Jefferson County AL Charity & Non Profit

Find Jefferson County, Alabama charities and nonprofits. Charities and nonprofits provide information on charitable donations, jobs, volunteering, and events.


Accr Foundation 2119 3rd Avenue North Birmingham AL 35203 205-321-6506


Aids Alabama 3521 7th Avenue South Birmingham AL 35222 205-324-9822

Aids Alabama 2217 Green Springs Highway Birmingham AL 35205 205-279-8989

Alabama Kidney Foundation 2012 University Boulevard Birmingham AL 35233 205-934-2111

Alabama Poverty Project 1016 19th Street South Birmingham AL 35205 205-939-1408

American Cancer Society 1104 Ireland Way Birmingham AL 35205 205-558-7860

American Heart Association 1449 Medical Park Drive South Birmingham AL 35213 205-510-1500

Art In Avondale Park Alliance 3809 10th Avenue South Birmingham AL 35222 205-527-5371

B Drys Blue Cyn Foundation 143 Distribution Drive Birmingham AL 35209 205-942-1976

Birmingham Education Foundation 901 9th Avenue North Birmingham AL 35204 502-802-2409

Birmingham Historical Society 1 Sloss Quarters Birmingham AL 35222 205-251-1880

Birmingham International Center 1728 5th Avenue North Birmingham AL 35203 205-252-7652

Children's Charities of America 8400 Parkway Drive Southeast Leeds AL 35094 205-702-4506

Childrens of Alabama Foundation 2112 11th Avenue South Birmingham AL 35205 205-638-9017

Community Foundation of Birmingham 2100 1st Avenue North Birmingham AL 35203 205-327-3800

Conservation Al Foundation 4209 Overlook Road Birmingham AL 35222 205-533-6178

Crippled Childrens Foundation 2019 4th Avenue North Birmingham AL 35203 205-251-8423

Easter Seal Society 200 Beacon Parkway West Birmingham AL 35209 205-942-7800

Exceptional Foundation 1616 Oxmoor Road Birmingham AL 35209 205-870-0776

EyeSight Foundation of Alabama 700 18th Street South Birmingham AL 35233 205-488-0771

About Jefferson County Charities & Non-Profits

Jefferson County Charities are not-for-profit organizations that have a philanthropic goal in Jefferson County, AL. The mission of a Jefferson County Charity is to benefit the general public through its work, which is often educational, religious, or organized around public interest activities. Charities can include Jefferson County churches, educational organizations, hospitals or medical research organizations, or organizations tied to public universities.

You may contact Non-Profit Charitable organizations for questions about:
  • Jefferson County nonprofit organizations
  • Making donations and volunteering
  • Jefferson County 501(c)3 tax exempt organizations
  • Donation and contribution tax deductions
  • Jefferson County Charity ratings and rankings
Types of Jefferson County Charities

There are many types of Jefferson County Charities that focus on benefiting society and the general public. Some Charities are structured to help animals, either through supporting animal welfare, wildlife conservation, or in zoos and aquariums. Other Jefferson County charitable organizations prioritize environmental causes or health issues such as medical research, public health risks, or treating the sick and disabled. Jefferson County nonprofits can also have educational missions, including serving as educational institutions or supporting students through funding.

International NGOs, or non-governmental organizations, are typically classified as Charities. They are organized around providing international development aid, disaster relief and humanitarian aid, or human rights advocacy and aid for children. Another major category of Charities in Jefferson County, Alabama is organized around arts and culture, such as museums and art galleries, performing arts organizations, libraries, and public broadcasting organizations. These Jefferson County nonprofits preserve artistic and cultural heritage and also serve an educational mission.

Fundraising Programs

Jefferson County nonprofits have fundraising programs and receive contributions from many different sources. Funding can come from the general public, the Jefferson County government, private corporations and foundations, or other Charities. At least a third of a Charity's financial support must come from the general public. This funding is used by the Charity to advance its goals. Charities can also raise money through events, product or membership sales, or grants. Jefferson County grants can come from the government, foundations, or individuals, and they typically require an application process.

501(c)3 Tax Exemption

Charities are exempt from paying certain taxes because of the contributions they make to the public. As Non-Profit organizations, Charities in Alabama do not declare a profit and instead use their revenue and fundraising to run the Charity and benefit the public interest. Legally, Charities can be organized in a number of ways to maintain their tax-exempt status. Contributions made to certain Charities, known as Jefferson County 501(c)(3) groups, are tax-deductible for the donors, while other Charities are exempt from taxes but donations are still taxed.