Make a Gift Opportunities Staff Directory Careers Birmingham Couple Makes Transformational Gift to UA A $20 million comprehensive gift from C.T. and Kelley Fitzpatrick will significantly enhance the Culverhouse College of Business and intercollegiate athletics at The University of Alabama. Blackbaud Data Security Incident This information relates to a data security incident involving Blackbaud, Inc., a third party vendor for the University. Blackbaud, one of the world’s largest providers of education administration, fundraising and financial management software for universities and non-profits was a victim of a data security breach that has affected more than 200 organizations internationally. UA’s C&IS Receives $10 Million Gift from Holle Family Foundation A $10 million gift commitment from the Holle Family Foundation, of Birmingham, will position the College of Communication and Information Sciences at The University of Alabama as a leader in creativity and communication and honor the life of Brig. Gen. Everett Hughes Holle. Coca-Cola Renews First Generation Program with $1 Million Grant The program was first established at UA in 2006 with an initial $1 million gift. Since that time, The Coca-Cola Foundation has awarded $4 million to support first generation scholars at Alabama. Performing Arts Academic Center Campaign Highlights Successful Fundraising Year Highlighting the success of the 2019-20 fiscal year, which included raising more than $222 million from almost 60,000 donors, was reaching the $15 million fundraising goal to support construction of a new Performing Arts Academic Center. The PAAC, along with a fully restored Bryce Main building, will provide dance and theatre students with world-class venues and advanced equipment to hone their skills. $1.4 Million Grant Establishes Alabama Power Innovation Fund The University of Alabama has been awarded a $1.4 million grant from the Alabama Power Foundation to support business innovation, entrepreneurship, small business growth and talent retention in the state.