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Compass Society Awards $125,000 in Grants to Regional Nonprofit Initiatives

The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville is North Alabama’s regional community foundation and has a mission to mobilize generosity to improve quality of life across the region. Community foundations facilitate generosity to allow donors and nonprofit partners to address critical needs and build thriving communities. Created to “Map the Future,” the Compass Society of the…

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A Giving Tuesday Reminder

As the CEO and President of the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville, I have the privilege of having a front row seat to witness our community’s generosity. One of the ways we mobilize generosity here at the Community Foundation is by facilitating the Corporate Giving Network.  This group is a professional network of business associates…

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Pen Your Legacy

We all desire to leave our mark on the world. At the Community Foundation, we have the unique privilege of helping donors become the author of their unique legacies. When people think of legacy planning, often they initially think in terms of assets that they will pass along to their children and grandchildren. However, when…

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Women’s Philanthropy Society Grants $100,000 to Huntsville Housing Authority and Heart of the Valley YMCA to Support Childcare Initiatives

Huntsville, Alabama (October 23, 2023) – The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville and the Huntsville/Madison County Chamber announce three new grant-funded initiatives targeted at addressing increased capacity for childcare in Huntsville. The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville’s Women’s Philanthropy Society (WPS) – established for women by women – seeks to support strategic solutions addressing systemic…

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Jack and Jean Lee Family Trust

The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville helps donors be generous, however that looks to them. By helping donors leverage the strategic impact of their generosity, they are able to create lasting positive change in the lives of individuals and families in the Huntsville area. In June 2023, Jack and Jean Lee Family Trust granted $50,000…

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Get-A-Way Skatepark

The Greater Huntsville area is growing quickly as more and more people come to recognize all of the great things happening in our community. With this growth comes opportunity. This opportunity creating a chance for one local donor to remake history. The Community Foundation mobilizes generosity to improve quality of life in the eight quality…

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