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You’re Amazing. Look at What You Made Happen in Bexley!

July, 2016: Restoration of the Drexel Theatre marquee was completed, a grant from our Bexley Community Fund!   December, 2016: The Bexley Community Foundation awarded the most grants ever in one calendar year from all 10 Funds!   August, 2016: 330 participants enjoyed the 4th Annual Splish, Splash and Dash Youth Triathlon, bringing the total […]
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New fund, supervision set for series

By Chris Bournea ThisWeek Community News Tuesday October 18, 2016  The Bexley Community Book Club will host the final author visit under the program’s original incarnation when National Book Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson visits this December. Next year, the Bexley Community Book Club will transition from a Bexley Education Foundation program and become the Bexley […]

Bexley Community Foundation Celebrates Six Years of Grant Making

The Bexley Community Foundation celebrated its sixth annual gathering and six years of grant making with over 200 donors, volunteers, grantees and friends on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at The Wells Barn at Franklin Park Conservatory. The evening focused on community projects and programs funded by the Foundation and the theme Because it’s Bexley!   […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]