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Southeast Arkansas Community Foundation

Executive Director, John Conner
P.O. Box 91
Lake Village, AR 71653
870-632-9697
southeastarkansas@arcf.org


 

Southeast Arkansas Community Foundation was founded in 2000 as an affiliate of Arkansas Community Foundation.  Our mission is to engage people, connect resources and inspire solutions to make Ashley and Chicot Counties a great place to live, now and in the future.

Local Board Members

  • Joni Cannatella
  • Doris Hammond
  • Vivian Hensley
  • Steve Jarrett, Board Chair
  • Glenn Freeman
  • Seth Paddock
  • Lucan Hargraves

Grant Opportunities

Giving Tree Grants

Grants for general charitable purposes. Nonprofits, schools, government agencies and other charitable organizations serving Ashley and Chicot Counties may apply. Applications are accepted January 10 - February 15 each year. Learn more >>

Southeast Arkansas Community Foundation awards $1000 to local Community Center & Food Pantry in Ashley County

A representative of Southeast Arkansas Community Foundation, an affiliate of Arkansas Community Foundation, presents a $1000 grant to provide operating assistance to the Portland Food Pantry. Shown are (front from left) Judy Sadler, Treasurer; Pat Norsworthy, Director; Leo Bell; Patsy Selby; Debbie Head, Portland UMC Minister; John Conner, Executive Director of Southeast Arkansas Community Foundation; (back) Charles Henry Naff; and Portland Mayor Gary Morgan. 

 

 

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Pope County Community Foundation Awards Giving Tree Grants to Twelve Local Nonprofit Organizations

Russellville, Ark. April 24, 2017 – Pope County Community Foundation, an affiliate of Arkansas Community Foundation, announced today $19,500.00 in Giving Tree Grants for nonprofits in Pope County.

 “Many non-profits applied for the grant money, totaling more than $98,000 in applications.” said Madelyn Ginsberg, executive director of the Pope County affiliate, “Choosing which non-profits will receive the grant funds is always a difficult decision. We have so many deserving non-profits that apply. This year the awards were for general charitable purposes.”

“Our Giving Tree program helps Arkansans support a variety of important needs in their own home towns,” said Heather Larkin, president and CEO of the Community Foundation. “Funding for our Giving Tree grants comes from local individuals and families. We invest their donations in endowments that provide a permanent source of funding for charitable causes in our communities.”

Grant recipients include:

Age to Age, Inc., Age to Age off site programs

Arkansas River Valley Arts Center, Improved Communications

Augsburg Food Pantry, Food for the Food Pantry

Boys & Girls Clubs of the AR River Valley, Security System

CASA of the 5th Judicial District, Christmas Party for Foster Children

Equestrian Zone – Riding for a Reason, Raise the Roof

No Kill Russellville, Low Cost Spay and Neuter Program

Pottsville Athletic Association, A Field of Angels

Quilts of Valor Foundation, A Second Tour Quilts of Valor

River Valley Food 4 Kids, Fresh and Healthy Summer

River Valley Shelter for Battered Women & Children, Fresh and Healthy Summer

Royal Family Kids Camp of Pope County, Camp for Foster Children of Pope County

Pope County Community Foundation makes grants through the Giving Tree program annually. The next grant cycle will begin in January 2018. More information about Community Foundation grants is available at www.arcf.org.

Arkansas Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization that fosters smart giving to improve communities. The Community Foundation offers tools to help Arkansans protect, grow and direct their charitable dollars as they learn more about community needs. By making grants and sharing knowledge, the Community Foundation supports charitable programs that work for Arkansas and partners to create new initiatives that address the gaps.  Since 1976, the Community Foundation has provided more than $156 million in grants and partnered with thousands of Arkansans to help them improve our neighborhoods, our towns and our entire state. Contributions to the Community Foundation, its funds and any of its 27 affiliates are fully tax deductible.

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

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Contact

Phone: (501) 372-1116
Fax: (501) 372-1166
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Location

1400 West Markham
Suite 206
Little Rock, AR 72201
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