Financial Report


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.

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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



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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.