• We want to help the city
    revitalize itself however we can.

    Railroad Park
  • Committed to Birmingham's future.

  • The best moments for Birmingham
    have not yet come.

    Alabama Symphony Orchestra


Serving Central Alabama Donated Over $7.5 Million Since 1996

Welcome to The Pleiad Foundation, a Birmingham, Alabama-based private family charitable foundation. We support organizations local to the Greater Birmingham and Central Alabama area, as well as organizations in which Foundation members are interested or involved.

On average, we donate to between twenty and thirty non-profits annually. Since our founding in 1996, the Pleiad Foundation has made cumulative donations in excess of 11.5 million dollars. Any qualified organization is welcome to apply.

Foundation Members

Pleiad Foundation Members

Causes We Support

Our foundation is committed to supporting higher education, medical research, and arts and cultural organizations of Birmingham and Central Alabama. Funding for smaller local projects and organizations, in various fields, is just as
important to us.

Alabama Theatre University of Alabama Sidewalk Film Festival McWane Science Center
Birmingham Museum of Art Mitchell's Place Huntingdon College Girls on the Run
Alabama Sports Hall of Fame University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham Athletic Partnership Big Oak Ranch
Birmingham Southern College Alabama Symphony Orchestra Children's of Alabama Birmingham Zoo
YouthServe Baylor School Alabama Ballet Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

Apply for Funding

We look forward to hearing from you. Generally, organizations outside of the Birmingham/Central Alabama area
or organizations without some connection to a Foundation member will not be considered.