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Community Foundation Awards $1.27 Million in Grants

Community Foundation Awards $1.27 Million in Grants

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has announced $1,276,000 in grants to 35 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 a neighborhood revitalization program in Five Points West to a…

Dave Gray

Community Foundation Names New Chair and Board Members

Dave Gray has been named chair of the board of directors of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, the state’s oldest and largest community foundation. The Community Foundation also announced that Myla Calhoun, Daniel Coleman and Cathy Wright are joining the board with terms starting in 2019. Dave Gray is a board member and former…

Ideas for Giving This Holiday Season

Ideas for Giving This Holiday Season

We work with numerous financial professionals around town who use their expertise to help their clients Do Good Better. The Community Foundation is just one tool in their toolbox for helping local families and businesses achieve—and exceed–their charitable goals. Longtime Community Foundation partner Stewart Welch, founder of the Welch Group, has thoughtfully summarized some of the…