The Community Foundation of East Alabama was incorporated in 2007 as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. As a local center for philanthropy, the Community Foundation works with individuals, families, corporations, private foundations, and nonprofit organizations to help them carry out their charitable objectives and address emerging community issues. Donors to the Community Foundation also benefit from the Foundation’s combined assets which greatly reduce investment and administrative fees. Our five-county region includes Lee, Chambers, Macon, Russell, and Tallapoosa.
Our Community Foundation is administered by a governing body of East Alabama citizens committed to building a vibrant community foundation. We are one of more than 700 community foundations in the United States whose assets total $50 billion. Through the generosity of people in East Alabama, our community foundation will continue to grow. Through grant making, we look forward to a brighter future by giving back to the place we call home.
Your gift will support the Community Foundation of East Alabama’s Mission is to connect people who care with causes that matter. The Community Foundation is future focused on creating partnerships with local nonprofits within its five-county region to build a sustainable network dedicated to help inspire a new culture of giving within our community. By creating more nonprofit programs like Opelika Giving Day, the Community Foundation of East Alabama is determined to become the number one resource for nonprofit organization in the East Alabama Region.