July 25, 2022

Jackson County Non-Profits Receive Community Foundation Grant


Jackson County, AL (July 25, 2022) – Four local nonprofits were recipients of the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville’s fifth annual Share Your Story Video Grant Challenge. The Community Foundation recently awarded thirty $1,000 grants to nonprofits serving the low-income community in the Greater Huntsville area (Jackson, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, and Morgan Counties). This funding was made available through the Cadence Bank Community Reinvestment Fund and an anonymous donor.

The grants have been awarded to these local Jackson County nonprofits:
Boys & Girls Club of North Alabama
Community Action Agency of Northeast Alabama
Jackson County Drug Court
Jackson County Family Drug Court aka Jackson County Family Wellness Court

The check presentation will be held August 2, 2022 at 12:00 noon at the Interagency Meeting located at Comfort Inn & Suites, 25775 John T Reid Pkwy, Scottsboro, AL 35768. “The Chamber is appreciative of our partnership with the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville and their focus and dedication towards the residents of Jackson County,” said Rick Roden, President/CEO of Mountain Lakes Chamber. “These recipients are making a significant impact within Jackson County and are well deserving of this recognition and grant.”

Melissa Thompson, CEO and President of Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville, commented, “At the Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville, we believe that when we invest in our nonprofit community that investment can reap huge dividends. We are honored to support these ‘boots-on-the-grounds’ organizations in Jackson County that are helping the most vulnerable in our community.”

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