Elevate

The Alabama Power Foundation has awarded seven Elevate grants to nonprofits across the state. The Elevate grant program empowers organizations by providing funds for community-centered projects and capacity-building workshops, and to facilitate networking opportunities within the nonprofit community. Since launching in 2014, the program has helped strengthen...

The application period for Alabama Power Foundation’s 2016-2017 Elevate grants begins today. Nonprofits across the state are encouraged to apply. Elevate grants empower nonprofits by funding community-centered projects, capacity-building workshops and networking opportunities. The Elevate program began in 2014. Since then, 27 nonprofits across the state have...

By Michael Tomberlin   The Alabama Power Foundation has a new leader and is taking applications for its latest round of grants to nonprofit organizations in the state. The organization held its annual Elevate conference Thursday in Montgomery where Myla Calhoun, the vice president of Charitable Giving at...

By John Herr Bryan Stevenson, director of the Montgomery-based Equal Justice Initiative (EJI)  "I believe the opposite of poverty is not wealth. I believe the opposite of poverty is justice." Few know more about the struggle to achieve justice than Bryan Stevenson, who spoke those words in a...

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...