The Nick’s Kids Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to supporting children, family, teacher and student causes. The main goal continues to be to raise awareness and resources for deserving organizations throughout the state of Alabama and the southeast.
There are three ways to request assistance from Nick’s Kids Foundation. Please read the options below to learn which form is appropriate for your request
The Annual Funding Request Form should be completed to request monetary assistance. Each year Nick's Kids holds a Giveaway Luncheon in early fall. During this luncheon a majority of funds for the fiscal year will be distributed.
The deadline to complete the 2017 Annual Funding Request Form was May 1, 2017. Unfortunately, the deadline for this year’s Annual Giveaway Luncheon Funding has passed. If your organization applied for funding through the 2017 Annual Funding Request Form, your organization will be notified of their donation status no later than June 1, 2017.
The 2018 Annual Funding Request Form will be available online on Thursday, August 3rd, and the deadline will be May 1st, 2018. ALL requests must be made online. Organizations will be notified of their request status no later than June 1, 2018.
The General Contact Form should be utilized for specialized requests throughout the year including speaking requests and requests that are time sensitive, etc. Please be sure to give the committee ample time to process your request. Each inquiry is reviewed and discussed between the Nick’s Kids Board of Directors.
The Autograph and Auction Item Request Form can be used to inquire about receiving an autographed item or items for an auction to benefit a non-profit organization.
Due to NCAA Compliance Regulations, the Nick’s Kids Foundation can only make donations to non-athletically related bona fide youth organizations. Donation requests must be made in conjunction with the requesting organization’s regular fundraising activities. Donations received from the Nick’s Kids Foundation cannot be earmarked or used for (a) the benefit of a prospective student-athlete, or (b) the purpose of contributing to a boys’ basketball program. A prospective student-athlete is a student who has started classes for the ninth grade.
NCAA Regulations also prohibit the Nick’s Kids Foundation from donating items or memorabilia that will be used (a) in fundraising events for any high school organization, (b) in a high school fundraising event that will benefit a charity or educational project, (c) to benefit any high school or prospective student-athlete, or (d) to benefit, or for the purpose of contributing to, a boys’ basketball program. High school is defined as grades nine through twelve.
"No man stands as tall as he who stoops to help a child."
Nick Saban, Sr.