Atmore Community Foundation gives back to community

Published 1:14 pm Thursday, May 16, 2024

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The Atmore Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Community Foundation of South Alabama, announced recently that $4,250 has been awarded to nine organizations in the Atmore community.

The Atmore Community Foundation Advisory Committee, comprised of local community members and leaders, plays a role in the competitive grantmaking process for the foundation. For this grant cycle, they accepted applications from organizations that address the needs of the community and strive to improve the quality of life of Atmore residents, including but not limited to the following areas: Arts and Culture, Community/Economic Development, Education, Environment/Beautification, Health and Wellness, Human Services, Recreation, Technology and/or Youth.

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Grace Fellowship, We Are Family Home Care Service Inc., The Atmore Area Christian Care Ministry, Yellow Hat Society, Pride of Atmore, Pensacola Children’s Chorus, Prima Girl, Liberty Learning Foundation Inc. and Main Street Atmore Foundation received grant awards from the Atmore Community Fund.

“The Atmore Community Foundation’s main goal is to support the Atmore community,” said Audrey Moon, chair of the Advisory Committee. “Our mission to improve the quality of life in Atmore is always at the center of these grant cycles.”

The Atmore Community Foundation was established in April 2017 to make a lasting impact on the Atmore community. The Foundation established the Atmore Community Fund as a vehicle to receive donations and bequests to benefit the community.

Individuals that are interested in investing in the Atmore community can mail a donation by check to P.O. Box 990 Mobile, AL, 36601. Funding opportunities are also available through the Foundation’s website at