Autauga Area Community Foundation Grant Information

(For nonprofit organizations serving Autauga County)

Application Information:
Autauga Area Community Foundation (AACF), an affiliate of the Central Alabama Community Foundation (CACF), accepts grant applications during two semi-annual cycles (Cycle 1 and Cycle 2.) Nonprofit organizations should review cycle information below and apply in the cycle that best describes the service category for which they are meeting needs. Autauga Area Community Foundation Grants are awarded at four quarterly presentations.

Nonprofit organizations may apply for any of the following types of CACF Grants

• Community Trust Grant

Applications may be submitted online only. No paper applications will be accepted.

AACF does NOT award grants to or provide funding for:

• Individuals
• Annual fundraising drives, events or marketing campaigns
• Endowments
• Partisan political advocacy
• Regular operating support or capital projects
• Religious purposes (although we do support educational and social service programs offered by faith-based organizations)
• Research
• Sponsorship of fundraising events
• Start-up costs

Cycle Details
Cycle 1: Family Wellness & Education
Applications are accepted from nonprofit organizations meeting needs through:

• Family Wellness:
        • Family
        • Food
        • Medical
• Education

Applications open: January 1, 2018
Applications close: February 9, 2018

Family Wellness Grant awards: May 2018
Education Grant awards: August 2018

Cycle 2: Cultural & Community Enhancement
Applications are accepted from nonprofit organizations meeting needs through:

• Social Services
• Shelter
• Community Building
• Arts

Applications open: July 1, 2018
Applications close: August 12, 2018

Social Services and Shelter Grant awards: December 2018
Community Building and Arts Grant awards: February 2019

Grant Types:
Cycle 1: Family Wellness & Education: Nonprofit organizations meeting needs through Family Wellness (Family, Food and Medical) and Education may apply for the following AACF grant:

• Autauga Area Community Foundation Community Trust Grant
This grant shall be used to support a nonprofit organization improving the quality of life through Family Wellness (Family, Food and Medical) and Education in Autauga County.

Nonprofit organizations may submit one AACF Community Trust Grant application for a maximum award of $2,500.

Cycle 2: Cultural & Community Enhancement: Nonprofit organizations meeting needs through Social Services, Shelter, Community Building and the Arts may apply for the following AACF grant:

• Autauga Area Community Foundation Community Trust Grant
This grant shall be used to support a nonprofit organization improving the quality of life through Social Services, Shelter, Community Building and the Arts in Autauga County.

Nonprofit organizations may submit one AACF Community Trust Grant application for a maximum award of $2,500.

Evaluations

Grant recipients are required to submit a six month and a one year evaluation following an organization’s receipt of grant funds. Autauga Area Community Foundation will not consider any future grant requests unless both evaluation forms have been completed.

Questions?

Contact Jackie G. Johnson
Vice President, Community Services
Ph: (334) 264-6223
Fax: (334) 263-6225
Email: jackie.johnson@cacfinfo.org