The deadline to submit applications to the Foundation for 2022 is June 1, 2022. If you are interested in making an application, please submit your application and cover sheet(see link to print).

The exact amount available for distribution in 2022 will be determined after the Foundation's audited financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2021, are prepared.

Jane K. Lowe Foundation Announces 2021 Grant Amounts

In 2021, the Trustees of the Foundation made a distribution to the named beneficiaries of the Foundation, as follows:
Named Beneficiaries Distribution
The University of Alabama in Birmingham $538,058.07
Randolph School 76,865.44
Vanderbilt University 76,865.44
Agnes Scott College 76,865.44
Girls Incorporated 76,865.44
Huntsville Boys Club 76,865.44
The Lowe Foundation received 76 formal requests for discretionary grants. The total amount available for discretionary grants was $614,923.51 and the total amount requested was in excess of $3,692,537.09. For your reference, enclosed is a schedule of all the discretionary grants made by the Lowe Foundation for 2021.

Based upon a consideration of the grant applications, the Trustees have decided to award the following discretionary grants for 2021 (a more detailed description of the grant awards is attached):

First Tier  
$100,000 Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama

Crisis Services of North Alabama, Inc.

Second Tier  
$50,000 Huntsville Museum of Art
$50,000 University of Alabama in Huntsville Foundation
$50,000 Museum of Information Explosion
$50,000 Thrive Alabama
Third Tier  
$21,492.35 Huntsville Chamber Music Guild
$21,492.35 Huntsville Symphony Orchestra
$21,492.35 Still Serving Veterans
$21,492.35 Huntsville-Madison County Rescue Squad
$21,492.35 Village of Promise
$21,492.35 HudsonAlpha Foundation
$21,492.35 North Alabama Spay Neuter Clinic
$21,492.35 New Hope Children’s Clinic
$21,492.35 Oakwood University
$21,492.35 Huntsville Madison County Botanical Garden Society, Inc.

Those organizations which were not awarded a grant for 2021 are encouraged to submit a request for discretionary grants to be awarded in 2022. The fact that an organization's grant request was not acted upon favorably should not influence the decision to request a future grant.

Questions and inquiries regarding the grant procedures or any other matters should be made to the Foundation office:

Monday through Friday
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
(256) 713-2277.