Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation 

Lawrence Fikes, Executive Director
Donald W. Reynolds Community Services Center 
211 W 3rd Ave, Ste. 200 
Pine Bluff, AR 71601
870-850-7934 •

Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation, serving Pine Bluff and the surrounding cities of Jefferson County, makes grants to improve the quality of life in our area and partners with individuals, families and corporations to build our community through philanthropy.

Local Board Members

  • Gail Bellingrath
  • Mary Benjamin
  • Mattie Collins
  • Robert Hart
  • Anthony Hilliard
  • Lisa Hunter
  • Nick Makris
  • Carla Martin
  • Alicia Nixon
  • Dabney Pelton 
  • Rebecca Pittillo
  • Mary Pringos
  • Scott Robinson
  • Jessica Yarbrough

Grant Opportunities

Giving Tree Grants

Grants for general charitable purposes. Nonprofits, schools, government agencies and other charitable organizations serving Jefferson County may apply. Applications are accepted twice a year, from January 10 - February 15 and from July 10 - August 15. 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 June 15 - September 30. Learn more >>

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
Email Us


1400 West Markham
Suite 206
Little Rock, AR 72201

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