Created in 1992 to supplement energy assistance efforts, the ABC Trust supports programs that promote energy efficiency for nonprofits and low-income individuals and families.
About ABC Trust
Working with 22 community action agencies across the state and the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, the ABC Trust works with families to educate them on how to live more energy efficiently and weatherize their home. The trust will also help Alabamians pay energy bills when funds are short.
Available Resources for Low Income Customers
Coronavirus (COVID-19) relief
The ABC Trust Community Grant program awards up to $500 to nonprofits and faith-based organizations working to address health and human service needs in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) relief efforts or to provide general health and human service support to low-income citizens.Learn More
Always here to help
In 2018, the trust provided more than $744,000 to help more than 3,600 families pay their energy bills. Since its inception in 1992, the Alabama Business Charitable Trust Fund has helped more than 100,000 households pay their energy bills. The trust has provided more than $30 million to help pay energy bills, provide home weatherization and energy-efficiency measures to low-income families and nonprofits.
Project SHARE provides emergency assistance to elderly and disabled Alabamians who need help with their energy bills. Project SHARE is funded by electric utility customers who donate through their monthly electric bills. All contributions are forwarded to the program administrators. Since January 2017, the program has been administered by the Salvation Army. Since its inception, Project SHARE has provided more than $38.4 million in assistance to more than 385,000 families.LEARN MORE