Funded Partners

2021 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 funding opportunities, and each year we invest over $27 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.

$3.1m

Awarded through the Community Crisis Fund

$24.2M

Allocations to Member Agencies

120

Total Number of Agencies Supported

Financial Support to Nonprofit Agencies

  • 2021 Allocation Partner Agencies
    A.G. Gaston Boys and Girls Club  $602,689
    AIDS Alabama  $65,424
    Alabama Goodwill Industries  $58,173
    Alabama Head Injury Foundation  $154,052
    Alabama Kidney Foundation  $101,294
    Aletheia House  $399,416
    Amelia Center  $77,262
    American Cancer Society  $569,216
    American Heart Association  $423,815
    American Red Cross  $2,519,873
    Arc of Central Alabama  $545,351
    Arc of Shelby County  $125,073
    Arc of St. Clair County  $43,289
    Arc of Walker County  $344,741
    Better Basics  $150,195
    Big Brothers Big Sisters  $358,855
    Birmingham Jewish Federation  $25,249
    Birmingham Urban League  $141,116
    Blount County Aid to Homeless Children (DHR)  $45,116
    Blount County Children’s Center  $103,352
    Boy Scouts – Black Warrior Council  $72,822
    Boy Scouts of America – Greater Alabama Council  $825,513
    Boys and Girls Club of Central Alabama  $583,155
    Cahaba Valley Health Care  $ 44,939
    Camp Fire  $845,397
    Catholic Family Services  $139,084
    Childcare Resources  $ 546,846
    Children’s Aid Society  $799,934
    Children’s of Alabama  $532,299
    Christian Love Pantry  $ 35,754
    Collat Jewish Family Services  $85,573
    Community Food Bank  $311,264
    Concerned Citizens for Our Youth  $161,258
    Crisis Center  $655,727
    Developing Alabama Youth Foundation  $116,941
    Disability Rights and Resources  $134,726
    Easterseals of the Birmingham Area  $156,341
    Family Connection  $188,978
    Family Resource Center of NW Alabama  $142,177
    Fellowship House  $234,148
    Gateway  $1,008,788
    Girl Scouts of NCA  $476,739
    Girls Inc.  $719,991
    Glenwood  $128,235
    Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity  $311,998
    HICA  $110,303
    IMPACT Family Counseling  $81,833
    Lakeside Hospice  $24,300
    Legacy YMCA  $86,864
    Legal Aid Society  $21,938
    Levite Jewish Community Center  $222,263
    Literacy Council  $179,087
    Oasis, A Counseling Center for Women & Children  $81,628
    Pathways  $298,859
    Positive Maturity  $570,200
    Ronald McDonald House  $124,820
    SafeHouse of Shelby County  $113,091
    Salvation Army – Birmingham Area Command  $1,480,852
    Salvation Army – Walker County  $ 87,962
    Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center  $45,068
    Shelby Emergency Assistance  $196,189
    Sickle Cell Disease Association  $58,608
    St. Clair Children’s Advocacy Center  $41,521
    St. Clair County Day Program  $95,725
    St. Clair County DHR  $43,695
    Traveler’s Aid Society  $232,208
    United Ability  $642,579
    United Community Centers  $81,508
    Workshops  $ 654,738
    YMCA of Birmingham  $728,872
    YWCA  $1,339,964
    Total  $24.2M
  • Central Alabama Children’s Fund
    Blount County Schools $8,225
    Oneonta City Schools $1,157
    Birmingham City Schools $42,840
    Fairfield City Schools $3,060
    Homewood City Schools $1,872
    Hoover City Schools $6,573
    Jefferson County Schools $46,500
    Midfield City Schools $1,893
    Tarrant City Schools $2,448
    Pell City Schools $3,733
    Jasper City Schools $2,951
    Walker County Schools $8,751
    Alabaster City Schools $3,798
    Pelham City Schools $2,082
    Shelby County Schools $13,651
    Total $149,534
  • Community Crisis Fund Phase 1
    A.G. Gaston Boys and Girls Club $10,000
    Affordable Counseling Therapy $2,500
    Alabama Autism Assistance Program $15,000
    Alabama Kidney Foundation $5,000
    Alabama Poverty Project (Alabama Possible) $10,000
    Aletheia House $5,000
    Alliance Ministries (Faith in Communities) $2,500
    ALS Association of Alabama $15,000
    American Red Cross $10,000
    Arc of Central Alabama $10,000
    Arc of St. Clair County $15,000
    Backpack Buddies (Smithfield Community Development) $15,000
    Backyard Blessings $5,000
    Big Brothers Big Sisters $10,000
    Birmingham AIDS Outreach $12,500
    Birmingham Education Foundation $10,000
    Birmingham Urban League $15,000
    Blount County Education Foundation $5,000
    Boy Scouts – Greater Alabama Council $5,000
    Breakthrough Birmingham $10,000
    Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank $5,000
    Cahaba Medical Care Foundation $5,000
    CampFire Alabama $5,000
    Capstone Rural Health Center $25,000
    Central Park Church of God $2,500
    Childcare Resources $10,000
    Children’s Aid Society $5,000
    Christian Service Mission $5,000
    Community Care Development Network $13,750
    Community Kitchens of Birmingham $15,000
    Concerned Citizen’s For Our Youth $5,000
    Cornerstone Schools of Alabama $5,000
    Crisis Center $5,000
    East Lake Initiative (Thrive Together) $2,500
    Epilepsy Foundation Alabama $15,000
