Economic Development Foundation
Our Mission: “Champion economic growth in Bixby through long lasting, inclusive relationships with businesses and the community.”
The Bixby Development Foundation was founded in 2019. We are focused on creating a culture in Bixby that attracts, recruits, and retains jobs for our community and provide resources for start-ups and small business development. The Development Foundation will be a voice in the community to help determine what long-term success looks like for Bixby and will partner with any organization that shares our vision for a brighter economic future.
Bixby Development Foundation Programs & Fundraisers:
Leadership Bixby: Leadership Bixby is a 7-session program, sponsored and coordinated by the Bixby Development Foundation, to identify, educate and develop a select group of Bixby citizens for positions of community leadership. Paticipants meet each month during September, October, November, January, February, March and April.
Ideas & Insights: Ideas & Insights is an innovative and creative program held quarterly by the Bixby Metro Chamber of Commerce. Experts in their fields are invited to share their expertise on topics to help you grow and maintain a thriving business
FootGolf Tournament: Our tournament will consist of nine teams of four, playing nine holes. FootGolf is easy to learn, and a lot of fun – no matter your athletic ability. What is FootGolf? FootGolf is a precision sport, a combination of the popular sports of soccer and golf, being more closely related to golf. The rules largely correspond to the rules of golf. A players kicks a regulation #5 soccer ball on the fairway of a golf course into a 52 centimeter cup in as few shots as possible. Each player will receive a soccer ball and lunch!