2017 Year-end Corpus $137.66M
Total Giving Numbers In 2017 $9,652,443

2017 – 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.

  • $4,600,029 FUNDED Graduation Cap Icon
    THE ENERGY
    to TEACH
    Educational Advancement
  • $2,557,892 FUNDED Hand Icon
    THE ENERGY
    to GROW
    Civic & Community Development
  • $384,829 FUNDED Art Icon
    THE ENERGY
    to IMAGINE
    Arts & Cultural Enrichment
  • $1,825,046 FUNDED
    THE ENERGY
    to THRIVE
    Health & Human Services
  • $284,647 FUNDED Tree Icon
    THE ENERGY
    to SUSTAIN
    Environmental Stewardship

Supporting Case Studies

Black Creek Trail Expansion Project

Starting near the wedding chapel at scenic Noccalula Falls, the Black Creek Trail meanders alongside an old logging road some 3 miles west of Gadsden. Since its renovation in 2003, the multiuse trail has been a tourism boon to Etowah County, drawing many runners, hikers and mountain bikers to the area.

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Children biking on trail

ASMS Dorm Renovations

For the past 26 years, ASMS has played an important role in developing the state’s workforce for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and it has the record to prove it.

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Children at school
Educational Advancement THE ENERGY to TEACH

We support those who lead sustained advancement by helping us be smarter, more engaged and more prepared.

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Man using power drill
Civic & Community Development THE ENERGY to GROW

We support those who work to create a more knowledgeable and skilled workforce that drives economic growth.

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Child drawing a duck
Arts & Cultural Enrichment THE ENERGY to IMAGINE

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.

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children jumping at school
Health & Human Services THE ENERGY to THRIVE

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.

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Environmental Stewardship THE ENERGY to SUSTAIN

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.

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