Central Alabama Community Foundation

The Central Alabama Community Foundation is a nonprofit philanthropic foundation created by and for the people of central Alabama.  Individuals and corporate donors make gifts and bequests of any size for the betterment of our community.  Through our grants program, the Foundation addresses a wide variety of needs and opportunities, supporting programs and projects in education, human services, health, cultural arts, and other civic concerns.


Congratulations to Common Ground Montgomery and the Helping Montgomery Families Initiative (HMFI) for being selected as the two "Curbing the Violence" focus grant finalists. The $100,000 award will be presented this fall. More Info

Elmore Sheriff Deputy’s Family Establishes Scholarship

The Deputy James Bart Hart Rotarian Memorial Scholarship has been established within the Central Alabama Community Foundation (CACF) by his wife, Charlotte and daughter, Christina to annually award a student who shares a passion for community leadership and service as did her husband.  Officer James Bart Hart lost his life in a tragic car crash while on duty on November 23, 2014.

Interested individuals and families that would like to contribute to the Deputy James Bart Hart Rotarian Memorial Scholarship can do so by clicking “Donate Now” in the upper right corner.

Officer David Lee Colley Memorial Scholarship

A local family has turned a tragedy that took the life of their loved one into a legacy by establishing an annual scholarship in memory of Montgomery Police Officer David Lee Colley. The 24 year-old was killed in an crash involving his patrol car and an 18-wheeler on April 4, 2015.

Those interested in contributing to the Officer David Lee Colley Memorial Scholarship can select the “Donate Now” link at the top of the page. When prompted please designate your donation in memory of Officer Colley.