BBCF News Room

A new philanthropic partnership called the Trust for Civic Life announced this week that it awarded one of its first grants to the Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF), as part of an $8 million investment into strengthening communities across rural America. BBCF will receive $425,000 for its work...

The countdown to a memorable season of free concerts in Selma, Alabama is underway! The Levitt AMP Selma Music Series announced its impressive lineup of artists who will perform at Selma’s Riverfront Amphitheater each second and fourth Saturday at 8pm from June 8th to October...

In honor of the BBCF's 20th Anniversary, Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey, has declared May 1, 2024 as Black Belt Community Foundation Day. WHEREAS, the Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) has been a vital philanthropic organization serving the Black Belt Region and contributing to Alabama for two decades; and WHEREAS,...

The board of The Global Fund for Community Foundations is pleased to announce the appointment of Felecia Lucky, President of the Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF). After a career in finance, Felecia returned to Livingston, Alabama and fell in love with the idea of building a foundation...

The Black Belt Community Foundation (BBCF) Annual “Throw & Go Contest” has kicked off for 2023 to support BBCF’s Community Grants Program. This year’s prize is a pair of tickets to the 2023 IRON BOWL (Alabama vs. Auburn Football Game) to be played at Jordan-Hare...

BBCF President, Felecia Lucky, sat down with Inside Philanthropy reporter, Mike Scutari, to discuss the Foundation's history, along with its strengths in trust-based philanthropy and participatory grantmaking. Read the full article on the Inside Philanthropy website - or - view a PDF version of the...

The Tuskegee United Women League will be sponsoring the Influential Men of Alabama program on Saturday, August 26th at 6:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites and Conference Center in Montgomery, AL (300 Tallapoosa Street). The Black Belt Community Foundation's Board Member, and Choctaw County Commissioner Mr. Tony Cherry, and...