The Southeast Alabama Community Foundation (SACF) awarded $37,465 in grants to fifteen Wiregrass nonprofits that provide education and social service programs in Coffee, Dale, Geneva, Henry and Houston counties.
The 2020 Southeast Alabama Community Foundation Grant Recipients:
EDUCATION GRANT RECIPIENTS
Alabama Shakespeare Festival will receive $2,500 to subsidize SchoolFest tickets for 250 public school students from Coffee and Dale counties.
Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama will receive $2,500 to provide registration fees for 166 students to participate in Girl Scouting During the School Day in Coffee, Dale, Geneva, and Henry counties.
Liberty Learning Foundation will receive $2,500 to provide curriculums and other supplies for its American Character Program that will serve 340 seventh grade students in Geneva City and Geneva County Middle Schools.
Southeast Alabama Child Advocacy Center will receive $2,500 to provide Erin’s Law education materials for mandated elementary school programming in Dale County.
Vivian B. Adams School will receive $2,500 to provide essential kitchen small appliances, tools, and utensils to equip four teaching kitchens in the All-in Credit Union Culinary Arts Center.
Wiregrass Museum of Art will receive $2,500 to provide supplies and instructors for the First Saturday Family Day, a free come-and-go arts workshop.
SOCIAL SERVICE GRANT RECIPIENTS
Alabama Kidney Foundation will receive $2,500 for its 2020 Financial Assistance Program that provides dialysis patients in the five Wiregrass counties with direct aid for medication, handicap equipment, utilities, and medical-related transportation costs.
Alzheimer’s Resource Center will receive $2,495 for activities and materials to improve mental and physical acuity of Alzheimer patients through the Center’s Lending Library.
Coffee County Family Services Center will receive $2,500 to provide transportation costs for home visits for the Building Blocks, Young Parents, and Assessment and Referral programs.
Exchange Center for Child Abuse Prevention will receive $2,500 to provide curriculums and other materials for the Parenting After Violence Education classes that serves families in the domestic violence shelter.
The Salvation Army Dothan, Alabama will receive $2,500 to provide food supplies for its food distribution pantry.
Sight Savers America will receive $2,500 to provide funding for the cost of follow-up eye care for children in Coffee County.
Smile-A-Mile will receive $2,500 to provide for clients and their families to attend its Peanut Festival Outing and Fellowship Event.
Wiregrass Area Food Bank the Brown Bag Program of the Wiregrass to receive 30 pounds of groceries each month.
Wiregrass Habitat for Humanity will receive $2,500 to provide for critical home repairs that allow senior citizens to remain in their homes.
These grants awards represent an investment of $37,465 in our community.