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Leveraging your charitable gifts

Susan Walley uses an Advised Fund to leverage her giving and follow her passion for new opportunities to make a difference in the lives of children.

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Supporting Results with grants
to nonprofits

The Grant Review and Evaluation Committee uses site visits and staff reports to evaluate proposals for grants to area nonprofit organizations under the Results Framework.

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Doing good with positive tax strategy

Hugh Smith’s clients appreciate the opportunity to do something good for the community and reduce their tax burden as part of a strategy to achieve financial security.

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Lights in Downtown Birmingham

On June 27th, REV Birmingham, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, City of Birmingham and area developers kicked off a street party that won’t soon be forgotten.

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investing in Results for the region

Founded in 1959 by and for the community, the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham is a permanent charitable endowment to drive positive change. We welcome partnerships with individuals, families and businesses who want to be part of improving the life of the Birmingham region. People can leverage their charitable gifts or guide their estate planning through the Community Foundation.

We focus all our work on a Results Framework, using strategies that we support in partnership with nonprofits across Greater Birmingham. Recent initiatives and collaborations include the Health Action PartnershipPrize2theFuture, Yes We Can! Birmingham, leading to the Birmingham Education Foundation, and tornado recovery.
Marvin and Ruth Engels

Private foundation now Advised Fund & giving back forever

Marvin and Ruth Engel found a unique solution when they terminated their private foundation — using the Community Foundation for family philanthropy while making sure that the community’s greatest needs were met forever….

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SPECIAL THANKS TO
COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP PARTNERS