Southeast Arkansas Community Foundation

Executive Director, John Conner
P.O. Box 91
Lake Village, AR 71653


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. 




Arkansas Hunters Feed the Hungry/Garland & Montgomery Counties
Arkansas Prostate Cancer Screening/Garland County
Hot Springs Boys & Girls Club
Cooper-Anthony Child Abuse Center
Cooperative Christian Ministries Clinic
Economics Arkansas/Garland County Conference
Garland County Habitat for Humanity
Garland County Historical Society
Hot Springs Jazz Society/Jazz Fest 2017
Hot Springs/Hot Springs Village Symphony Guild/Children's Concert 2017
Imagination Library for Garland County
Jackson House Crisis Center
Levi Hospital
Literacy Council of Garland County
Mid-America Museum
Montgomery County Performing Arts Project
Montgomery County Single Parent Scholarship
Norman Historic Preservation Project
Ouachita Counseling Services
Ozark Mission Project/Garland County
Project Hope Food Bank
Garland County Single Parent Scholarship
The Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and Arts Foundation
Visitor's Chapel of the AME Church Food Pantry
Hot Springs Family YMCA
Youth Advisory Council
Hot Springs Future Fund


YAC meets to award grants for 2017. Last year they awarded $10,600 to 9 agencies that serve children and youth in Garland County. 


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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