To provide general operating support to Arkansas organizations that are critical to the equity infrastructure in Arkansas.
To increase the Rural Community Alliance's capacity to carry out its mission in pursuit of equity in Arkansas.
To support advocacy and outreach that advances the priorities of the Arkansas state team of the Alliance for Early Success.
To support the Arkansas Black Mayors Association in the development of a strategic plan, identification of operational goals, and fundraising in support of their mission.
To support a year-long campaign to develop, test, and share tactics and strategies rooted in the voices and lived experiences of Arkansas' Marshallese residents, in partnership with Reimagine Arkansas.
To provide matching funds to the Arkansas Delivering on the Dream (AR-DOTD) Fund at ARCF, that supports direct services, advocacy, and organizing so that immigrants and refugees can fully participate in a thriving and prosperous state.
To provide immediate, flexible resources to Arkansas’ nonprofits to support ongoing needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
To leverage $1 million in funding to promote equity, advance economic and gender justice, and improve well-being for the LGTBQIA+ community in Arkansas.
To support high impact collaboration and joint funding among Arkansas’ philanthropic organizations.
To support organized convenings for state judges to engage impacted community members and explore the nature and elements of systemic bias present within the justice system.
To organize leaders and residents across the state, and build collective power that advances policy change towards a more equitable Arkansas.
To support the ARHP to engage every rural hospital in South Arkansas to create a shared vision for equity and strategies to better meet the needs of rural Arkansans.
To support the development of state level opportunities for low and middle income individuals and families to build economic well-being in Arkansas.
To build a new infrastructure of faith leaders who are prepared to engage in advocacy and moral leadership that advance the narrative of economic equity in Arkansas.
To support the growth and development of creative entrepreneurship in Central Arkansas through a collaborative Creative Economy Business Academy and Business Therapy model.
To support movement building and advocacy for LGBTQ+ equity in Arkansas.
To provide critical capital to small businesses in the Arkansas Delta and grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region.
To build the internal capacity of CNL to support and grow LatinX run businesses in Arkansas.
To support the coordination of Delta Owned, and provide critical capital to small businesses in the Arkansas Delta and grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the region.
To mobilize a broad coalition of leaders, funders, and institutions on a common mission and vision for Black communities in Arkansas.
To build the power and voice of early childhood educators, parents, and others in Arkansas’ early childhood education system to advance transformative, systemic change.
To conduct research on how COVID relief funds in Arkansas were distributed to businesses and nonprofit organizations in response to the pandemic.
To support E8’s operations and implementation of its 2022-23 work plan and strategies.
To provide additional entrepreneurial support and crowdfunded capital to small and micro businesses in Central Arkansas, specifically for businesses started and run by Latinx entrepreneurs.
To provide general operating support to expand FORGE's capacity to provide business capital to rural entrepreneurs and other underserved business owners in Arkansas.
To support an assessment of the current challenges in Arkansas’ P-12 education system and articulate opportunities for post-pandemic changes for more equitable academic outcomes.
To provide general operating support to ForwARd to carry out its mission to accelerate the innovative and equitable transformation of Arkansas' Pre-K to 12 education system.
To support the Faith Matters Network (FMN) to facilitate a statewide cohort/peer learning journey of Arkansas faith leaders committed to economic equity.
To participate in a $42 million pooled commitment of financial guarantees that will back investments in affordable housing, small business, and climate change-related projects.
To provide $1 million of a $42-million pooled commitment of financial guarantees that will back investments in affordable housing, small business, and climate change-related projects.
To establish a grant program to incentivize local churches and ministries to engage in advocacy and projects to promote economic equity.
To support the engagement of homeless or near homeless ALICE families in policy conversations on equitable access to affordable housing for all Arkansans.
To provide flexible resources to fill technical assistance and capital access gaps for businesses owned by women, people of color, and/or those who live in rural areas in Arkansas.
To provide administrative support to process grant payments as part of the Arkansas Department of Human Services (DHS) CARES Act grant program for nonprofit organizations providing COVID relief services in low wealth communities.
To support the implementation of the LatinX Entrepreneurs And Families (LEAF) Initiative in collaboration with The Conductor.
To support a youth-led narrative change and movement building strategy in Central Arkansas.