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LGBTQ Fund opens second annual grant opportunity

LGBTQ Fund opens second annual grant opportunity

The LGBTQ Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham will open its second annual grant cycle on Monday June 26, 2017 with proposals due by July 27, 2017. The 2017 LGBTQ Fund Grants will be awarded to organizations in Central Alabama that serve the LGBTQ community and their allies, or seek to expand existing…

Inaugural Request for Proposal for LGBTQ Fund

Inaugural Request for Proposal for LGBTQ Fund

In 2015, the Living LGBTQ in Central Alabama Needs Assessment (LLCA) was conducted on behalf of the LGBTQ Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham to identify the most pressing challenges facing the local LGBTQ community.  The LLCA is the most comprehensive community survey of its kind for Central Alabama.  Findings from the LLCA…

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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…

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…

Job Opening: Marketing and Communications Intern

Description of work: The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is seeking a smart, creative and analytic marketing and communications intern who is capable and willing to complete a number of writing, organizational and online media tasks.  The intern will assist the Director of Marketing & Communications with execution of the marketing/public relations objectives in accordance…

Remy Fund Announces New Grant Committee Member

Remy Fund Announces New Grant Committee Member

Joey Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and animal lover, has joined The Remy Fund for Pets and Animal Services grant making committee. Remy Fund founder, Ken Jackson said, “Joey is a highly accomplished and respected leader who brings a wealth of experience in animal related issues and community service. His knowledge, his commitment, and his…

Women’s Breast Health Fund announces Breast Cancer Rehabilitation Initiative

The Women’s Breast Health Fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham awards $287,000 grant for Breast Cancer Survivorship Rehabilitation Initiative As early detection and treatment options improve for breast cancer patients, the number of survivors increases. In a recent report, The Institute of Medicine noted that many breast cancer survivors become lost in the…

Birmingham Lights Receives International Award

Birmingham Lights Receives International Award

LightRails, the 18th Street Birmingham Lights installation has been named a 2014 CODAawards winner. The light-art installation was one of ten international winners and was named best in the Transportation category. It is also featured on the cover of the awards digital magazine. The CODAawards are the annual international awards program of CODAworx, the online…