Denise McNair’s face takes shape carefully under the skilled hands of Elizabeth MacQueen, the Birmingham-born sculptor commissioned to creating the Four Spirits memorial. The monument, which will reside in Kelly Ingram Park, honors the four little girls killed in the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church on September 15, 1963, as well as two…
Today’s announcement of the planned Moon River Canoe Launch on the Cahaba River is a major step forward for the Cahaba River Blueway, which was supported last year by the Community Foundation. This unique collaboration among the Cahaba River Society, the Nature Conservancy of Alabama and the Alabama Innovation Engine aims to implement a series…
How you can help with the tornado recovery in Oklahoma City.
Ask Ama Shambulia what she most enjoys about her “Mama Ama’s Marinated ‘Greens’ Salad” (see below) and she’ll tell you it’s the recipe’s use of fresh, seasonal produce. “This salad is ALIVE with flavor,” she says enthusiastically. But to get it right, she adds, it has to be made with love. And Shambulia means that quite…
May brings three conference calls for nonprofit organizations to learn more about how to receive a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham.
Birmingham Comprehensive Plan draft presentation cites the importance of connectivity and the first investment in light-art for the 18th Street underpass.
Community Catalyst Fund grant of $247,000 will create a light-art installation in the 18th Street underpass near Railroad Park and a master plan for lighting across the City Center.
The Community Foundation is supporting a youth symposium and a statue honoring lives lost in the church bombing, two ways to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Civil Right events and look to the future.
Woodlawn senior Shelby Wilson wins Community Foundation Scholarship award for 2013.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation report on County Health Rankings shows Jefferson County making progress, including what we believe are results from the work of the Health Action Partnership.