The CollegeCounts 529 Fund is a qualified tuition program under Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code that is offered by the State of Alabama. CollegeCounts makes it easy for parents, grandparents, family and friends to invest in the next generation. The program is simple, offers significant tax advantages, requires no minimum contribution and allows for easy to set up automatic contributions.
To learn more, visit the CollegeCounts 529 website.
CollegeCounts Board of Directors
State Treasurer John McMillan, Chair, Montgomery, AL
Daniel Hughes, Montgomery, AL
Susan Tully, Guntersville, AL
Jim Purcell, Montgomery, AL
Jimmy Baker, Montgomery, AL
Edward Reifenberg, Montgomery, AL
Lt. Governor Will Ainsworth, Montgomery, AL
Heidi Lee, Montgomery, AL
Ken Tucker, Livingston, AL
Jack Knight, Birmingham, AL
Ron Stokes, Birmingham, AL
CollegeCounts 529 Board Meeting Materials
In 2012 the CollegeCounts Board of Directors and then State Treasurer Young Boozer introduced the CollegeCounts Scholarship Program. This scholarship was established to provide funding assistance to Alabama high school students with demonstrated financial need to attend college for the betterment of the student and the state. Scholarships are determined through an application process and awarded for a student’s freshman year only.
To learn more about this scholarship or to apply visit the CollegeCounts Scholarship section on our website.