Funding Success

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....

Written as a collaboration between The Birmingham Education Foundation and College Admissions Made Possible (CAMP) “Slowly, I started to see it spread – that moment where the numbers on the board were no longer a foreign language and started to make sense.” Ramsha Farrukh, a 2015 ACT...

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...

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...

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...