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 considered for this round of grants from our Community Funds, proposals should address strategies for the following Results:

Children are successful along the educational pipeline

Applications for this Result should focus on one of the following strategies:

  • Increase early learning opportunities for birth to 8 years old
  • Increase number of career- and college-ready high school graduates

People can lead healthy lives

Applications for this Result should focus on one of the following strategies:

  • Improve nutrition and healthy food access and increase physical activity
  • Improve access to care for vulnerable populations

Note that on-line grant application cycle (Grant Cycle 1) will open January 22, 2016 with a Brief Proposal deadline of February 12, 2016. Click here for more information.

If you have questions about whether you should participate in a conference call or whether your organization is eligible to apply for a grant, please contact Gus Heard-Hughes.