasurer: Jim Gross, Secretary; Jim Bowman, Development Chair. The new Board Chair […]

BexTalks Welcomes Haptics & Robotics Expert Back to Bexley

On Thursday, January 28 at 7:00 p.m., The City of Bexley and Bexley Public Library welcome Dr. Netta Gurari, Bexley native and robotics expert from Northwestern University, to discuss the role of robotics in the science of touch. Many people who lack touch perception struggle to perform simple movements such as walking or even buttoning […]
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Bexley Community Foundation Seeking 2016 Grant Proposals

The Bexley Community Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for projects and programs serving Bexley. The Foundation makes grants to organizations, programs and initiatives that enrich the lives of those who live, learn, work and play in Bexley.   The Foundation is seeking projects and programs focused on any of our eight community priorities; Arts […]
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Thanks for making 2015 “Simply the Best!”

Bexley celebrated the 4th of July with over 14,000 people attending! The Bexley Community Foundation was thrilled to be the Presenting Sponsor of the biggest community event of the year! Beautiful daffodils bloomed on Drexel Circle, a grant from our Beautification Fund! Restoration of the Drexel Theatre marquee is underway because of a $55,530 grant […]

Raths establish new fund to support the arts

For the Rath family, arts appreciation has been passed down from generation to generation like a priceless heirloom. Now, they are sharing their love of the arts by establishing the Susie and Charlie Rath Creative Arts Fund at the Bexley Community Foundation. The foundation announced the new fund at the organization’s fifth annual gathering in […]

Bexley Community Foundation Celebrates Five Years of Grant Making

The Bexley Community Foundation celebrated its fifth annual gathering and five years of grant making with over 200 donors, volunteers, grantees and friends on Thursday, October 8, 2015 at The Columbus Foundation. The evening focused on community projects and programs funded by the Foundation that help make Bexley Simply the Best. The Bexley Community Foundation […]