Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation

  • Incorporated in the state of Alabama in May of 2005 with the purpose of "raising and receiving funds to construct and maintain a Chinese Garden/Asian Cultural Center in the Birmingham metropolitan area".
  • Approved as a 501(c)(3) public charity by the I.R.S. on March 22, 2006, under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, with contributions allowed as deductible on federal income taxes under Section 170.  The Foundation is also approved to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers, or gifts under sections 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Code.

The Mission Statement of the Foundation is succinctly stated by a list of its Goals:

Foundation Documents of Interest:

See Photo Albums of our Classical Chinese Garden design and past festivals at:

Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation reserves the right to link back to any articles or publication about any events or services provided by and/or offered through the Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation.

Photo Credits:

About - Red Chinese Gate by Scott Meltzer
Main Photos Header - Cenotaph by Piotr Wojtkowski
Photos Header (linked)- Shaolin Temple by Peter Griffin
Events - Chinese Building by Peter Griffin
Contact - Pagoda by Robert Kraft
Donate - River Traffic by Peter Griffin
Links - Temple Structure by Peter Griffin
Legal - Chinese Garden by Peter Griffin
Image for April 2 Event Post - Colorful Oriental Bowls by Vera Kratochvil
Image for Youth Felowship post - Singers and Violin by Anthony Maragou
Welcome page Liu Fang image found here
Event page Liu Fang images provided via foundation connections
Events - Chinese Movie Series photo, Chinese Doorway by Scott Meltzer
Events - Food Snacks by Peter Griffin
Photo Slide Show include works by the following:
-Mike Hawkins
-Michael Maring (for photos of the Natyananda dance group)
All photos of the Chae Hyang Soon Dance Company used with permission of the Chae Hyang Soon Dance Company
All photos of H.T. Chen’s Dance Compnay used with permission of H.T. Chen’s Dance Company
Graphic Renderings of Chinese Garden - Visiting Team from Suzhou Institute of Landscape Architectural Design, Suzhou, China
WW II Memorial Park, Calgary, Canada - Courtesy of Bob Davis
Birmingham Skyline - UAB at night -
Design Credits:
Layout designed by James McDaniel
Graphic image on welcome page designed by Genevieve Turkett
No photographs, graphics, or text displayed anywhere on this site may be reused or reproduced without permission of their owners, and where applies the Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation.