The Junior League of Huntsville has been part of building a better community and making lasting community change for over 65 years.
Since 1949, we have given more than $2 million to various agencies and initiatives in our community. In 2014-2015, members contributed approximately 47,600 hours in volunteer service, and we awarded over $60,000 in grants and assistance in support of community programs. 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.
The Junior League of Huntsville is deeply committed to improving Huntsville/Madison County by our direct service projects that help create healthy, educated families.
Our Community Projects for 2016-2017 are
To Maximize our impact in Huntsville/Madison County, JLH partners with other non-profit agencies whose missions align with our own, including
- The Academy for Learning and Character Development
- CARE Center
- Children 1st
- Girls, Inc.
- Hospice Family Care
- Huntsville Madison County Public Library
- Liberty Learning Foundation
- New Hope Children’s Clinic
- North Alabama Center for Education Excellence
- The Schools Foundation
- United Way of Madison County
Our Community Assistance program accepts applications each fall for potential project partnerships. Selected projects receive funding and are chaired by Junior League of Huntsville members and volunteer hours are provided by our volunteer workforce. In addition to these full partnerships, JLH also provides a select number of enabling grants to fund projects that do not require JLH volunteers. Click here to learn more about our Community Assistance program.