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Daniel Foundation of Alabama Grants

Daniel Foundation of Alabama
Letter of Intent (Required): Jan 17, 2022
Application: Mar 14, 2022

Joyce Brasher


The Daniel Foundation provides grants for programs in Alabama with a focus on underserved communities, rural areas, and populations experiencing economic disadvantages.

Priority areas include:

  • Community needs:
    • Access to food, clothing and adequate housing
    • Job training and life skills
    • Rural community revitalization
    • Meeting the needs of veterans
    • Leadership programs for the nonprofit, government and business sectors
  • Education and youth:
    • Access to public libraries
    • Quality birth through pre-school opportunities
    • Support for innovative approaches to public school challenges and programs working to provide better educational opportunities for K-12 students
    • Programs that expose and prepare students for higher education and employment opportunities
    • Summer learning
    • Mentoring and other youth development programs
  • Health:
    • In-depth programming to promote healthy eating and active communities
    • Preventive health measures
    • Mental health and counseling services
  • Arts, culture, and community assets:
    • Operational support for arts organizations with sustainability strategies
    • Capital needs for arts organizations
    • Community heritage, culture, and historic preservation
    • Projects that preserve greenspace and increase access to nature

Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations, agencies, and programs in Alabama.

Priority is given to organizations that have at least one full-time employee, have a broad base of supporters, and have been providing programs and services for at least 2 years.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Historically, grants have been between $5,000 - $100,000, with the majority of grants in the $25,000 - $50,000 range.

Application process

Submit a letter of intent through the online grant portal. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Important dates by priority area:

  • Health:
    • Letter of intent deadline: April 19, 2021
    • Invitations to apply: May 21, 2021
    • Proposal deadline: June 11, 2021
  • Community needs:
    • Letter of intent deadline: July 19, 2021
    • Invitations to apply: August 20, 2021
    • Proposal deadline: September 10, 2021
  • Education and youth:
    • Letter of intent deadline: October 18, 2021
    • Invitations to apply: November 19, 2021
    • Proposal deadline: December 13, 2021
  • Arts, culture, and community assets:
    • Letter of intent deadline: January 17, 2022
    • Invitations to apply: February 18, 2022
    • Proposal deadline: March 14, 2022
Tagged as
Child care · Child welfare · Children and youth · Community and economic development · Culture and cultural competency · Educational attainment · Employment and unemployment · Environmental health · Food security and nutrition · Housing and homelessness · Human services · Leadership · Mental health · Physical activity · Poverty · Self-sufficiency · Veterans · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Alabama

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.