Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.cfbham.org.


Your right to privacy is very important to us. We recognize that providing the Foundation with your personal information is an act of trust. The Community Foundation does not share personal information, except as required by governmental entities or legal process. Donor names may be recognized in the Community Foundation’s annual report and other forms of public recognition, unless you designate your gift as anonymous.


This website is owned and operated by the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham. Our intention is to inform and educate visitors about our work as a grant maker, community resource, and philanthropic partner to local individuals, families, and corporations. The Foundation is committed to honoring the privacy of all those we work with, including visitors to our website.

Personal Information

The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham (Community Foundation) is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and security of personal information entrusted to us by current donors, potential donors, volunteers, and the officers and staff of nonprofit agencies who approach us for funding and the people that they serve.

Like all organizations with a Web presence, the Community Foundation receives standard tracking data when you visit our site. Information from your browser, including your IP address, pages visited, the length of time you spend on our site and files you download is recorded in our Web site server logs. We use and analyze this data to develop site content and continue to provide you with a positive experience when you visit our Web site. However, no personal information is collected during the tracking process.

Online giving transactions are processed through Network For Good on their secure server. You will be directed to their site when you click on any Donate button on our site.

We will not sell, rent, loan or otherwise share any personally identifying information you provide with any individual or organization. While we strive to protect the personal information of our users, the Community Foundation will release personal information if required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary or appropriate.

Electronic Newsletter

We may share information with service providers solely for the purpose of producing and disseminating Foundation information to our constituents. You may remove yourself from our mailing list at any time. If you are receiving the Community Foundation’s electronic newsletter by mistake, or have any problems whatsoever unsubscribing, please contact us and we will take the necessary steps to remedy the situation.

Links to Other Sites

As a community service, the Community Foundation provides links to Web sites of various nonprofits and nonprofit resources. Unless we expressly state otherwise, the Community Foundation makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of those sites. A link to a Web site from cfbham.org is not an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation with respect to such site, its owners or providers. This Privacy Policy applies solely to the information collected by this site.

Copyright Statement

Copyright in the text materials contained in this Web site is owned by the Community Foundation. These text materials may be used, downloaded, reproduced or reprinted, provided that this copyright notice appears on all copies and provided that such use, download, reproduction or reprint is for noncommercial or personal use only. The text materials contained in the Web site may not be modified in any way.

Copyright in the photographs, illustrations, artworks and other graphic materials are reserved to the Community Foundation and/or the copyright owners (licensors). Prior permission to use, download, reproduce or reprint any photograph, illustration, artwork or other graphic material must be obtained by the copyright owner, regardless of intended use.

Website Submissions

Any information shared in a public forum on this site becomes public. Please do not share or post anything to this site that you expect to be kept private.


All donations made through the link on this website must be made in accordance with local, state and federal laws relating to charitable contributions.


The Community Foundation will not knowingly collect any personal information from those under the age of 13 in accordance with federal law.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

Because of the number of possible sources of information available through this Web site, and the inherent hazards and uncertainties of electronic distribution, there may be delays, omissions and inaccuracies in such information. The Community Foundation cannot and does not warrant the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement or fitness for a particular purpose of the information available through this Web site, nor do we guarantee that this Web site will be error-free and continuously available.

Links to Other Sites

You may establish a hypertext link to this site from your Web site, so long as the page containing the link properly attributes the linked site to the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham and does not state or imply any sponsorship of your site by the Community Foundation. We may revoke this permission at any time. Without prior written consent of the Community Foundation, you may not create a link to this site that incorporates or relies upon, in whole or in part, any content from any page on this Web site, or that incorporates any copyrighted or otherwise intellectual property of Community Foundation.


Under IRS Code, the following foundation documents are public information:

  • IRS Form 990 and affiliated schedules for the past three years.
  • IRS determination letter affirming classification as a 501©(3) public charity.
  • IRS Form 1023 (application for 501©(3) status) with supporting documentation.
  • Lists of our donors, other than those published in our annual report and other places, are not available to the public.

Privacy Policy Changes

The Community Foundation may amend this privacy policy from time to time. Such changes will be publicly posted in this area of our Web site. If you have any questions or concerns about the Community Foundation’s privacy policy, please contact us.

Use of this site signifies your agreement to the terms of use including Gulf Coast’s Privacy Policy.


We welcome comments and questions on this policy. To share feedback or to request information from the Foundation, please email info@cfbham.org or write to:

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
2100 First Avenue N.
Suite 700
Birmingham, AL 35203