REMY FUND SURPASSES $500,000 IN GRANTS AWARDED
Since 2011, the Remy Fund for Pets and Animal Services has provided more than $500,000 in grants to companion animal (dogs, cats and horses) nonprofit organizations, serving Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Blount and Walker counties. This year, the fund is awarding $60,000 in grants to 11 organizations in our region.
Community Foundation Awards $1.38M in Grants
The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham has awarded $1,386,000 in grants to 51 area nonprofits serving Blount, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, and Walker counties. These grants are focused on the five priorities identified in our strategic plan: Thriving Communities, Regional Cooperation, Overcoming Persistent Poverty, Equity and Inclusion, and Economic Opportunity for All..
Ukraine Humanitarian Crisis
After months of tension, Russia invaded Ukraine on Thursday, February 24. Attacks of war have put millions of civilians at risk. Many have volunteered to fight or been caught in the crossfire, with refugees escaping to neighboring countries. Ukrainians desperately need emergency aid.
Cromwell Scholarship Now Open
The Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2020 Cromwell Trust Scholarship application period opens December 3, 2019. Applications will be due Monday March 16th, 2020.
Remy Fund Announces $50,000 in grants
The Remy Fund for Pets and Animal Services awarded $50,000 in grants to 10 companion animal (dogs, cats and horses) nonprofits serving Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Blount and Walker counties. Since 2010, the Remy Fund has provided over $330,000 to support diverse animal organizations in our community.