Delta Area Community Foundation

Pat Post, Executive Director
P.O. Box 894
Dumas, AR 71639
870-348-5806 • 870-382-8940

Founded in 1999, Delta Area Community Foundation is focusing on community development and educational objectives in Desha and Lincoln Counties. With an active board of directors and a part-time executive director, we are in the process of establishing endowment funds, building the foundation and awarding grants to meet community needs.

Local Board Members

  • Clem Arnold
  • Linda Austin
  • Carolyne Blissett
  • Sharon Cantrell
  • James R. Daniels
  • Sylvester Harrell
  • Debbie Riley
  • Flora Jean Simon
  • Judy Sessions
  • Mike Smith

Grant Opportunities

Giving Tree Grants

Grants for general charitable purposes. Nonprofits, schools, government agencies and other charitable organizations serving Desha and Lincoln Counties may apply. Applications are accepted July 10 - August 15 each year. Learn more >>

Science Initiative for Middle Schools (SIMS) Grants

Our SIMS program provides $500 awards to public middle school science teachers (grades 5-8) to purchase consumable science materials. Applications are accepted July 1 - October 1. Learn more >>

Apply for YAC grants now through August 15 

Grants are selected by a committee of local teens; proposed grant projects should serve children and youth in the Dumas area. Grant range - $100 to $1000. Apply now through August 15. 

Read more about our YAC program

Our affiliate offices work locally in every corner of Arkansas. Find the affiliate near you.

Giving Locally


Phone: (501) 372-1116
Fax: (501) 372-1166
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1400 West Markham
Suite 206
Little Rock, AR 72201

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