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Community Foundation Awards $1.34 Million in Grants

Community Foundation Awards $1.34 Million in Grants

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has announced $1,344,600 in grants to 36 area nonprofits that focus on improving economic security and further developing sustainable, livable communities in Jefferson, Blount, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker counties. These grants support a collection of programs ranging from the creation of CO.SHOP, a shared retail opportunity for CO.STARTERS…

Brian Hamilton

Community Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

The Community Foundation is please to announce that Brian Hamilton, Edgar Marx, Lissa Tyson and Jared Weinstein are joining the Board of Directors with terms starting in 2018. Brian Hamilton is president and CEO of Trillion Communications Corp., a national Tier 1 supplier of Telco infrastructure products and services in the connectivity industry. Prior to Trillion,…

Giving Together Grant Brings Young Talent to Birmingham

Giving Together Grant Brings Young Talent to Birmingham

A “community of builders with integrity”, Venture for America (VFA) creates economic opportunity in American cities by mobilizing the next generation of entrepreneurs and equipping them with the skills and resources they need to create jobs. Through a two-year fellowship program, recent college graduates learn important startup skills at a five-week Training Camp, apply for…