View our grantwriting webinar "Top Ten Lessons: Perspectives of a Program Officer" presented by Amy Slamp, Community Foundation Community Impact Committee and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Retired Program Officer; Ann Kvach, Community Foundation Program Officer; and Melissa Thompson, Community Foundation President and CEO presented on January 19, 2021. Access code is edTaj3$+
The following two sections contain available grant applications.
Grantmaking fund to support the well-being of all citizens in our community by providing access to basic needs such as food, shelter, jobs, family support and animal welfare services.
Grantmaking fund to support quality of life programs in the following categories: Basic needs, economy, education, environment, health and wellness, lifestyle, and neighborhoods and community.
NEXT GRANT CYCLE: Fall 2021
Grantmaking for nonprofit organizations serving Greater Huntsville area who are supporting basic needs and/or health and wellness relief efforts related to the COVID-19 situation.
Grantmaking fund to support access to clean air, water and recreational areas by protecting our community’s natural resources, encouraging sustainable development and reducing our community’s energy consumption.
Grantmaking fund to support K-12 students in Huntsville, Alabama with devices and mobile internet to support distance learning as a result of COVID-19.
Grant funding to support a more inclusive, sustainable, and mobile society.
The Pathway to Sustainability Fund was established to support nonprofits as they build capacity through collaborative case management to move people from crisis to sustainability.
The Racial Equity Fund will provide grant funding to address racial equity gaps in the following areas that affect quality of life:
- Criminal justice system
- Education and job readiness
- Health and wellness
- Income and wealth creation
- Neighborhoods and communities
NEXT GRANT CYCLE: Early 2021
Grantmaking fund for eligible organizations providing supervision of remote learning due to school closures for K-12 public school students in Huntsville City, Madison City, and Madison County public schools.
Grantmaking endowment fund established by Lyle and Ruth Taylor to support historic preservation (2021), environmental conservation (2022), and civic engagement (2020)
NEXT GRANT CYCLE: Spring 2021
Summer Adventures in Learning (SAIL) is a collective impact project that works to overcome summer learning loss.
NEXT GRANT CYCLE: Fall 2021
Video grant opportunity for local nonprofit organizations that support low-income members of our community.
Each year the Women's Philanthropy Society awards one high-dollar grant to create systemic change around one key focus area facing women and families in our community.
NEXT GRANT CYCLE: Summer 2021
If you have a concern about these grant opportunities, please click here to learn more about the Community Foundation’s conflict resolution process.