In its first year, the BayPort Foundation has raised $158,875 to support student scholarships and educational grants in the Greater Hampton Roads area.
This outcome was made possible by contributions of several individual long-standing credit union members and business partners. The inaugural BayPort Foundation Crawlin’ Crab Race Weekend also included funds from race participants, charitable donations, and its three official corporate sponsors: Cox Business/Cox Media, Newport News Shipbuilding, and Staples.
The foundation’s first-year efforts permit the increase of its annual scholarship program to $100,000 in tuition assistance to students of all ages attending an accredited college or university, trade, or vocational school.
For the 2022-2023 academic year, the foundation will offer 10 different scholarship types to member students ranging from high school seniors, college students, and full-time working adults going back to school.
In addition, the foundation has introd...
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