Grants authorized for 2017: $ 2,130,544
Number of funds under management: 75
Minimum fund size: $10,000
Average fund size: $179,000
Largest fund: $1.95 million
Gifts to the Community Foundation during 2017: $ 787,621
Assets (total): $11.1 million
From Inception 1999 – 12/31/2017
Grants Awarded: $ 18,122,209
Gifts Received: $23,945,689
Operating expenses: 1.3% of total assets
Staffing: 3 PTEs
IRS E.I. Number: 63-1225003
Scholarship Information – 12 recipients received a total of $40,000 in scholarships.
Audit Information – A complete audit is conducted yearly by LeCroy, Hunter & Company, P.C., Northport, AL. All audit information is available for review at the CFWA office.
Web Information – www.thecfwa.org
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Grant Cycles – For charitable organizations we offer 2 grant cycles each year with deadlines of April 1 and October 1. Additionally we offer educational grants available to teachers each fall with a deadline of November 1. Applications for both grant cycles can be found online at www.thecfwa.org.
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How You Can Give
When? During your lifetime or in your will
Why? To honor a special person, to memorialize a loved one, to gain a tax deduction, or to leave a legacy
How much? Any gift is appreciated, and you can open a new named fund for $10,000
What assets? Cash, stock, bonds, property, insurance and more
Who? Anyone who cares about the future of our community
Check with your own professional advisors as to how a gift would fit in with your tax and estate plans.