Our Mission

“To energize the spirit and potential of our local community through charitable investments that will have significant, measurable impact on our health, education and quality of life.”

 Zones of Interest

Wiregrass Foundation’s goals enable us to focus on making a difference in three zones of interest — health, education, and quality of life — in Houston, Henry, Dale and Geneva counties in southeast Alabama, which make up the Wiregrass Area.

  • Health


    To promote healthy behaviors and improve access to healthcare.

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  • Education


    To increase school readiness, K-12 achievement and post-secondary attainment.

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  • Quality of Life


    To produce a rising standard of living, including increased income, assets and economic security and to build civic engagement and promote effective leadership and organizations.

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Grantee Highlights

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    Slingluff Inclusive Playground Copy

    Morris Slingluff Elementary School is a very unique school within the Dothan City School System.   Out of the 11 city elementary schools, Slingluff is the only one with the staff and curriculum to meet the needs of the medically and physically fragile student.  Due to safety requirements, these fragile students were separated during play […]

  • Slingluff2

    Slingluff Inclusive Playground

    Morris Slingluff Elementary School is a very unique school within the Dothan City School System.   Out of the 11 city elementary schools, Slingluff is the only one with the staff and curriculum to meet the needs of the medically and physically fragile student.  Due to safety requirements, these fragile students were separated during play […]

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    Bright Key

    Bright Key is a partnership between Wiregrass Foundation and Dothan City Schools to pilot an innovative, grassroots community school initiative in three area schools: Grandview Elementary, Highlands Elementary, and Selma Street Elementary. Bright Key will involve school-community stakeholders (teachers, parents, and others) in the identification and implementation of programs and services to maximize the academic potential of […]