    Fellowship House $5,000
    First Baptist Church Alabaster Food Ministry $7,500
    Gateway $5,000
    Glenwood $5,000
    God Did It Ministries $2,500
    Grace Klein Community $2,500
    Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity $10,000
    Haggai Food Bank at Jesus House Birmingham $4,800
    HICA $25,000
    Hope Inspired Ministries $6,000
    Horizons School $10,000
    IJ Community Development $2,500
    IMPACT Family Counseling $28,500
    Jalayah Hackman Foundation $2,500
    Jesus is The Way, Truth and Life Mobile Ministries $7,500
    Jones Valley Teaching Farm $15,000
    Laura Crandall Brown Foundation $5,000
    Leeds Welfare Cooperative $5,000
    Levite Jewish Community Center $5,000
    Magic City Harvest $2,500
    Manna Ministries $2,500
    Metro West Ministries Food Bank $5,000
    Ministry of Deliverance $2,500
    Mission of Hope $7,500
    New Life SDA Church Pantry $15,000
    North Jefferson Baptist Association Caring Center $5,000
    Oasis, A counseling Center for Women and Children $10,000
    P.E.E.R., Inc. $5,000
    Pathways $4,167
    Prescott House Child Advocacy Center $5,000
    Project Noah Community Development Corporation $3,500
    Railroad Park Foundation $10,000
    Raising Arrows $10,000
    Salvation Army – Birmingham $5,000
    Salvation Army – Walker County $5,000
    Senior Housing Services $5,000
    Shelby Emergency Assistance $5,000
    Shepherds Fold $10,000
    Sixth Avenue Baptist Church $3,600
    Standing in the Gap $2,000
    TBTA Ministries (Revocation Radio) $1,000
    The Charlie Jean Foundation $5,000
    The HUB Community Development Corporation $5,000
    The Ministry Center at Green Springs $2,000
    The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham $5,000
    Trinity United Methodist Church $4,500
    Triumph Services $5,000
    Turning Point Foundation $5,000
    United Ability $5,000
    United Community Centers $15,000
    Walker County Coalition for the Homeless $5,500
    Will Bright Foundation $5,000
    Youth Towers $2,000
    YWCA $10,000
    Total  $663,817
  • Community Crisis Fund Phase 2
    A.G. Gaston Boys & Girls Club $40,000.00
    AIDS Alabama, Inc. $50,000.00
    Better Basics, Inc. $44,550.36
    Blount County Children’s Center, Inc. $50,000.00
    Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama $50,000.00
    Brother Let’s Talk $48,000.00
    Camp Fire Alabama $50,000.00
    Catholic Family Services $50,000.00
    Childcare Resources $50,000.00
    Chilton County Emergency Assistance $50,000.00
    Collat Jewish Family Services $30,000.00
    Community Care Development Network $50,000.00
    Community Food Bank of Central Alabama $50,000.00
    Community Kitchens $15,000.00
    Cooperative Downtown Ministries (Firehouse Shelter) $33,300.00
    Crisis Center, Inc. $50,000.00
    Downtown Jimmie Hale Mission $50,000.00
    Family Promise of Birmingham $35,000.00
    Fellowship House, Inc. $50,000.00
    Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity $50,000.00
    Jefferson State Community College $8,930.00
    Jones Valley Teaching Farm $50,000.00
    Levite Jewish Community Center $50,000.00
    Oasis Counseling for Women & Children $50,000.00
    Offender Alumni Association (OAA) $50,000.00
    One Place Metro Alabama Family Justice Center $20,000.00
    Pathways $30,000.00
    Prescott House Child Advocacy Center $25,000.00
    Raising Arrows $20,000.00
    Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center, Inc $50,000.00
    Shelby Emergency Assistance, Inc. $50,000.00
    St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Food Bank Ministry $50,000.00
    The Arc of Central Alabama $50,000.00
    The SafeHouse of Shelby County, Inc. $37,000.00
    YMCA of Chilton County $50,000.00
    Total $1,486,780.36
  • Community Crisis Fund Phase 3
    Active Learning (CASED) $50,000
    Affordable Counseling Therapy $20,000
    Backyard Blessings $29,500
    Blount County Education Foundation $50,000
    Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank $50,000
    Butterfly Bridge Children’s Advocacy Center $30,000
    Christian Service Mission $50,000
    City of Lights Dream Center $50,000
    Community of Hope Health Clinic $49,225
    East Lake Initiative $50,000
    Grace House Ministries $22,125
    Grace Klein Community $50,000
    HICA $50,000
    Homewood City Board of Education $50,000
    IMPACT Family Counseling $50,000
    Jalayah Hackman Foundation $50,000
    Jasper City School System $50,000
    Leeds City Schools $22,375
    Mission of Hope $10,000
    STAIR of Birmingham $15,000
    The Church at GrantsMill Children’s Center $50,000
    The Literacy Council of Central Alabama $25,000
    The Salvation Army of Greater Birmingham $50,000
    Trinity Love Ministry Inc $50,000
    Trinity United Methodist Church $5,000
    YMCA of Greater Birmingham $50,000
    Total $1,028,225
  • SAIL Grants
    American Baseball Foundation $10,000
    Blount County Education Foundation $33,000
    IMPACT Family Counseling $10,000
    The Literacy Council $12,000
    YMCA Shades Valley  (Greater Birmingham) $15,000
    Total $80,000

