Arkansas Community Foundation Names Lindsey Simmons as New Planned Giving Director
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (August 7, 2018) – Arkansas Community Foundation recently announced that Lindsey Simmons has been promoted to Planned Giving Director. The Community Foundation offers tools to help Arkansans protect, grow and direct their charitable dollars as they learn more about community needs.

Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation Announces $49,900 in Grants to Support Arkansas Communities
Little Rock, Ark. (May 25, 2018) – The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation (ABHOF) announced nearly $50,000 in grants to projects benefitting minority and under-served communities in a ceremony at the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center on May 24. The grants, administered by Arkansas Community Foundation, will support projects focused on education, health and wellness and youth development in Arka...

Arkansas Community Foundation Launches
Little Rock, Ark. (May 23, 2018) – Arkansas Community Foundation has launched, an expanded online version of the Aspire Arkansas report with accessible, county-by-county data on education, healthcare, families and communities to help individuals, organizations and communities make better decisions through better data access.

Grants Available for Projects Benefiting Children and Families in the 26-County Delta Region
LITTLE ROCK, ARK. (May 18, 2018) –Arkansas Community Foundation is currently accepting grant proposals for projects that improve the social and economic conditions for children and families in the 26-county Arkansas Delta region. Nonprofit and charitable organizations located in one of these counties can apply for grants through the Arkansas Delta Endowment for Building Community through June 15....

Duvall Family Announces New Initiative to Support the work of Historically Black Colleges & Universities
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (April 24, 2018) – C.J. Duvall, Jr. and Karen Duvall of Little Rock recently announced $625,000 in gifts that will continue the work of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs) in the state of Arkansas. These gifts will be made through their endowments managed by Arkansas Community Foundation.

$163k in Grants Awarded to Seven Summer Learning Programs to Fight Summer Learning Loss and Improve Reading Scores
Little Rock, Ark. (April 1, 2018) – Seven summer learning programs were recently selected to receive a total of $163,550 in grants from Arkansas Community Foundation’s Summer Learning Initiative. These programs will benefit children in early elementary school by helping them retain what they learned during the school year and improve their ability to read.

Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation Grants Available for Arkansas Nonprofits
The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation aims to provide an environment in which a future generation of African American achievers with Arkansas roots will thrive and succeed. The Foundation honors the contributions of African Americans through its annual Black Hall of Fame induction ceremony, and awards grants to support charitable endeavors in black and other under-served communities throughou...

Lauren Morris Joins Arkansas Community Foundation As Affiliate Program Director
L auren Morris of Little Rock recently joined Arkansas Community Foundation as Affiliate Program Director. The Community Foundation offers tools to help Arkansans protect, grow and direct their charitable dollars as they learn more about community needs.

Preventing Chronic School Absence Important to Student Success
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Nov. 14, 2017) – The Make Every Day Count minigrant program, a joint initiative from Arkansas Community Foundation and the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (AR-GLR), recently invited schools to share plans for preventing chronic school absence to help ensure student success in grade-level reading.

Grants available for summer learning programs for pre-K – grade 3: First-round applications due Nov. 17
Summer Learning Initiative grants are intended to support and extend the efforts of the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, which has identified summer learning as one of five key strategies to help Arkansas kids improve their literacy skills by Grade 3. Currently, only 21 percent of Arkansas students have access to quality summer learning programs.

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