Grant Application

Thank you for your interest in the TumTum Tree Foundation. The 2024 beneficiary grant application is now closed.

Please check back in during January, 2025. Please contact Ashley Blomeyer if you have any questions.


The TumTum Tree Foundation’s mission is to enrich the lives of children in Alabama who face life-altering and life-threatening illnesses. Over 34 years, we have donated $17.8 million to Alabama children’s charities.

The TumTum Tree Foundation will consider requests from charitable organizations for financial support to fulfill the needs of children in Alabama.

Completed applications are reviewed by our Executive Committee and recommendations are, in turn, acted upon by the TumTum Tree Foundation Board for final approval.

In order to be considered for funding, an organization must meet our general guidelines. In addition to this requirement, funds are based on availability and the organizations compatibility with our mission statement.

GENERAL GRANT GUIDELINES The TumTum Tree Foundation funds grants that focus on our mission of enriching the lives of children in Alabama who have life-altering or life-threatening illnesses.

Grants are not approved to or for:
-Religious organizations for religious purposes
-Sponsorship of fundraising events
-Political organizations or candidates for public office

Please direct any questions about the grant application process to Ashley Blomeyer, Executive Director.

Living with purpose

The TumTum Tree Foundation has donated nearly $17.8 million dollars towards its mission.