25 Nov Alabama Power Foundation announces Elevate grant winners
The Alabama Power Foundation has selected the Elevate grant winners for 2015. Thirteen Elevate grants will be awarded to nonprofits across the state.
The Elevate grant packages include a $10,000 grant in 2015 and a $5,000 challenge grant in 2016 for each grant winner. Grant winners will also participate in workshops through 2015 to help them grow and find ways to expand their positive impact in the community.
“The aim of this program is to strengthen organizations and generate long-lasting change to help our state,” says John Hudson, president of the Alabama Power Foundation. “We look forward to seeing the great things that these organizations accomplish over the next couple of years.”
Recipients of the 2015 Elevate grants are:
- Alabama Possible – Birmingham
- Brantwood Children’s Home – Montgomery
- Family Services Center of Coffee County
- Gadsden Cultural Arts Foundation
- Habitat for Humanity – Northwest Alabama
- Interfaith Ministries – Calhoun County
- Jimmie Hale Mission – Birmingham
- Joseph F. Weldy Home for Children – Winfield
- McKemie Place – Mobile
- Mid-Alabama Coalition for the Homeless – Montgomery
- Red Mountain Theatre Company – Birmingham
- Salvation Army – Mobile
- Shelby County Arts Council
The Alabama Power Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014. Since its creation in 1989 with funds donated by shareholders, the foundation has provided Alabama communities, educational institutions and nonprofits support with non-ratepayer money through more than 20,000 grants and scholarships.