Welcome to the Bernie L. Bates (BLB) Foundation, Incorporated website.  Duke HagginsThe BLB Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) organization that provides scholarships to high school seniors and provides funding for other critical social needs in the community. BLB Foundation, Inc. also participates in the annual Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) and our campaign number ID # is 58697.

We invite you to peruse our website to see our involvement with social upward mobility, community service, scholarship opportunities and other community-related activities. If you need support in areas that we haven’t identified, wish to donate or have a general inquiry please complete the contact form by clicking here.

The purpose of our Foundation is to give back to the community. Together our combined efforts can yield funding for scholarships to deserving students, facilitate support for senior citizen programs, and engender sharing with those in need of a helping hand. Your patronage, your support, your contributions—all makes it possible to gain and maintain effective community programs. We look forward to working with you– God Bless.

Jerome W. (Duke) Haggins
Duke Haggins
Bernie L. Bates Foundation, Inc.