Alabama Mountains Rivers and Valleys RC&D Council (Hartselle, AL)

Work Address

  • Organization Name:Alabama Mountains Rivers and Valleys RC&D Council
  • Address:5514 U.S. Highway 31 South
    Hartselle, AL 35640
    United States

Work Web



  • Mission:
  • "to improve the quality of life of the rural residents in its area by the reasonable and responsible protection and development of the natural and human resources of north Alabama"

  • History:
  • The Alabama Mountains, Rivers and Valleys Resource Conservation and Development Council, Inc. is a 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit operating in eight north Alabama counties since 1973. We have been recognized locally and nationally for delivering innovative solutions to environmental and community needs. Recently we were selected as the Nation’s Most Outstanding RC&D Council and was formally recognized in Washington D.C on March 1, 2010. Our Board’s Management and Vision has resulted in the successful completion of grants from federal, state, foundation and private funders. Examples of these successes include:
    oNatural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) , Conservation Innovations Grant: Alabama’s first rainwater collection demonstration on a poultry farm to capture water for drinking water and cool cell operation to reduce the damage to area streams from rapid storm water runoff and to reduce costs for farmers.
    oPrivate Donation: Lola Boyd Land Donation for Outdoor Education Area in Arab, Alabama.
    oAltria Foundation: Dead Bird Disposal Options & Education Initiative
    oTune Farm / Sustainable Community Garden
    oLegacy, Inc. Partners in Environmental Education Foundation : On-farm Nutrient Management
    oPrivate Donation: Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration
    oLegacy, Inc. Partners in Environmental Education Foundation (Onsite Sewage Mgt)
    oBest Buy Foundation (Spanish to English and English to Spanish After School Program)
    oNorcross Foundation: Lola Boyd Wildlife & Environmental Education trail development & signs
    oNorcross Foundation: Used Monofilament Fishing Line Collection Bins and education effort.
    oBen & Jerry’s Foundation: Water Quality Educational News Inserts
    oHorizon Organics foundation: Outdoor Education Opportunities: A Traveling Show
    oAlabama Dept of Economic & Community Affairs (ADECA) Energy Retrofits for Energy Efficiency
    oUSDA-NRCS, Conservation Partnership Initiative Grant: Study to Determine the Feasibility of Using Wood Base Poultry Litter as a Process Heat Source for small Industry
    oTVA-Electric Power Institute: Feasibility of Using Poultry Litter for Process Heat for an Ethanol Facility
    oADEM: (Hydro-Seeders for Public Demonstrations to stop erosion)

  • Year established:1973
  • Endowment:Unknown


  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:United States
  • Tax Determination Letter:Received Determination Letter
  • IRS Section:501(c)(3)
  • IRS Subsection:509(a)(1)

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  • None specified

Program areas of focus and activity (i.e. funding cause)

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