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.
With the right mix of academics and enrichment, summer programs can boost reading and math scores and help close the achievement gap for low-income children.
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.
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.
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 Partnership, Prize2theFuture, Yes We Can! Birmingham, leading to the Birmingham Education Foundation, and tornado recovery.
The Bama Rising Fund, an Advised Fund of the Community Foundation, has awarded $2 million in grants to help people across Alabama rebuild their homes and their lives after the devastating tornadoes of April 2011. This effort shows how generous people are making a difference by working together.read more