Delta Area Community Foundation

Delta Area Community Foundation is committed to educational enhancement, addressing poverty challenges and community development for Desha and Lincoln counties. We do this by engaging people, connecting resources and inspiring solutions to build better communities.

A BIG THANK YOU to our generous donors. Because of you we have funds addressing needs in the Desha and Lincoln county area including history, arts, community development, food insecurity, early childhood literacy, scholarships and other charitable causes.

To DONATE to a fund, follow this link to view a complete list of our Delta Area funds and endowments.

Our Giving Tree grant cycle is July 10 through Aug. 15 and our scholarships cycle is Feb. 1 through March 15.

Local Giving Tree Grants Support Nonprofits Working in and for Delta Area

The most recent Delta Area Giving Tree grants include:

Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund
Boys & Girls Club of McGehee
Desha County Museum
Dumas Ballers Inc
Dumas Food Pantry
Johnny Polite Jr Memorial Foundation
Lend-A-Hand of Lincoln County
Mainline Health Systems, Inc.
Marillac Community Heath Centers D/B/A DePaul Community Health Centers
Phoenix Youth and Family Services, Inc.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Arkansas
Salvation Army
Star City Public Schools

Board Members

Chris Allen

Carolyne Blissett


Spencer Chastain

Lura Cooper

Vice Chair

Brian Gilbert

Elaine Hargrave

Rachel Pointer

Calvin Puryear


Cortez Smith

Roberta Thomas