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Here you'll find links to resources and organization that the CACF belongs to, receives assistance from or believes is a comprehensive resource that complements and extends the resources provided here at our website.

r4 COF - Council on Foundations

The Council on Foundations is a membership organization of more than 2,000 grant making foundations and giving programs worldwide. We provide leadership expertise, legal services and networking opportunities—among other services—to our members and to the general public.
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r1 Alabama Giving

The Alabama Giving Project communicates the value and importance of philanthropy, creates a broader coalition of foundations and corporate giving programs and encourages new foundations and new gifts to existing organizations. visit this resource

Alabama Giving Grantmaker Guide Updates
New low price of $50 and an updated order form

Alabama Association of Nonprofits

The mission of the Alabama Association of Nonprofits (AAN) is to strengthen and support Alabama nonprofit organizations in serving their communities.  For Alabama to have a healthy, responsive nonprofit sector that improves the quality of life for all citizens. Hundreds of nonprofit organizations around the state are members. Individual and Business memberships are also available.
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r13 The Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham

Established in 1959, the fund has grown from modest beginnings to assets of more than $114 million at year-end 2003. Its grant making includes millions of dollars each year to nonprofit organizations, primarily in the greater Birmingham area, including Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Blount and Walker counties.
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r2 Better Business Bureau

Since the founding of the first BBB in 1912, the BBB system has proven that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation and consumer education.
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r9 Montgomery Schools District

There are about 33,000 students in our 36 elementary schools, one elementary/middle school, eleven middle and junior high schools and seven high schools. In addition to these schools, the system has two alternative programs as well as three schools designed to educate the physically and /or mentally impaired.
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r5 Elmore County Public Schools

The Elmore County Board of Education recognizes that no one philosophy of education can express the total sentiments or beliefs of all teaching personnel. Generally, education is perceived as a process of growth and includes the mental, moral, emotional, physical, and spiritual aspects of the individual.
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r12 River Region United Way

When people think of United Way, the first thing that comes to mind is fundraising. In fact, when you ask people what their top five favorite charities are, their response might be 1. Red Cross, 2. American Cancer Society, 3. Heart Association, 4. Easter Seals, and 5. United Way — not necessarily in that order.
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r6 Envision 2020

Serving the River Region this site is under construction.
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r7 Millbrook Area Chamber of Commerce

Welcome to one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama. Located just a few miles north of Montgomery, the state capitol, Millbrook is the largest city in Elmore County with a population of 10,386 based on the US Census Bureau 2000 census and another estimated 7,000 persons residing within its 3 mile police jurisdiction.
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r8 Montgomery Chamber of Commerce

Located in central Alabama at the intersection of Interstate Highway 85 (east and west) and Interstate Highway 65 (north and south), Montgomery is 164 miles southwest of Atlanta, 92 miles south of Birmingham, and 155 miles north of Mobile and the Gulf of Mexico.
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r11 Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce is organized for the purpose of advancing the commercial, industrial, civic and general interest of Autauga County and its trade area. The Chamber is made up of involved members who are committed to improving our community by attracting and retaining businesses, enjoying life, and improving benefits to the community and us.
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r14 Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce

The mission of the Wetumpka Area Chamber of Commerce shall be to enhance the economic vitality and the quality of life of citizens of Wetumpka and Elmore County, by providing vision, leadership, information, and services.
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Additional Links to Important Resources

Information about current state of civic engagement in the nation and in Alabama:
Better Together

Information about foundations nationwide:
Southeastern Council of Foundations
Council on Foundations
Foundation Center

Information about philanthropy:
Chronicle of Philanthropy
Philanthropy News Network

Alabama Community Foundations

Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham
2100 First Avenue North, Suite 700
Birmingham, AL 35203
(205) 328-8641
FAX (205) 328-6576
(Jefferson, Shelby, Blount, St. Clair, Walker counties) 

Black Belt Community Foundation
609 Lauderdale Street
Selma, AL 36702
(334) 874-1126
FAX (334) 874-1131
Felecia Jones, Executive Director
(Bullock, Choctaw, Dallas,Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, Wilcox) www.blackbeltfound.org

Greater Brewton Foundation
P.O. Box 87
Brewton, AL  36427
(251) 867-4881
Serving:  Greater Brewton Community
John David Finlay, Executive Director

Central Alabama Community Foundation
35 South Court Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
(334) 264-6223
FAX (334) 263-6225
Burton U. Ward, President
(River Region and the Wiregrass)

The Community Foundation of Greater Decatur
P.O. Box 79
Decatur, Alabama 35602 
(256) 353-5312
FAX (256) 353-2384

Greater Huntsville Community Foundation/Madison County
P.O. Box 332
Huntsville, Alabama 35804
(256) 535-2065
Serving Madison County
Lynne Berry, Executive Director, commfoundhmc@gmail.com

Limestone Area Community Foundation
P.O. Box 1346
Athens, AL 35612
(256) 232-4200
Martha Jo Leonard
(Limestone County)

Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama
P.O. Box 1826
Anniston, AL  36202
(256) 231-5160
Fax: (256) 231-5161
Serving: Calhoun, Cherokee, Etowah, Talladega, Clay, Randolph, Dekalb and Cleburne Counties
Jennifer Maddox, President

Shelby County Community Health Foundation
P.O. Box 488
Alabaster, AL 35007
(205) 620-8400
FAX (205) 620-7187
Butch Burbage, President of Board
(Shelby County)

The Community Foundation of South Alabama
P.O. Box 990
Mobile, AL  36601
(251) 438-5591
Fax: (251) 438-5592
Serving: Mobile, Baldwin, Washington, Choctaw, Clarke, Monroe, Conecuh and Escambia counties
Alvertha Penny, President, apenny@communityendowment.com

Community Foundation of West Alabama
P.O. Box 3033
Tuscaloosa, AL  35403
(205) 366-0698
Fax: (205) 366-4000
Serving: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Lamar, Pickens, Sumter and Tuscaloosa, Marengo counties
Glenn Taylor, Executive Director

Walker Area Community Foundation
Serving: Walker area
P.O. Box 171
Jasper, AL  35502
(205) 302-0001
Fax: (205) 302-0424
Paul Kennedy, Executive Director


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Latest News

2014 Board of Directors

Kyle Johnson

Burton Ward

David Allred
Rita O. Brown
Milton C. Davis
Laura Harmon
Evette Hester
Louise Jennings
Jennifer McDonald
Riley Roby
William (Bill) J. Scanlan
Shannon G. Speir
K. Roger Teel, Jr.
Daniel Thompson
Clay Torbert