Make a Gift Opportunities Staff Directory Careers UA, Protective Life Partner to Form Diversity in Business Bridge Program With a gift from Protective Life Corporation, The University of Alabama is launching an initiative to help underrepresented students get a head start on finding their potential path to a business degree. 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. 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.