2018 BBCF Community Grants The Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) invites groups and organizations based in and serving Alabama’s Black Belt to apply for one-year grants for community-led activities around the 12-county Black Belt region. Community Grants support community efforts that will contribute to the strength, innovation, and success of Black Belt citizens and communities.
A scholarship fund has recently been established in loving memory of Shomari Asim Foster (September 11, 1973 – June 3, 2012). Born in Orange, New Jersy, Shomari was the only son born to Alberta T. and Frager Foster, Jr.. Shomari understood that the best way to predict his future, was to create it; knowing with
The Community Grants Program awards approximately 40 organizations each year to community-based organizations based in and serving the region. Most grants are between $500 and $3,000. BBCF receives over 100 proposals per year and funds about 40. Here is information about our most recent awards. Community Grants support community efforts that will contribute to the
Special to Black Belt Community Foundation A partnership of three organizations that believe in the power of art in building stronger communities has been formed in Alabama. The three groups are our own Black Belt Community Foundation, the Black Belt Action Commission’s Culture and Youth Committee (CYC) and the Alabama State Council on the Arts.