nonprofits

Grant Cycle Opens July 28

Grant Cycle Opens July 28

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 to join with the Community Foundation as we work together to achieve results for our community! Our next available grant round is Cycle 2, which will open for brief proposals on July 28, 2017. To be considered for this…

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…

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REMY FUND ANNOUNCES 2016 GRANTS FOR COMPANION ANIMAL ORGANIZATIONS

The Remy Fund for Pets and Animal Services announced a record $50,000 in grants awarded to 11 companion animal (dogs, cats and horses) focused non-profit organizations. This is the largest amount of grants awarded to date by the fund. In the past six years the fund has granted nearly $200,000 to animal agencies serving Blount, Jefferson, Shelby,…

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…

Remy Fund opens sixth annual grant cycle for animal related nonprofits

The Remy Fund for Pets and Animal Services is now accepting grant proposals for the 2016 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 22, 2016

Grant Cycle Opens January 22, 2016

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 22, 2016. To be…

Coosa Riverkeeper Swim Guide Program

Community Foundation Awards $1.2 Million in Grants

Donors support grants focusing on two Results for the region: Communities are Sustainable, Livable & Vibrant and Individuals and families are economically secure.   The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has announced $1,201,000 in grants to 29 area nonprofits that focus on improving economic security and further developing sustainable, livable communities in Jefferson, Blount, Shelby,…

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,…