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 returned our grantmaking focus to our five strategic priorities: Equity and Inclusion, Economic Opportunity for All, Overcoming Persistent Poverty, Regional Cooperation and Thriving Communities.

Spring 2021 Grants

2021 Ongoing Impacts of COVID Survey Summary Report

Other Grant Opportunities

Small Business Impact Grant RFP
The Small Business Impact Grant will help Community Development Finance Institutions (CDFIs) and other community lenders support small, underserved businesses in the Greater Birmingham region, with a particular focus on Black-owned businesses. Applications due July 16, 2021.

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Jefferson County Department of Health Public Health Advised Fund
ABC Coke Fund:
a grant program of the JCDH Public Health Advised Fund to benefit the public health of residents near the ABC Coke plant in Tarrant. Organizations serving the Tarrant, Inglenook, and/or North Birmingham communities near the ABC Coke plant in Tarrant can apply. Applications due July 9, 2021.

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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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