Generosity That Spreads the Power of Good
The generosity of the Alabama Power shareholders whose donations created the foundation decades ago continues to empower Alabama across five main initiatives.
2020 – A great year for giving.
The Alabama Power Foundation is a source of good, designed and dedicated to work for the advancement of the people of our state. We are the state’s largest corporate foundation, funded entirely through resources independent of Alabama Power’s customers. A managed trust of more than $130 million fuels our efforts and is designed to do so for years to come.
$4,498,708 FUNDEDTHE ENERGY
to TEACH Educational Advancement
$2,912,614 FUNDEDTHE ENERGY
to GROW Civic & Community Development
$460,800 FUNDEDTHE ENERGY
to IMAGINE Arts & Cultural Enrichment
$2,718,977 FUNDEDTHE ENERGY
to THRIVE Health & Human Services
$402,900 FUNDEDTHE ENERGY
to SUSTAIN Environmental Stewardship
Supporting Case Studies
Alabama Wildlife Federation Outdoor Classrooms
It may be more difficult than ever to hold a child’s attention these days. But what if there’s a tadpole to touch? Or a determined box turtle inching his way along? Or a hummingbird whirring just beyond the classroom window? Game on. Electronics off. Nature wins. That’s how it is at the Alabama Wildlife Federation, whose programs go from ho-hum to hooray in a blink.Read More
16th St. Baptist Church Experience Room
The story of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing on Sept. 15, 1963, and the tragedy, reconciliation and forgiving that resulted, must be told with reverence and dignity. Now, the story of that day is being movingly and professionally presented on the Birmingham church’s lower level, just below the sanctuary.Learn More
We support those who lead sustained advancement by helping us be smarter, more engaged and more prepared.Learn More & Apply
We support those who work to create a more knowledgeable and skilled workforce that drives economic growth.Learn More & Apply
We understand that economic opportunity is dependent on innovation. Innovation requires imagination. We support those who advance our imaginations by exposing us to diverse perspectives and cultural enrichment.Learn More & Apply
A thriving community requires the physical and mental energy to seize opportunity, and pursue ever greater aspirations. We support those whose efforts yield a measurable difference in public health and human services.Learn More & Apply
We support those who teach environmental responsibility, work to protect natural resources, and imagine new ways to preserve access to our state's rivers, beaches, trails and parks.Learn More & Apply