Compass Society

Grant Description

Created to “Map the Future” the Compass Society brings the region’s spirit of innovation to generosity and serves as a catalyst for Greater Huntsville’s future. Compass Society funding supports high-impact, collaborative, and visionary projects that span the Community Foundation’s Quality of Life Framework. Grants of $50,000 will be awarded to nonprofit organizations serving the Greater Huntsville area – Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan Counties. Exact allocations will be determined based on funding and projects.

2022 Grant Recipients

The Compass Society awarded two nonprofits serving the Greater Huntsville area a combined total of $107,165.02 for high-impact, collaborative, visionary initiatives that spanned multiple areas of the Quality of Life framework.

village of promise

Health Services Program

Village of Promise received $57,165.02 in grant funding to support the Health Services Program which is in partnership with HEALS and WellStone to provide care for Village of Promise scholars, ages 0-5, and their families. Village of Promise will provide access to these health services at an on-site Village of Promise clinic staffed by a registered nurse from HEALS and a school-based therapist from Wellstone.
singing river trail

Let's Get Moving Wellness Stations

Singing River Trail was granted $50,000.00 to launch three SRT Let's Get Moving Wellness Stations in Bridgeport, Scottsboro, and Gurley. These workout stations will help three trail towns by encouraging physical exercise, mental/emotional health and wellness, community engagement, public art, and economic development.