The following organizations were the recipients of the Foundation's funding
for 2024 based on a specific need described in each grant application. The
Foundation’s grant applications are due each year on September 1. The grant
application is on the website a few months prior to the deadline. Please
encourage any non profits that you hold dear to your heart or for which you
volunteer to apply for a grant in 2025. With your gifts, we can award EVEN
ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF BIRMINGHAM
$3,750 to the Operation School Bell project which provides clothes (2 pair of
jeans, 3 casual shirts, hooded sweatshirt, undergarments and socks) plus
hygiene kits to students selected by school counselors.
BUILD CONGO SCHOOLS
$5,000 providing laptops for the Presbyterian High School Girl’s English and
Computer Study Program to 40 girls to increase their job potential with their
knowledge of English and skill with computers.
COMMUNITY GRIEF SUPPORT
$500 for Brother Let’s Talk Partnership to address the stigma of mental health
by increasing the emotional wellness of men of color, their families, and
$1,500 to provide moving assistance for previously homeless women who are
entering the First Light Rapid Rehousing program.
HEARTS IN HANDS
$5,000 to build wheelchair ramps and provide critical home repair services
to low-income homeowners in the Jefferson and Shelby County community.
$3,000 for specific accommodations, such as communication devices, therapy
trike and/or stroller for special needs children.
$5,800 to purchase and install kitchen equipment, such as a deep fryer, electric
counter top serving units and/or commercial blender for the its commercial
PATCH (People Attending to Christ’s House)
$1,800 purchases a month’s supply of food for TWENTY-FIVE senior couples
for SIX months. PATCH has no employees and accomplishes its work with
volunteers and financial contributions.
PRESBYTERIAN HOME FOR CHILDREN
$5,000 to purchase equipment needed for the PHC’s Thrift Store that has
recently moved in order to expand to a 20,000 square foot storefront located in
a shopping center in Talladega. The proceeds from the Thrift Store generates
revenue to support PHFC’s programs which provide healing and hope to at-
risk children and families.
$1,000 to purchase seating in the West End Garden Renovation for community
$2,500 for dental care for women housed at The Wellhouse who have been
exploited by sex trafficking. In thanking the Foundation, The Wellhouse wrote
"because of you, our residents get to re-gain their beautiful smiles and are able
to confidently represent the joy of the Lord."