Grant Opportunities

Our Community Foundation offers a number of grant opportunities that are open to nonprofits serving Blount, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair and Walker Counties. These grants focus on five priority areas that guide our leadership, grantmaking and community support for the next decade.

Spring 2021 Grants

After a year of grants focused on COVID response, this spring we will return to the launch of our new grants framework centered on our five strategic priorities: Equity and Inclusion, Economic Opportunity for All, Overcoming Persistent Poverty, Regional Cooperation and Thriving Communities. Applicants may apply under any one of these priorities. The Spring 2021 grants cycle is closed for applications, grant awards will be announced at end of May,

2021 Ongoing Impacts of COVID Survey Summary Report

Other Grant Opportunities

There are no other grant openings at this time.

Other Grant Opportunities

Through the generosity of our donors Community Foundation offers funds that support organizations or programs addressing specific issues and needs in our community. Each of these fund has its own grant requirement process.

Partner With Us

Based on input from community members across the region, our vision is a just, prosperous and unified region where every person is empowered to reach their full potential. Together, we can attain that vision. A Community Foundation grant can support your work and the vision we share.

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