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.

Family Wellness Grants

CACF distributed $92,500 to nonprofits in the areas of food, medical and family support on Wednesday, June 15 at the State Farmer's Market in Montgomery. Recipients and their award amounts are listed here.

Congratulations to Focus Grant Finalists

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

CACF Awards More than $170,000 in Scholarships

This spring CACF awarded 114 scholarships totaling $172,300 to deserving students this spring at their schools’ awards presentations. Scholarships are available through the Foundation to students specifically in Autauga, Elmore, Houston, Lowndes, Montgomery, and Pike counties with a few scholarships open to students statewide. The annual deadline is March 1.

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.