Community Grants

Since 1949, the Junior League of Huntsville has given more than $2 million to various agencies and initiatives in our community. Since its inception, the Junior League of Huntsville has been involved in a wide range of programs which address some of Madison County’s most critical issues, including early childhood education, literacy, childhood nutrition, hunger, healthcare access, and life skills development.

To apply for a 2021-2022 Community Assistance Grant, please visit our application page.

The Junior League of Huntsville gave over $24,000 in community grant funds this year. 2020-2021 recipients of community grant funds in support of the following literacy initiatives in Huntsville/Madison County include:

  • Cap & Gown
  • Children First in support of Morris Elementary School
  • Community Foundation for SAIL, a summer reading program
  • Grow Cove for Braille signs to be put into the new Universal Playground
  • Huntsville Hospital Foundation to support BIRTHday Books
  • Huntsville Library Foundation for their summer reading program
  • Therapy Partners to help supply books for reading with students
  • United Way of Madison County for the books for Read for the Record

The Junior League of Huntsville celebrated 70 years by supporting several initiatives which have served our community in unique and inspiring ways during these unprecedented times. Recipients of the Junior League of Huntsville’s 70th Anniversary Fund include:

  • The Catalyst
  • Community Foundation COVID-19 Relief
  • We/Me Campaign

Past community grant recipients include:

  • Boys and Girls Club of America SPARK Literacy Programs at Blossomwood Elementary School and Jones Valley Elementary School
  • Children First in support of Morris Elementary School
  • The Community Foundation of Greater Huntsville and The Schools Foundation for the 2017 Summer Adventures in Learning (SAIL) Collaborative
  • Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater and Academy
  • Girls, Inc.
  • Greengate School
  • The Huntsville/Madison County Library Foundation for construction of the new Cavalry Hill Library Branch
  • Huntsville/Madison County Public Library’s Summer 2016 Reading Program at the Oscar Mason Library Branch
  • North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence
  • United Way of Madison County, Inc.’s 2017 JumpStart Read for the Record
  • Village of Promise’s 2016 Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School