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


Black Belt Festival held
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

Proceeds and donations obtained through the festival are donated to the Black Belt Community Foundation in an effort to strengthen communities...more

Eutaw to host 42nd annual Black Roots Festival
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

The festival is organized by the Society of Folk Arts and Culture, with support from the Black Belt Community Foundation, Alabama Power...more

Lucky will speak at Brown Chapel program
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

Felecia Lucky is the president of the Black Belt Community Foundation. The foundation was established to support community efforts that contribute...more

Philanthropy vs. Racism: Inside Kellogg's Quest for "Healing and Transformation"
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation, Communities Foundation of Texas, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, MacArthur Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Woods Fund of Chicago

She believes that philanthropy has played a role in “a shift in the quality of ... extraordinarily well-timed—which is often a key to philanthropic...more

Philanthropy vs. Racism: Inside Kellogg's Quest for "Healing and Transformation"
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation, Communities Foundation of Texas, Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, MacArthur Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Woods Fund of Chicago

For a long time, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation has been a steadfast ... nearly $24 million in grants went out to partner organizations in fourteen...more

SEWELL: Fighting for Head Start in the Black Belt
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

Because of these efforts, and because of the hard work of local leaders like Felecia Lucky with the Black Belt Community Foundation and...more

EDITORIAL: Head Start cuts disheartening
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

We first reported a little more than two weeks ago that the Black Belt Community Foundation had been awarded a $1.4 million grant to oversee...more

Number of Head Start students to be cut in half
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

The Black Belt Community Foundation, which was recently awarded $1.4 million to operate Head Start centers in Dallas, Choctaw, Marengo...more

Marengo County students attend Black Belt Legacy Camp
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

Participants experienced presentations on the history and significance of the Black Belt and the Black Belt Community Foundation from...more

Dallas County students attend Black Belt Legacy Camp
Foundation: Black Belt Community Foundation

Participants experienced exciting presentations on the history and significance of the Black Belt and the Black Belt Community Foundation...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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