City of Anniston Competitive Grant Fund
Not-for-profit organizations serving residents in the city of Anniston receive more than $380,000 to support their programs as they pursue their missions. Well-deserving area non-profits were awarded money from the 2014 City of Anniston Competitive Grant and the 2014 Stringfellow Health Fund grant. Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama Vice President of Programs Eula Tatman says the foundation selected Executive Directors from the region to help review the grant applications. Interfaith Ministries received a combined grant amount of $62,000. Calhoun County Interfaith Ministries Executive Director Martha Vandervoort says the agency will be able to continue helping the elderly and homebound with their Meals on Wheels program and expand into other services. Health Services Center spokesperson Robbie Hines says the $45,000 her organization received will assist in its commitment to finding solutions that help the community’s needs. The grant will help her agency serve Hepatitis-C patients. The Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama’s grant ceremony took place at the Public Library of Anniston. 21 not-for-profits were awarded grant funding.