Southeast Alabama Community Foundation

OVERVIEW: The Southeast Alabama Community Foundation supports basic needs, family, food, and medical causes in Dale, Coffee, Geneva, Henry, and Houston counties of Alabama.

FUNDING AREAS: Basic needs, family, food, medical

IP TAKE: This affiliate community funder is open to any type of nonprofit need in the region and is accessible for funding each winter.

PROFILE: Established in 1995, the Southeast Alabama Community Foundation (SACF) is a community foundation based in Dothan, Alabama. It is an affiliate of the Central Alabama Community Foundation and serves the Wiregrass region of the state. An advisory board of directors oversees the foundation’s annual grantmaking program. SACF supports local basic needs, family, food, and medical efforts in the community.

The Southeast Alabama Community Foundation has a community trust grant cycle that typically runs from November through January. These grants can go towards the programs and services provided by any nonprofit in the service area. However, SACF does not support individuals, annual fundraisers, regular operating support, start-up costs, sponsorships, research, religious purposes, partisan politics, or endowments.

Grants range between about $500 and $2,500. Learn more about this funder’s local giving in the news section of the Central Alabama Community Foundation’s website. Grantmaking focuses on Dale, Coffee, Geneva, Henry, and Houston counties of Alabama. Past local grantees include Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama, Girls Inc. of Dothan, Sight Savers America, and the Southeast Alabama Child Advocacy Center.

This foundation accepts unsolicited grant applications from nonprofits. It announces open grant cycles on the Central Alabama Community Foundation website. The application process is conducted online. Direct general questions to the staff at burton.ward@cacfinfo.org or 334-446-0247.

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