2024 Funded Partners

2024 Community Investments

United Way of Central Alabama believes that a strong social services network provides vital support for those in need. We are committed to supporting organizations through a variety of funding opportunities. Each year we invest over $28 million to support the improved health, education, financial stability and access to services in our community. To learn more about our community investments, expand the areas below.

$ 28.14

Allocations to Member Agencies and Strategic Initiatives


Total Number of Agencies Supported

Financial Support to Nonprofit Agencies

  • 2024 Allocation Partner Agencies
    2-1-1 Information and Referral Program
    A.G. Gaston Boys and Girls Club
    AIDS Alabama
    Alabama Goodwill Industries
    Alabama Head Injury Foundation
    Alabama Kidney Foundation
    Aletheia House
    Amelia Center
    American Cancer Society
    American Heart Association
    American Red Cross
    Arc of Central Alabama
    Arc of Shelby County
    Arc of Walker County
    Better Basics
    Big Brothers Big Sisters
    Birmingham Jewish Federation
    Birmingham Urban League
    Blount County Aid to Homeless Children (DHR)
    Blount County Children’s Center
    Boy Scouts – Black Warrior Council
    Boy Scouts of America – Greater Alabama Council
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama
    Bridgeways (formerly Camp Fire)
    Butterfly Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center
    Cahaba Valley Health Care
    Catholic Family Services
    Central Alabama Children’s Fund
    Central Alabama Wellness
    Childcare Resources
    Children’s Aid Society
    Children’s of Alabama
    Christian Love Pantry
    Chilton County Emergency Assistance
    Collat Jewish Family Services
    Community Investment Fund
    Community Food Bank
    Concerned Citizen’s for Our Youth (Beacon House)
    Crisis Center
    Developing Alabama Youth Foundation
    Disability Rights and Resources
    Easterseals of the Birmingham Area
    Easter Seals-West Central Alabama
    Family Connection
    Family Resource Center of NW Alabama (Daybreak)
    Family Sunshine Center
    Fellowship House
    Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama
    Girls Inc.
    Habitat for Humanity
    IMPACT Family Counseling
    Kelsey’s Place
    Lakeside Hospice
    Legacy YMCA
    Legal Aid Society
    Levite Jewish Community Center
    Literacy Council
    Oasis, A Counseling Center for Women & Children
    Positive Maturity
    Raleigh’s Place
    Ronald McDonald House
    SafeHouse of Shelby County
    Salvation Army – Birmingham Area Command
    Salvation Army – Walker County
    Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center
    Shelby Emergency Assistance
    Sickle Cell Disease Association
    SPAN (Special Programming Achievement Ntwk)
    St. Clair Children’s Advocacy Center
    St. Clair County Day Program
    St. Clair County DHR
    Summer Adventures in Learning (SAIL)
    Traveler’s Aid Society
    United Ability
    United Community Centers
    United Way Hands On
    Workshops Empowerment, Inc.
    YMCA of Greater Birmingham
    YMCA of Chilton County


  • Central Alabama Children’s Fund (2023-24)
    School District 2023-2024 Award
    Alabaster City Schools  $                7,500.00
    Bessemer City Schools  $                  8,000.00
    Birmingham City Schools  $                42,000.00
    Blount County Schools  $                  11,000.00
    Fairfield City Schools  $                  3,500.00
    Homewood City Schools  $                  2,500.00
    Hoover City Schools  $                  3,000.00
    Jasper City Schools  $                  4,000.00
    Jefferson County Schools  $                50,000.00
    Leeds City Schools  $                  2,500.00
    Midfield City Schools  $                  3,500.00
    Oneonta City Schools  $                  2,000.00
    Pelham City Schools  $                  4,000.00
    Pell City Schools  $                  3,000.00
    Shelby County Schools  $                  19,000.00
    St. Clair Schools  $                  13,000.00
    Tarrant City Schools  $                  4,000.00
    Vestavia Hills City Schools  $                  1,500.00
    Walker County Schools  $                  10,000.00


  • SAIL Grants
    Organization 2024 Award
    American Baseball Foundation $10,000
    Birmingham Housing Authority $10,000
    Blount County Education Foundation $20,000
    Boys & Girls Club of Central Alabama $10,000
    Bridge Educational Philanthropy $12,000
    IPC Fresh Air Farm $5,000
    Tarrant City Schools $7,000
    Urban Hope Community Church $8,000
    YMCA Chilton County $10,000
    SAIL Testing and Administration $8,500
    TOTAL $100,500
  • Chilton County Community Project Grant
    Organization 2024 Award
    American Legion Chilton County Post 216 $750.00
    BondFire $2,500.00
    Bread of Life Food Pantry $1,500.00
    Care Net $2,500.00
    CASA of Autauga and Chilton Counties $2,500.00
    Clanton Lions Club $750.00
    Isabella High School Parent Leadership Team $2,500.00
    Jemison Library $2,500.00
    Patsy’s Partners in Care $1,000.00
    Senior Connection of Chilton County $2,500.00
    SPAN of Chilton County $2,500.00
    The Prayer Pillow Ministry Outreach $1,000.00
    YMCA of Chilton County $2,500.00
    TOTAL $25,000


  • St. Clair Community Project Grant
    Organizations 2023-2024 Award
    Big Canoe Creek Preserve Partners, Inc.  $2,500.00
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama  $2,500.00
    Ironworker Skills Institute  $2,500.00
    Middle Alabama Area Agency on Aging  $2,500.00
    Moody Middle School  $2,338.00
    St. Clair County Day Program, Inc.  $2,500.00
    St. Clair Community Health Clinic  $2,500.00
    The Pell City Historical Society  $2,500.00
    Pell City Gateway Community Garden  $2,500.00
    The WellHouse  $2,500.00
    TOTAL  $24,838 

Allocation Partners receive an annual financial allocation from UWCA

United Way Allocation Partner Agencies