Central Alabama Community Foundation Grant Information

(For nonprofit organizations serving Montgomery, Lowndes, or Macon counties)

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Cultural & Community Enhancement Grant Details: Currently Accepting Applications

Applications are open to nonprofit organizations meeting needs through Social Services, Shelter, Community Building and the Arts in Lowndes, Macon and/or Montgomery counties. Application submissions will be accepted from July 3, 2017 until August 11, 2017.

Nonprofit organizations may apply for the following Cultural & Community Enhancement Grants:

Central Alabama Community Foundation Community Trust Grant
This grant shall be used to support a nonprofit organization improving the quality of life through Social Services, Shelter, Community Building, and/or the Arts in Lowndes, Macon and/or Montgomery counties.

Nonprofit organizations may submit one CACF Community Trust Grant application for a minimum award of $5,000 and maximum award of $25,000.

Required Documents for Submission:
• Operating Budget - Current Year
• Operating Budget - Prior Year
• Audited Financial Statement
• Core Operating Standards for Nonprofits
• IRS Letter of Determination
• Listing of Board of Directors
• Letter endorsing project from Organization President

Grants/Funding are not awarded to:
• Individuals
• Annual fundraising drives, events or marketing campaigns
• Endowments
• Partisan political advocacy
• Regular operating support or capital projects
• Religious purposes (although we do support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations)
• Research
• Sponsorship of fundraising events
• Start-up costs

Central Alabama Community Foundation Mental Illness Grant
This grant shall be used to support a nonprofit organization which helps those affected by a mental illness condition in Montgomery County. This may also include educating caregivers and/or the public about the condition and its effect.

Nonprofit organizations may submit one Mental Illness Grant application.

Required Documents for Submission:
• Project Budget
• IRS Letter of Determination

Grants/Funding are not awarded to:
• Individuals
• Annual fundraising drives, events or marketing campaigns
• Endowments
• Partisan political advocacy
• Regular operating support or capital projects
• Religious purposes (although we do support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations)
• Research
• Sponsorship of fundraising events
• Start-up costs

Central Alabama Community Foundation Technical Assistance Grant
This grant shall be used to support a nonprofit organization seeking to strengthen their internal operations and improve the effectiveness of their organization in Lowndes, Macon and/or Montgomery counties. Organizations may request funding for assistance with Strategic Planning, Organizational/Board Infrastructure, Fund Development and/or Marketing/Public Relations.

Nonprofit organizations may submit one CACF Technical Assistance Grant application for a maximum award of $2,500.

Required Documents for Submission:
• Financial Statement 
• IRS Letter of Determination
• Listing of Board of Directors

Grants/Funding are not awarded to:
• Individuals
• Annual fundraising drives, events or marketing campaigns
• Endowments
• Partisan political advocacy
• Regular operating support or capital projects
• Religious purposes (although we do support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations)
• Research
• Sponsorship of fundraising events
• Start-up costs

Grant Award Dates: 

Cultural & Community Enhancement Grants will be awarded by the following nonprofit organization service categories: 
Social Services and Shelter - December 2017 
Community Building and Arts - February 2018

Family Wellness & Education Grant Application Details: Already Awarded for 2017

Applications are open to nonprofit organizations meeting needs through Family Wellness, Medical, Food and Education in Lowndes, Macon and/or Montgomery counties. Application submissions will be accepted in January 2018.

Evaluations

Grant recipients will be required to complete an online evaluation form at both six months and one calendar year after the receipt of funds. The Foundation will not consider any future grant requests unless the evaluation forms have been completed.

Questions?

Contact Jackie G. Johnson
Vice President, Community Services
Ph: (334) 264-6223
Fax: (334) 263-6225