The Alabama Power Foundation has awarded about $24,000 in Good Roots grants to fund planting of trees across central and southern Alabama.
Good Roots is coordinated with the Alabama Urban Forestry Association and awards up to $1,000 per grant for the purchase of trees for planting in cities, towns, communities and by non-profit organizations. Good Roots is designed to help keep communities beautiful and vibrant.
“The Alabama Power Foundation has a goal of strengthening the communities we serve by giving back and supporting local organizations through our grant programs,” said John Hudson, president of the Alabama Power Foundation. “Communities are still feeling the impact from the April 2011 tornadoes.