Please note that our office is temporarily closed.
In order to guard the health and safety of our staff, their families, and our donors, the Barry Community Foundation’s office is temporarily closed. Our staff members will be working remotely from home in order to carry out the normal functions of the office to the best of our ability.
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We realize this crisis is impacting those in our community who are most vulnerable. Together, with the United Way, we established the Extreme Community Needs (Emergency Disaster) Fund to assist with emergency needs related to COVID-19. To make a contribution to the fund click below.
To connect with someone regarding a COVID-19 related need please contact the Barry County United Way.
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To support Gilmore Car Museum.
To provide for free entertainment druing the Hastings Summerfest, the biggest festival for Hastings which occurs annually on the last full weekend of August.
The fund shall be used to support the work of the libraries located in Barry County.
Funds in Need
The purpose of this fund is to support the charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes of the Barry Community Foundation.
Fund established to support collaborative efforts to bring Group Cares Workcamps into Barry County. Monies to be used as community "match" needed to participate in program. Group Cares is a group of individuals who volunteer their time, expertise and funds to renovate homes for needy owners.
To help provide funding for educational, benevolent, charitable or public purposes within or outside the County of Barry. The focus will be faith based, along with seven elements of a healthy community.