Igniting passion for transformational change
Change happens when bold leadership meets opportunity. Our Community Foundation is dedicated to addressing our communities’ most challenging issues and providing hope for the future. By bringing together the dedication of community members and the generosity of philanthropic partners, we work to be a center for progress and a catalyst for change.
Hearts of Wheels
$30,000 to support the Car Ownership and Mentoring Program that empowers economically disadvantaged youth by providing participants with a car and with car safety, maintenance, and ownership courses.
Cahaba River Society
$50,000 to expand river restoration impact, combat litter and invasive species, create internship opportunities, engage community volunteers, and advance equity and inclusion in CRS’ work and outreach.
Fruit of Eden
$6,000 to support a program targeting COVID-related learning loss focusing on reading comprehension, math, technology, art, and life skills to elementary and middle school students.
News & Updates
Traditional Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving holiday celebration party. Flat-lay of friends or family feasting at Thanksgiving Day festive table with turkey, pumpkin pie, roasted seasonal vegetables and fruit, top view. As we gather around the Thanksgiving table, it’s not just about feasting on delicious dishes and enjoying the company of loved ones. Thanksgiving is also a time to reflect on our blessings and express gratitude for the abundance in our lives. This year, consider adding a philanthropic twist to your Thanksgiving dinner conversation with these thought-provoking table topics.
In its first annual call for proposals, the Philip A. Morris Fund for Design Arts of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham awarded $171,500 in grants to six area nonprofits.