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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,…

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham Promotes Three Key Leaders

The Community Foundation is pleased to announce the promotion of three key leaders: Terri Epting to Chief Financial Officer, Gus Heard-Hughes to Vice President of Programs and Lora Terry to Vice President of Philanthropic Services. Terri Epting was named Chief Financial Officer in December and has been with the Foundation since 2015. She has more…

Koko McCall and General Krulak

Birmingham Southern Launches Digital Classroom

On February 9, 2015, Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) launched its second digital classroom, a partnership with Locust Fork High School. BSC received a $120,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham to design and build two blended learning classrooms, one on campus and one at the high school in Blount County. The classrooms—which are modeled after a…

Remy Fund Opens Fifth Annual Grant Cycle for Animal Related Nonprofits

The Remy Fund for Pets and Animal Services is now accepting grant proposals for the 2015 grant cycle. Remy Fund grants support nonprofit organizations that work with traditional companion animals such as dogs, cats and horses. Grant applications for rescue/shelter programs, spay/neuter programs, animal assisted therapy programs, education and advocacy programs and service dog programs…

Grant Cycle opens January 26

  If you are a non-profit organization that serves our five-county area (Jefferson, St. Clair, Blount, Shelby, and Walker), then you have an opportunity coming up soon to join with the Community Foundation as we work together to achieve results for our community! Our next available grant round is Cycle 1, which will open for brief proposals on January 26,…

Community Foundation awards $1.4 million in grants

Donors support grants focusing on two Results for region Communities are Sustainable, Livable & Vibrant and Individuals and families are economically secure. The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has announced $1,431,000 in grants to 27 area nonprofits that focus on improving economic security and further developing sustainable, livable communities in Jefferson, Blount, Shelby, St. Clair…