Black Belt Community Foundation



The Black Belt Community Foundation was established in 2003 to pull together human and financial resources to improve life in the area by funding projects that brings about permanent improvement and change to the region.

The Black Belt Community Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to work with all of our citizens to help improve the quality of life in a region that stretches from Mississippi to Georgia . The 12-county area that is our focus is almost one-sixth of the land area of the state. It is home for nearly a quarter of a million people. Rich in human, geographic, cultural and economic diversity, Alabama 's Black Belt got its name from the rich, dark soil found here. The area also is home to the highest percentage of African American residents in Alabama .

Web Address

www.blackbeltfound.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @BlackBeltFound

Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Black Belt Community Foundation


BBCF hosting legacy camp for Black Belt students
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

This summer, the Black Belt Community Foundation will continue its partnership with Auburn University for the week-long Black Belt Legacy Camp to better prepare high school students for their next...more

Black Belt Community Foundation opens new head start facility
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

The city of Selma has a new place of learning: the Black Belt Community Foundation recently opened up its new Head Start facility. Shenetta Jackson is like most parents focused on helping her three...more

Black Belt Community Foundation unveils new Head Start facility
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

Selma's brand-new Black Belt Community Foundation Head Start facility hosted its first ever open house Thursday, as they introduced themselves as the city's newest place of learning. The...more

Grant cycle open for Black Belt Community Foundation art grants
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

Throughout March, Selma will be the host of numerous art workshops put on by the Black Belt Community Foundation to benefit children from 12 different counties. Each year, the BBCF applies for grant...more

Grant cycle open for Black Belt Community Foundation art grants
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

Throughout March, Selma will be the host of numerous art workshops put on by the Black Belt Community Foundation to benefit children from 12 different counties. Each year, the BBCF applies for grant...more

Soil samples collected to honor the fallen
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation, Kellogg Foundation

National members of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, members of the Black Belt Community Foundation, the Equal Justice Initiative and Selma public figures all met at the old jail site bright and early at...more

2018 Arts Grants Cycle announced by the Black Belt Community Foundation
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

SELMA, AL - March 1,2018: The Black Belt Community Foundation is announcing its 2018 Arts Grant Cycle. Community-based organizations from Bullock, Choctaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon,...more

2018 Arts Grants Cycle announced by the Black Belt Community Foundation
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

SELMA, AL - March 1,2018: The Black Belt Community Foundation is announcing its 2018 Arts Grant Cycle. Community-based organizations from Bullock, Choctaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon,...more

Communities across the US celebrate the second annual National Day of Racial Healing with ...
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

In Selma, Alabama, the Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) is promoting National Day of Racial Healing with a television ad campaign airing on WSFA-TV (NBC affiliate) in Montgomery. Moreover, the...more

Event-filled MLK Day weekend planned
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

The Black Belt Community Foundation in partnership with the Selma Center for Nonviolence, Truth and Reconciliation have three event-filled days planned for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. The...more

Geographic Focus

Bullock County, AL
Choctaw County, AL
Dallas County, AL
Greene County, AL
Hale County, AL
Lowndes County, AL
Macon County, AL
Marengo County, AL
Perry County, AL
Pickens County, AL
Sumter County, AL
Wilcox County, AL

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