ACF 2022-2023 grant cycle is open

Special to Atmore News

For 2022-2023, the Atmore Community Foundation will accept proposals from organizations that address the needs of the Atmore community and strive to improve the quality of life of Atmore residents, including but not limited to the following areas: Arts & Culture, Community / Economic Development, Education, Environment / Beautification, Health & Wellness, Human Services, Recreation, Technology, &/or Youth.
Application guidelines
Eligibility: Applicant organizations must be recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization, government entity, educational institution or religious organization. The program and/or activities must serve the Atmore community, more specifically the 36502 zip code. Applicants may be individual organizations or may represent a collaboration of two or more organizations. Proposals that involve collaboration with other organizations, even if submitted by an individual organization, are preferred.
Length of funding: Funding requests should be for 12 months or less.
Request amount: Grant requests should not exceed $3,000. Grant awards will most likely be in the range of $500 – $1,000.
How to apply
Applications will be submitted via The Community Foundation of South Alabama’s Online (CFSA) Grant Portal which can be accessed on the Atmore Community Foundation’s webpage (
Important dates

  • January 26, 2023 – All applications must be submitted electronically using the CFSA Online Application by 4:59 p.m. CST. Technical support will be available until noon CST on January 26, 2023. Incomplete applications or applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Hard copies will not be accepted. Submissions will be evaluated and follow up phone interviews and/or site visits may be conducted.
    Please direct any additional questions you may have about the competitive grantmaking process to Leigha Bolton at or by calling 251-438-5591.