UNCF Birmingham

“A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but a wonderful thing to invest in.”® Why not invest your time or money in better futures for young people in Alabama, Mississippi and around the country?

UNCF Birmingham is here to help you send a student to college and turn his or her life around. Our staff is dedicated to supporting as many talented and deserving students as possible through scholarships, internships and programs while also supporting our 37 member institutions with critical operating funds.

Did You Know?

Seven UNCF-member institutions are located in the UNCF Birmingham area:

Birmingham-Supported States’ HBCUs Punch Above their Weight

The UNCF research report HBCUs Punching Above Their Weight makes a strong case for a powerful proposition: Given their small average size and a history of being under-resourced, the enrollment, degree and economic impacts of HBCUs on African Americans in their respective states are significantly greater than one would expect. >> Read More at UNCF.org/PATW.


“A Mind Is…”® Annual Giving Society 

UNCF Birmingham Staff