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/ July 29, 2015
Our incoming board chairwoman, Carolyn Blakely, talks about how her upbringing has shaped her desire to give back to her community.

/ July 23, 2015
This fall, dozens of Arkansas students will pursue their higher education dreams with financial assistance from scholarship funds managed by the Community Foundation. Read how the vision of one individual will change the lives of many others.

/ July 17, 2015
In my last post, I shared my list of “Top Ten Grant Proposal Mistakes” (June 18, 2015). But writing about negative things always is a problem for grant writers, who tend to be “glass half full” people. How else could we stand all the rejection? So this post celebrates the Top 10 best practices for a grant writer to employ.

/ July 13, 2015
How has your life story compelled you toward philanthropy? Read about how one couple’s personal struggles ultimately led them to want to give back…

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