Bonnie Gettys is the President and CEO of the Barry Community Foundation. She represents CEDAM’s Region 3 (West Michigan).

Bonnie GettysWhat is the history/purpose of your organization, in one sentence?

Whether your dreams are to inspire, renew, restore or preserve, the Barry Community Foundation has many options to help you fulfill your philanthropic aspirations. Funds are available for grants that address one of seven elements: Arts & Culture, Basic needs, Communities & Neighborhoods, Education, Environment, Economy and Health & Wellness. For Good. For Barry County. Forever

What do you do at your organization?

I oversee community development collaboration and donor relations.

Is there anything special we should know about you or your organization?

The Barry Community Foundation is very proud to be a partner of CEDAM through several of its key program areas: Financial Empowerment, Michigan Rural Council & Economic Impact. We look forward to continuing this very important relationship as we grow the capacity of our foundation to make meaningful investments to grow community.