Grants

Arkansas Community Foundation

www.arcf.org

Founded in 1976, the Arkansas Community Foundation (ARCF) is Arkansas's only statewide community foundation, and since its inception it has been building philanthropy in Arkansas through its work with donors, nonprofits, and communities. The Foundation works locally through a network of 27 community-based affiliate offices to gain an in-depth understanding of Arkansas's towns and cities, and a statewide perspective on Arkansas's challenges and opportunities. 

Grant History

Year Issued

Year

Purpose

Amount

Amt

2017

To support the day-to-day management and implementation of the strategic plan for the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.

$415,000

2017

To increase collaboration and innovation in the Arkansas philanthropic sector through support for the emerging Arkansas Impact Philanthropy group.

$75,000

2016

To support the participation of WRF grantees in the ArkansasGives campaign as a tool to increase organizational fundraising.

$50,000

2016

To support the day-to-day management and implementation of the strategic plan for the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.

$225,000

2016

To provide local matching dollars for a $45,000 grant from the Philanthropic Preparedness, Resiliency, and Emergency Partnership (PPREP) Fund to strengthen the  capacity of the Arkansas Community Foundation (ARCF) to respond to natural disasters in the state of Arkansas.

$45,000

2015

To support the day-to-day management and implementation of the strategic plan for the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading.

$205,000

2015

To provide local matching dollars for a national Delivering on a Dream fund that supports outreach, legal services, revolving loan funds for eligible immigrants in Arkansas, assistance with applications for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) and other residence, citizenship, and support services.

 

$150,000

2015

To support the participation of WRF grantees in the ArkansasGives campaign as a tool to increase organizational fundraising.

 

$50,000

2014

To support the participation of WRF grantees in the ArkansasGives campaign as a tool to increase organizational fundraising. 

$50,000

2014

To provide local matching funds for a W.K. Kellogg Foundation (Kellogg) grant to increase access to high-quality early childhood care in Arkansas communities through provider capacity building, parent and community engagement, academic research and convening, strategic communications, and policy advocacy. 

$300,000

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