Since its inception, the Alabama Power Foundation has invested over $150 million into communities across the state, serving a wide range of organizations.
We strive to make our grant process easy. Read on to learn more about the process and requirements for submitting a grant request.
Below is a list of general questions to help you determine if your organization is a candidate for an Alabama Power Foundation grant.
Unfortunately, we are unable to support every organization and program.
The Foundation will not support the following:
If your organization qualifies and fits within our philanthropic goals and objectives, we encourage you to apply for an Alabama Power Foundation grant.
All Alabama Power Foundation grant applications are received online. To be directed and guided through the online application process, please click the red button below that reads: APPLY FOR A FOUNDATION GRANT.
*Please note that all communication must be addressed to the Alabama Power Foundation, as it is a separate entity from Alabama Power Company.
If you are in need of additional assistance, please contact: Alisa Summerville 205-257-4722 or [email protected]
As you move through the application process, you will be asked for specific information about your organization, along with various files to attach. We recommend you draft this information prior to beginning the online process, as there is not a feature to save your progress.
Note: Attachments can be in a number of different file formats. MSWord (.doc, .docx), MSExcel (.xls, .xlsx), and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) are the preferred formats for attachments.
Grants are reviewed quarterly. Please note that, regardless of the amount requested, there is only one deadline per quarter. Those deadlines and meeting dates are listed below.
Quarterly Application Deadlines:
Meeting Schedule for $50,000 or more:
Meeting Schedule for $49,999 or less:
*All meeting dates are subject to change.
If you have not heard from us within 10 weeks of when we acknowledged receipt of your grant request, please contact Alisa Summerville at 205-257-4722 or [email protected].
You will be notified within 10 business days of a meeting about the status of your grant request.