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United Way Allocation Partner Agencies

A.G. Gaston Boys and Girls Club

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AIDS Alabama, Inc.

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Alabama Goodwill Industries

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Alabama Head Injury Foundation

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Alabama Kidney Foundation

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Aletheia House

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American Cancer Society

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American Heart Association

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American Red Cross-Alabama Region

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ARC of Central Alabama

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ARC of Shelby County

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ARC of St. Clair County

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ARC of Walker County

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Better Basics, Inc.

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Birmingham

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Birmingham Jewish Federation

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Birmingham Urban League

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Blount County Aid to Homeless Children

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Blount County Children’s Center

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Boy Scouts of America, Black Warrior Council

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Boy Scouts of America, Greater Alabama Council

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama

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BridgeWays Alabama

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Cahaba Valley Health Care

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Catholic Family Services

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Childcare Resources

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Children’s Aid Society of Alabama

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Children’s of Alabama

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Christian Love Pantry

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Collat Jewish Family Services

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Community Food Bank of Central Alabama

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Concerned Citizens For Our Youth, Inc. (Beacon House)

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Crisis Center, Inc.

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Developing Alabama Youth Foundation

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Disability Rights and Resources

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Easterseals of the Birmingham Area

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Family Connection

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Family Resource Center of Northwest Alabama (Daybreak)

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Fellowship House

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Gateway

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Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama

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Girls Incorporated of Central Alabama

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Glenwood

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Greater Birmingham Habitat for Humanity

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Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (HICA)

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Impact Family Counseling

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Lakeside Hospice, Inc.

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Legacy YMCA

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Legal Aid Society of Birmingham, Alabama, Inc.

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Levite Jewish Community Center

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Literacy Council

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Oasis, a Counseling Center for Women and Children

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Pathways

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Positive Maturity

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Ronald McDonald House Charities, of Alabama

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Safehouse of Shelby County

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Salvation Army – Birmingham Area Command

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Salvation Army – Walker County

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Shelby County Children’s Advocacy Center – Owens House

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Shelby Emergency Assistance

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Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Central Alabama Council

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St. Clair Children’s Advocacy Center

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St. Clair County Day Program

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St. Clair County Department of Human Resources

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Travelers Aid Society of Birmingham

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United Ability (Formerly UCP of Greater Birmingham)

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United Community Centers, Inc.

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Workshops Empowerment, Inc. (WE Inc.)

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YMCA of Greater Birmingham

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YWCA of Central Alabama

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