Category: Foundation News

BGCF365 offers easy and fun way to give back to your community

Applications now open for $25,000 in grants to support programs investing in Lexington youth. Want to learn more about your community, meet like-minded folks who care about building a better Lexington, and give back to local nonprofits? Look no further than BGCF365: an initiative of Blue Grass Community Foundation that… Read More

Blue Grass Community Foundation announces new board officers and members

Blue Grass Community Foundation is pleased to announce the election of the following officers of the board for FY23: Chair: Andy Reynolds, COO of BallastVice Chair: Michelle Hollingshead, founder of Imprint Coaching + ConsultingSecretary: Salvador Sanchez, owner/founder of A Cup of Common WealthTreasurer: Bill Alverson, retired CEO of Traditional Bank… Read More

Lexington Black Prosperity Initiative announces $150,000 Better Together grant pool

Grants will be awarded to organizations advancing racial equity and closing Black equity gaps in Fayette County. The Lexington Black Prosperity Initiative (LBPI), a community-advised committee of Blue Grass Community Foundation, announces a $150,000 total grant pool for nonprofit, local government and educational institutions with innovative programs or projects designed… Read More

New York Times Bestselling Author Heather McGhee to speak in Lexington on April 28

McGhee will discuss how racial equity benefits everyone during keynote address and moderated conversation with Renee Shaw Blue Grass Community Foundation, Lexington Black Prosperity Initiative, University of Kentucky’s Office for Institutional Diversity, and our community partners present An Evening with Heather McGhee at the University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center… Read More