• Giving Back.
  • Contribution Guidelines

    An organization must meet the following criteria in order to submit a proposal:

    • Must be an IRS tax-exempt organization, a 501(c)(3) with a professionally-printed letterhead that depicts a physical address, mailing address, phone number and an e-mail address
    • Must be within the Foundation’s targeted funding area, which is primarily the metro Birmingham area
    • Must serve a viable purpose and have strong financials
    • Must have strong leadership with a committed, active board of directors and/or advisory board
    • Must be in concert with Protective Life Corporation’s culture, mission and values

    Generally, proposals from the following organizations will not be reviewed:

    • Those from organizations not within Protective's targeted funding area, which is primarily the metro Birmingham area
    • Public or private schools with grades K-12
    • Churches, public facilities, state organizations or state-supported organizations
    • Animal-related causes
    • Sporting events, walks or runs
    • Other corporate or private foundations