Alabama Power: Foundation Grants
Alabama Power Foundation
Grant amount: Up to US $100,000
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program
Location of project: Counties in Alabama: Autauga County, Baldwin County, Barbour County, Bibb County, Blount County, Bullock County, Butler County, Calhoun County, Chambers County, Cherokee County, Chilton County, Choctaw County, Clarke County, Clay County, Cleburne County, Coffee County, Coosa County, Covington County, Crenshaw County, Cullman County, Dale County, Dallas County, DeKalb County, Elmore County, Escambia County, Etowah County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Geneva County, Greene County, Hale County, Henry County, Houston County, Jefferson County, Lamar County, Lawrence County, Lee County, Lowndes County, Macon County, Marengo County, Marion County, Marshall County, Mobile County, Monroe County, Montgomery County, Perry County, Pickens County, Pike County, Randolph County, Russell County, Shelby County, St. Clair County, Sumter County, Talladega County, Tallapoosa County, Tuscaloosa County, Walker County, Washington County, Wilcox County, Winston County Expand all
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As a part of all five of our initiatives – Educational Advancement, Civic and Community Development, Arts and Cultural Enrichment, Health and Human Services and Environmental Stewardship – Alabama Power Foundation Grants are designed to meet a number of different objectives.
Arts & Culture
- Employing arts to incorporate academic achievement
- Exposing underserved youth to various artistic events and styles
- Grassroots arts programs
- Arts in education
- Programs that improve literacy
- Teach and educational leadership development
- Programs that attract female and minority students to math, science and technology
- Programs that encourage students to finish high school
- Programs that encourage students who show aptitudes for skills to pursue careers in the trades
- Community gardens
- Aquatic gardens
- Urban forestry programs
- Environmental education
- Recycling/reuse programs
- River/watershed environmental programs
Health & Human Services
- Programs that promote health and well-being
- Programs that promote access to health services
- Direct service programs
- Programs that improve networks services (from parent organizations)
- Programs that combat childhood obesity
- Playgrounds & Parks
- Community improvement programs
- Youth development programs
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- The Foundation Grant always meets the following criteria:
- The project addresses a need in at least one of the five initiatives: Educational Advancement, Civic and Community Development, Arts and Cultural Enrichment, Health and Human Services and Environmental Stewardship.
- The project has the potential to lead to permanent improvements in a community or in the state.
- A diverse group will collaborate on the project to achieve common goals.
- The program or idea can be duplicated in other communities.
- The submitting organization exhibits sound fiscal management and accountability.
- The organization shows the ability to attract multiple sources of support for the project.
- The project addresses underserved segments of the population such as racial or ethnic minorities, impoverished and/or underprivileged communities with fewer opportunities.
- The applying program has not already received funds from the foundation this calendar year.
- Foundation Grants will not be used to support the following:
- Groups acting on behalf of individuals.
- Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, disability or gender.
- Churches or other religious organizations, except when they are conducting secular programs that will have broad public impact.
- Projects that affect communities outside Alabama Power’s service territory.
- Fraternal, athletic and veterans programs, except in cases in which the programs will have a broad public benefit or help disadvantaged individuals.
- Organizations already receiving multiyear support from the foundation. Such organizations are required to wait at least one year after the current funding ends.
- Primary and secondary private schools.
- Political organizations, parties or causes.
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