Foundation / Corporation
Joseph S. Bruno Charitable Foundation
Grants to Alabama organizations in eligible regions to enhance health and education for disadvantaged populations in local communities. Applicants are required to submit a Letter of Intent prior to submitting a full proposal. Funding is intended to support programs that improve health and wellness, healthcare access and nutrition, school performance, and student graduation rates. Requests will also be accepted for human services and programs that enhance the quality of life. Funded activities must benefit residents in the Greater Birmingham Area.
Successful grant applicants share these characteristics:
Types of Support
In some cases, the Foundation will consider general operating support grants for programs that match the foundation’s priority focus areas. The Foundation also makes a limited number of multi-year and capital grants to organizations that can demonstrate broad community impact in one of the focus areas.
Grantmaking Focus and Priorities:
A healthy and educated community is the foundation’s priority and strategic commitment.
Community Health - Good nutrition, quality health care and positive emotional environments are vital to the health and well- being of children and adults. Many families in the Birmingham area lack access to healthy and affordable food and adequate health services. The foundation supports programs that:
Education - Opportunity and success are dependent on a quality education and all students need opportunities to prepare them to succeed in school and work. The foundation’s resources are targeted to underserved students to improve academic performance, graduation rate and job readiness.
Other focus areas include:
GrantWatch ID#: 180846
The Foundation makes a limited number of multi-year grants.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Christie Smith, Grants Management Assistant
USA: Alabama: Greater Birmingham Area
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