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You want to give where it matters most. A charitable gift should be an investment in a cause you care about that will generate returns for your entire community. We have the tools you need to get started.

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Improving Communities

Since 1976, Arkansas Community Foundation has provided more than $460 million in grants and partnered with thousands of Arkansans to help them improve our neighborhoods, our towns and our state.

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We’re in the Business of Building Better Communities

Arkansas Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization working statewide to empower people like you to make smart giving decisions. Learn more about how we help people give at the state and local levels.

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Our nearby affiliates are ready to help you learn about the needs in your community. Contact the office closest to you to learn more about local giving opportunities.

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Better data means better decision-making. Visit our Arkansas Nonprofit Directory powered through GuideStar by Candid where you can learn more about local charities and become familiar with new organizations.

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Aspire Arkansas: Our State Report Card

Aspire Arkansas is a county-by-county look at the quality of life in Arkansas. It’s an interactive, online report with updated information and demographics about health, education, communities, families. With this report, you can begin to identify the needs you’ll address with your time and resources.

Adults with a High School Degree in 2018-22


The percentage of adults with at least a high school degree. This includes adults with higher degrees, such as bachelor's or master's.

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Charitable Giving in 2018


Contributions to charitable organizations, measured as a percentage of income.

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Households Below ALICE Threshold in 2021

47% of children

The percent of households below the ALICE threshold. ALICE is an acronym for "Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed.

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Overdose Deaths in 2022

31% of Adults

Rising drug overdose deaths can reflect increasing rates of addiction, more potent and dangerous substances, inadequate systems to treat and support addicts, and other worrisome .

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