Arkansas Community Foundation partners with Arkansans to improve our communities. Whether we’re working with generous individuals, nonprofit organizations or charitably inclined businesses, our primary goal is to build a better Arkansas for all who live here.
In a nutshell, Arkansas Community Foundation is committed to improving communities through:
Knowledge about local community needs.
Pooled giving opportunities.
Data personalized to your community.
Partnerships that increase impact.
Support from Foundation staff.
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Giving Tree Grants
Giving Tree Endowments pool gifts from multiple donors to meet current and future needs. Aspire Arkansas data leads to focused grant decisions and giving stories embody our impact. Combined, these tools inspire generosity with a purpose.
Aspire Arkansas, a statistical report sponsored by Arkansas Community Foundation, is a key tool for sharing knowledge. The report provides online, county-by-county, downloadable data on indicators for education, health, families and community. You can find county fact sheets, historical data and PDFs of individual data maps. This updated data can be of use when you are searching for information on issues important to Arkansas communities.
ENGAGE Magazine takes a deep dive into issues such as economic development, early childhood education, needs of aging Arkansans, homelessness, healthcare and community activism. The magazine examines the people and organizations working to make positive changes on issues explored in Aspire Arkansas.
After you take a look at community needs through Aspire Arkansas and ENGAGE, the Community Foundation makes it easy to learn more with our Arkansas Nonprofit Directory. Providing detailed profiles of Arkansas nonprofits through a targeted link powered through GuideStar by Candid, there you can get information on the local charities you care about and become familiar with new organizations that may interest you.