Baldwin County United
PO Box 286
Fairhope, AL 36533


As a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, Baldwin County United is funded by annual dues and by tax-deductible contributions from corporations and individuals.

About Baldwin County United

The purpose of Baldwin County United is to promote, support, and encourage understanding between Baldwin County's diverse communities through cooperative actions designed to improve the economic wellbeing and quality of life for citizens living within the community of Baldwin County.

Baldwin County is a progressive and financially stable organization with a balanced membership that represents the entire county. It is a highly effective institution that has a reputation for the fair and balanced examination of issues.

Dedicated to consensus building, BCU works to promote understanding and relationships. The organization acts as a bridge builder between neighbors, both within Baldwin County and between Baldwin Countians and the residents of other counties.

A leadership organization, BCU provides an opportunity for existing leaders to involve themselves in public life in Baldwin County. It also provides a vehicle for the development of new leaders through their adult leadership program entitled: Leadership Baldwin County co-sponsored with University of South Alabama.

BCU was founded in 1984 as a response to the unprecedented growth in Baldwin County and the problems resulting from that growth.

Some accomplishments of BCD are:

  • Baldwin County Leadership Program
  • Semi-Annual Legislative Updates
  • Community Service Guide
  • Public Forums on Land Use & Zoning
  • Committee of 21 (established to study needs of public education)
  • Eastern Shore Corridor Committee
  • Causeway Redevelopment Committee

BCU works through committees such as:

  • Education
  • Leadership
  • Growth Education Outreach
  • Governmental Affairs
  • Natural Resources/Conservation