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.

Competitive Grants

The Community Foundation has two grantmaking cycles that focus on five priorities that guide us in our shared pursuit of a just, prosperous, and unified region where every person is empowered to reach their full potential. Here is the timeline for our Competitive Grant Cycle:

Webinar – View our required webinar prior to the new grant cycle for information about our five priorities and the application process.

Webinar

Read our Grant Guidelines

Fill out the Pre-Proposal Questionnaire: Open now, due by January 10, 2020.

Apply for Grant Cycle 1: Pre-Proposal Questionnaire must be completed before applying, Brief Proposal opens January 17, 2020 and due February 14, 2020.

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Grant Cycle 2 Pre-Proposal Questionnaire opens May 2019 and is due July 10, 2020. Brief Proposal opens July 17, 2020 and is due August 14, 2020

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.

Learn how you can make an impact today