Apply for a Grant

The Bay Village Foundation is primarily interested in supporting capital projects that improve the quality of life in the City of Bay Village. Projects must be responsive to community needs. The Foundation will also consider requests for support of programs that benefit the citizens of the City of Bay Village. Reporting requirements from a previous year’s award are required as part of the current application.

To be eligible, an organization must be located in or provide services to residents within the City of Bay Village. Funding will only be awarded to tax-exempt organizations classified as 501(c)(3) charities by the Internal Revenue Service, or programs that have a tax-exempt fiscal agent.

The Trustees of The Bay Village Foundation will review all applications based on the criteria above and will not consider any incomplete applications or applications not submitted by the due date. If you have questions, please contact Luke Elsass at the email below.

Mail the completed application and attachments to Mr. Luke Elsass, Grant Committee Chairman, The Bay Village Foundation, P.O. Box 40122, Bay Village, Ohio 44140 or send by email – elsassl@fnb-corp.com.

Applications for 2023 must be submitted by the last day of February 2023.  The Foundation expects to report back to each applicant by the end of April 2023.

2021 Grants totaling $23,967 to the following recipients: Village Project, Bay Rockets Association, Youth Challenge, Bay Village Library, BAYarts, Lake Erie Nature Center, Bay Village Historical Society, League of Woman Voters and Normandy PTA. 

“The Bay Village Foundation has always been a great supporter of BAYarts; together we create a quality of life unique to our Bay Village community.”