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. Beginning in 2020, we will focus on five priority areas that will guide our leadership, grantmaking and community support for the next decade.


The Community Foundation has two grantmaking cycles that focus on the following results from our Results Framework:

Cycle 1 – Closed
Cycle 2 – Opens Tomorrow

Opens July 19, 2019; Brief Proposal deadline August 16, 2019
Communities are sustainable, livable and vibrant
Individuals and families are economically secure

Other Grant Opportunities

Women’s Breast Health Fund – Closed
Remy Fund – Closed
LGBTQ Fund – Closed

This page is updated regularly with all our open grant cycles along with those that are currently closed, but are scheduled to repeat.

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.