St. Francis County Community Foundation

Robin Jayroe
P. O. Box 3002
Forrest City, AR 72336

In 2001, St. Francis County Community Foundation was formed as an affiliate of Arkansas Community Foundation. Our affiliate offers opportunities for nonprofits and individuals to protect and invest their charitable dollars in the people and the causes that they care about in St. Francis County. Our mission is to engage people and connect resources that build the St. Francis County area. Contact us to learn more about how you can be a part of this important cause.

Local Board Members

  • Brad Beavers,chair
  • Debbie Capps
  • Catherine Coleman
  • Jan Haven
  • Drew Higginbothum
  • Maureen McCollum
  • Dale Morris
  • Abbie Robinson
  • Dwight Rutland
  • Sandy Smith
  • Stuart Towns
  • Cedric Williams
  • Sharon Wilson
  • Youth Advisory Council (YAC) advisors:   Jamie Foust and Janet Peckham

Grant Opportunities

Giving Tree Grants

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

St. Francis County Funds

  • Abbie Robinson Scholarship Fund- Scholarship to a  graduating senior at FCHS
  • American Flag Fund- Provides funding for the flag pole at Mustang Arena
  • AR Special Olympics Area 8 Nicole Bennett Fund- Assists Area 8 Special Olympics
  • Bill Baxter Athletic Fund- Donor Advised
  • Building a Healthy Delta Fund- Assists the Health & Wellness Consortium
  • Cara McCollum Birthday Book Fund- Assists the Birthday Book Project
  • Henderson/Devazier Fund- Donor Advised
  • David Cohn "WISHES" Fund- Donor Advised
  • David Dunn Memorial Fund- Donor Advised
  • EACC Scholarship Fund- EACC Scholarship Committee
  • Elizabeth Campbell Performing Arts Fund- Donor Advised
  • Flanagin Family Fund- Donor Advised
  • Forrest City Education Student Assistance Fund- Assists with special projects within the  Forrest City School District
  • Forrest City Education Scholarship Fund- Provides a scholarship for teachers planning to return and teach at FCSD 
  • Forrest City Kiwanis Fund- Donor Advised
  • Francis McCain Charitable Fund- Donor Advised
  • Gazzola Vaccaro Fund- Assists the SFC Museum
  • Giny Blankenship Fund- EACC Nursing Scholarship
  • Jim Lindsey Fund- Donor Advised
  • Johnny & Michael Poe Fund- Donor Advised
  • Lois Nimocks Beeson Fund- Assists the Forrest City Public Library
  • Dwayne and Martha Couchman Fund- Assists the FC Care Center and the SFC Food Pantry
  • Mary Allison McCollum Fund- Donor Advised
  • Mary Loeb Fund- Donor Advised
  • Michelle Wilson Fund- Donor Advised
  • Mind The GAP Fund- Donor Advised
  • Nicole Bennett Scholarship Fund- Cosmetology Scholarship
  • Ralph Thompson Fund- Donor Advised (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)
  • Reaching Beyond the Walls Fund- Assists outreach at Salem Missionary Baptist Church
  • Rudy Beede Fund- Assists Landmark Missionary Baptist Church
  • SFC Elves Fund- Assist with the annual SFC Elves toy drive
  • SFCCF Giving Tree Fund- The Foundation's donor advised fund for grants
  • SFCCF Operating Fund- The Foundation's operating fund
  • SFCCF YAC Fund- The Foundation's donor advised Youth Grant Fund
  • SFC Food Pantry Fund- Assists the SFC Food Pantry
  • Stevie Stevens Golf Fund- Donor Advised (Golf Programs)
  • Stuart and Helen Ruth Towns Fund- Donor Advised
  • Warren and Onice Faupel Fund- Donor Advised
  • William Cohn Scholarship- Scholarship for business student  
  • Williams Sow a Seed Fund- Donor Advised

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

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Phone: (501) 372-1116
Fax: (501) 372-1166
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Suite 51110, Building 5, 11th Floor
Little Rock, AR 72202

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