Alpha Foundation Grant

Grants to Madison County Area, Alabama Nonprofits to
Advance Biotechnology and Improve the Human Condition

GrantWatch ID#: 180996
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Alpha Foundation


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Grants to Madison County Area, Alabama nonprofit organizations working to improve the human condition through scientific, educational, and charitable activities. A major focus of the Foundation is on the development of biotechnology to discover and cure diseases.

Requests for major capital projects and endowments, as well as requests for administrative, program, or operating support, are eligible for consideration.

Multi-year grant commitments will generally not be approved.

Generally, an applicant organization must be a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization under the Internal Revenue Code in order to be eligible.

Alpha also requires a statement signed by the chief executive officer, chairman of the board, or other authorized representative of the organization that the recipient qualifies as a public charity before the funds are disbursed.

Although Alpha will consider grant requests from organizations outside the Madison County, Alabama area, the main geographical focus is the Madison County area.

Alpha does not make grants:
-To individuals;
-For tickets to charitable events or dinners;
-For conferences or seminars;
-To sponsor special events, productions, or performances;
-For legislative, lobbying, or other political purposes; or
-To retire accumulated debt.

The deadline for submitting a grant application for the 2017 year is August 1st.

Meetings and site visits may be scheduled with the applicant if deemed necessary to make an informed judgment on the request.

Toward the end of November each year, the directors meet to review and select the current year’s grant recipients. Every applicant that submitted a request will be notified of the decision in writing shortly after the annual meeting.

More information about the Alpha Foundation's mission may be found here:

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Application Procedure:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

John R. Wynn
(256) 713-2277

Alpha Foundation, Inc.
P.O. Box 2087
Huntsville, Alabama 35804

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USA: Alabama: Madison County Area

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