Brighter Minds

Thirty-six high schools receive $2,500 grants for arts and athletics The Alabama Power Foundation’s Power to Play program has awarded 36 grants to high school arts and athletic programs across the state. Eighteen of those grants will support athletics programs and 18 will support arts programs....

Alabama Power Foundation’s Power to Play grant program returns for its third year of helping Alabama high schools increase students’ extracurricular participation. The program, which offered athletics grants in its first two years, expands its focus this year to include the arts. Power to Play will...

The Alabama Power Foundation has awarded 21 pre-K programs across the state with classroom grants. The grants are part of the foundation’s Brighter Minds education initiative. The $10,000 grants will enable these pre-K programs to improve their learning environments. "Early-childhood education lays the foundation for lifelong learning...

Sixteen schools and nonprofit organizations across the state will receive conservation education grants through the Alabama Power Foundation’s Students to Stewards program. Students to Stewards provides support for dynamic stewardship, conservation education and outdoor classrooms. This year’s Students to Stewards grants total nearly $60,000 and will help bring an awareness...

By Donna Cope, Alabama NewsCenter With a population of 321 million, the U.S. has a “whole lotta hungry people” to feed. One solution to the tremendous need, Jennifer Crutchfield believes, lies in sustainability and ensuring there are commodities to feed the nation. That’s why this Brookwood High...

The Alabama Power Foundation will accept applications through Oct. 16 for its annual grant program, Students to Stewards. The program, part of Alabama Power’s Brighter Minds education initiative, will invest nearly $60,000 this year in conservation and stewardship education. Grants will be awarded in two categories: Curriculum: 14 awards up to...