2023 Community Grants Cycle

The Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) is announcing its 2023 Community Grant Cycle. BBCF is looking for community-based organizations from Bullock, Choctaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter, and Wilcox Counties.


BBCF invites organizations based in and serving Alabama’s Black Belt to apply for one-year grants for community-led activities.  Grant awards will range from $500 to $5,000, or more depending on available resources. BBCF supports community efforts that will contribute to the strength, innovation, and success of Black Belt citizens and communities.  BBCF will invest in organizations engaging Black Belt citizens in addressing the most pressing community needs. Examples of the kind of projects include but are not limited to the following:  


BBCF will host three Virtual Grant Seeker’s Workshops for organizations who are interested in applying for a 2023 Community Grant. Attendance at one of the virtual workshops is highly recommended, especially for first-time organizations who are new to this grants process. The Virtual Grant Seeker’s Workshops will be held via Zoom on the following dates:

Please contact Erica Williams at 334-874-1126 ext. 111 (ewilliams@blackbeltfound.org) or Christopher Spencer at 334-874-1126 ext. 105 (cspencer@blackbeltfound.org) for more information about the workshops. The grant application link will be available at each virtual workshop and the BBCF Webpage at: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=blackbeltfound

Grant applications are due on or before June 1, 2023 at 12:00 PM (NOON) Central Time