Central Alabama Community Foundation Inc.



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.

Though its 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.

Recent News from Central Alabama Community Foundation


Church at Heart of Civil Rghts Stuggle Gets Long-Awaited Federal Support
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

After nearly three years of waiting, the endangered Montgomery Church, where Martin Luther King Jr. was selected to lead the movement for the first time, has received federal funding and has begun to...more

CACF Announces $100232.00 in Education Grants
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

The Central Alabama Community Foundation (CACF) awarded $100,232.00 in grants to 21 River Region nonprofits that support education...more

Local COVID-19 relief fund expands with new line of grants
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

The Central Alabama Community Foundation and the River Region United Way, who came together to launch the fund, announced another round...more

Local COVID-19 relief fund expands with new line of grants
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

The Central Alabama Community Foundation and the River Region United Way, who came together to launch the fund, announced another round...more

Coronavirus relief fund pours $50K into most urgent Montgomery needs
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

Burton Crenshaw, President of Central Alabama Community Foundation and Jimmy Hill, President and CEO of River Region United Way...more

Central Alabama Community Foundation Awards More Than 85K in Grants for Education
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

Thursday morning the Central Alabama Community Foundation awarded more than $85,000 in grants to local non-profit organizations. The...more

Alabama is getting 3 new license plates and redesigning others
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

Thank a Lineman – Proceeds go to the Central Alabama Community Foundation (Energy Institute of Alabama Foundation) to fund education...more

Central Alabama Community Foundation Awards More than $128000 in Grants
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

The Central Alabama Community Foundation, along with affiliates Autauga Area Community Foundation and Elmore County Community...more

Cullman High's Lillimae Allen awarded Fran Kay Schwaiger Scholarship
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

The Central Alabama Community Foundation (CACF) has awarded the Fran Kay Schwaiger Scholarship to Cullman High School's Lillimae...more

2-Night Wetumpka Benefit Concert to Help Tornado Victims
Foundation: Central Alabama Community Foundation

All of the money from the concert goes to the Central Alabama Community Foundation for the tornado relief fund. “When something happens,...more



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