Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama
“We use donor gifts to grow funds that
benefit our community forever.”

Our Foundation

The Community Foundation is comprised of 156 funds with just over $37 million in assets.  Through a broad range of charitable options and planned giving vehicles, donors and their advisors can easily achieve their philanthropic goals. Moreover, donors benefit from the Foundation’s combined assets, which greatly reduce investment and administrative fees. The professional resources and favorable tax deductions, makes the Foundation an ideal resource for individuals, families, businesses, religious and educational institutions and civic groups.

The Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama (CFNEA) is a qualified 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit, donations to which are tax deductible to the fullest extend allowed by law.  Our mission is to wisely assess needs and channel donor resources to maximize community well-being. 

We are one of 780 other community foundations throughout the US whose assets total $50 billion and give a total of $4 billion combined.  CFNEA is a family of funds that serve as a permanent endowment for the benefit of residents in its geographic area within northeast Alabama.

Our Region


Through a partnership with Standards for Excellence® Replication Partner Alabama Associations of Nonprofits, the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama is proud to support not-for-profit organizations that wish to earn accreditation from the Standards for Excellence Institute®.