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Fund Name   Description
Admin Fund
Penny Foundation Fund Donate The Administrative Fund is the engine that powers the Foundation. Contributions to this fund support the Foundation's operating/administrative expenses. Donors to this fund help the Foundation to become self-supportive and grow faster to fight economic inequality.
Family Funds
Byrd Fund Donate The Byrd Fund supports initiatives that rejuvenate west Birmingham and individuals interested in attending or currently attending veterinary school at Tuskegee University.
Field of Interest Fund
#YouMatter Fund: Veterinarians for Change Donate Founded in 2020 by Assistance Animals Consulting, the “#YouMatter Fund: Veterinarians for Change” invests in community organizations focused on advancing racial and social justice. Our Mission at the #YouMatter Fund is to advance racial and social justice by mobilizing the immense power, network, and resources of veterinarians. Our Vision at the #YouMatter Fund is for the world of veterinary medicine to play our role in ending racial and systemic oppression in order to usher in a global society that yields equitable opportunities and outcomes for all. Our Motto is “Believing in social change is investing in social change.”
Fiscal Sponsorship
Baddie Fund: Baddies with Business Donate Baddie Fund provides small seed funding to Black women entrepreneurs within our community to support them with startup business expenses. Baddies with Business is a podcast that supports Black women entrepreneurs in years 0-5 of their venture through storytelling, community building, and access to social capital.
Bluejireh Foundation Donate The Bluejireh Foundation was formed in 2019 as a corporate initiative of the Bluejireh Corporation. The Bluejireh Foundation has several functions, including granting to other non-profits, but primarily focuses on three things; Entrepreneurship, Scholarship, and Aviation.
Connie Tucker Legacy Foundation Donate Our mission is to inspire greatness for generations by empowering organizations, institutions, and individuals. Our purpose is to use the legacy of Connie Tucker and the resources that she left to educate, inspire, and groom upcoming leaders and potential leaders. We provide projects and programs that will facilitate an environment of growth and development intergenerationally.
Freedom Line Tours Foundation Donate Freedom Line Tours Foundation's mission is to assist in partnering with individuals, public and private entities that contribute to the mental, physical, and emotional quality of life of the communities around the world. Freedom Line Tours Foundation Provides grantmaking and capacity building support for communities in our tour areas.
Jonas Way Donate An organization dedicated to saving lives by bringing awareness, education, and support concerning blood clots to our community.
Monumental Fund Donate Raising funds to replace the confederate monument at Linn Park.
Restore BHM (Woke Vote) Donate A fund created to provide support to small businesses impacted by the recent actions in Birmingham, Alabama.
The Flourish Alabama Donate Our mission is helping artists Bloom. The Flourish Alabama hosts cultural arts events for the Birmingham community and beyond. Additionally, we Facilitate multi-medium arts programming with both in-school (grades 6-12) and in the community for all ages and Populations. We benefit communities of color and, specifically, Black communities in the city of Birmingham and beyond.
The Garden Grant Donate The Garden Grant funds experimental projects by diverse multidisciplinary creatives. It exists to ask, and attempt to answer, questions about accessibility in the traditional grant making space. Keeping in line with the commitment to removing barriers to access for underrepresented artists, it does not require applicants to be incorporated as, or affiliated with, 501c3 nonprofits to qualify. All it asks is “what cool thing could you build with a little help?”
The Scarbrough Center For Entrepreneurship Donate To provide a small business ecosystem for the Ensley Community.
Foundation Operation Funds
The Penny Club Donate Become a member and invest in the Penny Foundation. In doing so, you are supporting the Foundation’s mission of connecting people-organizations, and resources to address economic inequalities in the Black community. Your donation will build and support the ongoing programs, operations, and grants of the Penny Foundation.
Penny Foundation Programs
Community-Owned Grocery Store Fund Donate The Community-Owned Grocery Store is a replicable model. It is a profit generating, self-perpetuating resource that allows money to circulate within the community. It anchors economic development in its zip code, providing jobs and lifting the overall value of the community. COGS eliminate food deserts and allow people to become investors in assets within their community.
Future Forward Fund Donate A collaborative approach to supporting small businesses, creatives, and nonprofits during COVID-19 while enhancing the overall ecosystem for black businesses.
Our Voice Our Time Donate The Our Voice Our Time Project is a video voice project that provides youth and young adults the opportunity to express their feelings and thoughts about their neighborhoods, communities, and their cities. Through the use of the immediacy of video, the project is a proactive approach to empower youth and young adults to act as recorders and catalysts for change, in their communities.
Smart Town Donate Smart Town is a one-day conference to empower residents to use technology to better their lives and communities. The conference offers a mix of panel discussions and technology instructor-led seminars to engage community members in the areas of faith, education, entrepreneurship, and social impact. With breakout sessions for beginners, intermediate, and experienced users of technology, the conference is designed to enhance the unique experience of each attendee. The conference is an opportunity for attendees to interact with products and services as well as experience how technologies continue to improve our daily lives and strengthen our communities.
Scholarship Funds
Parker Boswell Scholarship Fund Donate A scholarship fund created by friends and family in honor of Parker Boswell.
Other Funds