Grant Opportunities

Community Foundation Grant Opportunities

Bendickson Field of Interest Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Grantmaking fund to support organizations working in the areas of education, faith-based support for women and children, and health research.

Next Grant Cycle Opens: TBD

Compass Society

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY OPEN

Grantmaking fund to support innovative, high-impact, collaborative, visionary projects spanning the Community Foundation’s Quality of Life Framework. These proposals require organizations in our community to work together to achieve something greater than any one organization could achieve alone, no matter how great the work they are doing.

Grant Cycle Closes: June 27, 2024
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Digital Inclusion Fund sponsored by Google Fiber

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Grantmaking fund to support digital inclusion in Huntsville, Alabama.

Next Grant Cycle: Summer 2024
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Education Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Grantmaking fund to support outcome-based programs in the following areas:
  • Kindergarten readiness
  • Third grade reading proficiency
  • Eighth grade math proficiency
  • Career readiness
  • College readiness
  • College graduation

    Next Grant Cycle Opens: May 1, 2024

give256 Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

give256 is a giving circle that lets members pool their money and make a positive impact on our community through grants to nonprofits. This grant funding opportunity supports a wide range of nonprofit and community-based projects.

Next Grant Cycle Opens: July 15, 2024
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Huntsville Utilities Innovation Dividend Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY OPEN

Grantmaking fund, derived from ancillary revenues, and not ratepayer money from customers, to impact their service area in the following areas:
  • Disaster Relief: preparation for or mitigation of disaster situations
  • Education: STEM or other educational enhancements
  • Housing, Health, and Wellness: critical needs and physical and mental health

Grant Cycle Closes: May 9, 2024
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Investor's Resource Gratitude Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Grantmaking fund to support spiritual and/or character-building initiatives and leadership and/or enrichment opportunities for youth.

Grant Cycle Opens: TBD

MartinConnects Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

MartinFed’s mission is to invest in their employees and to promote a culture of giving and serving by connecting their employees with nonprofit organizations making a positive impact within the communities they live and work. The MartinConnects Grant Program supports the company’s effort in making a positive difference in the areas of homelessness, veterans, and women & children.

Next Grant Cycle: Summer 2024
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Mazda Toyota Manufacturing

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Mazda Toyota Manufacturing (MTM) strives to impact the greater community the same way they do their team members, with Mendomi—or caring for each other as family. MTM is a hometown company committed to providing support for our diverse community by supporting inclusive programs in the areas of education, economic impact, and quality of life.

Next Grant Cycle: Fall 2024

Pathway to Sustainability Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

The Pathway to Sustainability is a paid training opportunity for local nonprofit direct service provider staff, Board members, and administration. The monthly meetings provide practical case management methods and tools utilizing outcomes-focused curricula and the CharityTracker software. View informational video.

Next Grant Cycle : Fall 2024
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Racial Equity Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

The Racial Equity Fund will provide grant funding to address equity gaps based on race that affect the quality of life in our community.

Next Grant Cycle Opens: February 1, 2025
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Ruth and Lyle Taylor Endowment Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Grantmaking endowment fund established by Lyle and Ruth Taylor to support historic preservation (2024), environmental conservation (2025), and civic engagement (2026).

Next Grant Cycle Opens: March 1, 2025

Vector Wealth Strategies Fund

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY OPEN

Vector Wealth Strategies provides support to local nonprofits through its corporate Community Impact Fund focusing on disaster recovery, education, health services, and human services, and its Vector CARES (Charitable Associates Recognizing Extraordinary Service) employee giving fund which focuses on organizations working the unhoused (homeless) members of our community.

COMMUNITY IMPACT FUND DEADLINE: April 30, 2024
CARES FUND DEADLINE: Applications are reviewed upon submission
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Women's Philanthropy Society

GRANT CYCLE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED

Each year the Women’s Philanthropy Society awards one high-dollar grant to create systemic change around a key focus area facing women and families in our community. For 2023, the focus was on economic opportunity.

Next Grant Cycle Opens: June 1, 2024
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