Arkansas Grants and Foundations

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Date Published: February 23, 2021

Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation

The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation makes annual grants through a fund at Arkansas Community Foundation. Grants are designated to support programs that address challenges and opportunities in the African–American community and in other underserved communities throughout Arkansas. The Foundation grants are targeted to projects in the areas of Education, Health & Wellness, Youth Development, Small Business Development, Economic Development….

Arkansas Community Foundation

In its first 33 years, Arkansas Community Foundation made more than $70 million in grants to nonprofit organizations, schools and government agencies throughout the state.

Assisi Foundation of Memphis

The Assisi Foundation of Memphis, Inc. (The Foundation) supports innovative and established programs that address the needs of Mid–South residents in the categories of: Healthcare and Human Services, Education and Literacy, Social Justice/Ethics, Cultural Enrichment and the Arts. The Foundation considers grant applications from nonprofit organizations that provide services in the Greater Memphis area: Shelby, Fayette, and Tipton Counties in Tennessee…

Bill and Sharon Arnold Family Foundation

The Bill and Sharon Arnold Family Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax–exempt organization, firmly believes in the promise that arts and education can transform lives. Founded in honor of Bill and Sharon Arnold, educators who retired after teaching for 40+ years in public school settings, the foundation seeks to support arts and educational initiatives in Arkansas with a particular interest in the Delta region of Eastern Arkansas.

Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas

The Foundation anticipates awarding approximately $1 million in grants annually to non–profit or governmental organizations and programs that positively affect the health of Arkansans. Particular emphasis will be given to projects affecting health–care delivery, health–care policy and health–care economics.

BOKF Foundation - AR, AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX

Making a community stronger begins with clearly understanding its needs. That’s why we have developed meaningful relationships with more than 800 nonprofit partners in the eight states we serve. The Foundation makes contributions to programs that enhance quality of life and economic well being in the communities where BOK Financial operates and where our employees work and live in Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Similar t…

Brookshire Grocery Co. - AR, MS, LA, TX

Brookshire Grocery Co. contributes to many nonprofit, non–political organizations. Normally, 800–plus charities receive donations each year. The company™s philanthropic efforts focus on feeding and otherwise caring for the needy, children™s issues and law enforcement. Brookshire Grocery Co.™s Community Connections activities include assisting Habitat for Humanity, the East Texas Food Bank, United Way Day of Caring, Speci…

Care Foundation

The Care Foundation serves as a supporting organization to Northwest Arkansas Community Foundation and makes strategic investments in the areas of education, health, immigration, and capacity building for nonprofits. Care does not accept unsolicited grant proposals, but instead selects a few needs/concerns in which it can make substantial differences and enters into multi–year partnerships with grantees.

Carl B. & Florence E. King Foundation

The King Foundation distributes grants only to entities that serve residents of Arkansas and Texas. Within Texas, the Foundation is principally interested in the Dallas–Fort Worth area and West Texas. Within Arkansas, the foundation focuses on the southern and eastern portions of the state. The Foundation awards grants in the following areas: Aging Population, Arts, Culture and History, Children and Youth, Education, Economic Independence and Homeles…

Carroll County Community Foundation

The Carroll County Community Foundation makes grants to help improve the quality of life in our community. In just the last seven years, Carroll County Community Foundation has helped individuals and organization establish 30 permanent endowment funds with assets totaling more than a $1.4 million, and we are creating new funds on a regular basis.

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation

Founded in 1954, the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation seeks to honor the memory of its benefactor, for whom it is named, by filling unmet needs and attempting to gain an immediate, transformational impact in four principal areas of interest: 1. Meeting the greatest needs of communities in Arkansas, Nevada and Oklahoma, primarily through improved facilities for their outstanding local nonprofit organizations; 2. Accelerating the fight against atherosclerosis a…

Foundation for the Mid South

The Foundation for the Mid South is a regional development foundation that brings people together, strengthens communities, and multiplies resources. By working with people with a wide range of resources, skills, and talents, the Foundation for the Mid South strives to nurture families and children, improve schools, and build the economy for all people in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.


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H. W. Durham Foundation

The Durham Foundation makes grants to serve older people primarily in Memphis, Tennessee and the Mid–South (West Tennessee, Northeast Arkansas and Northwest Mississippi). However, projects of national significance which could be replicated in this area will be considered.

J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation

The purposes of the Foundation are to aid Christian religious organizations, charitable organizations, institutions of higher learning, hospitals and other organizations of a general charitable nature. The Foundation has a geographical area of giving which includes only the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Kerr Foundation

The Kerr Foundation supports 501(c)3 organizations, programs and institutions that provide new or enhanced opportunity to those within the granting areas, particularly the young. We believe that this is best accomplished in the areas of education, health, cultural development and community service. While preference is given to Oklahoma organizations and institutions, we recognize that such located outside the state and region can also have a beneficial imp…

Klein Family Foundation - CA, AR, CO

The Lloyd E. and Elisabeth H. Klein Family Foundation was established in 1983 in Orange County, California. Our founders, Lloyd and Elisabeth Klein, envisioned a foundation that would give to organizations that support Christianity, youth, and their families, with the goal of providing safe, healthy, supportive environments that prepare children to succeed in life. A strong nurturing family and high quality education are the keys to opportunity and persona…

Northwest Arkansas Community Foundation

The Northwest Arkansas Community Foundation was founded in 1999 to serve donors and nonprofit agencies in Benton, Carroll, Madison, and Washington counties.

Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation

The Pine Bluff Area Community Foundation, serving Pine Bluff and the surrounding cities of Jefferson County, is an excellent vehicle for the long–term management of philanthropic funds. Our grants fall into the following categories: Arts and Humanities, Community Development, Education, Health, Human Services.

Pope County Community Foundation

The Pope County Community Foundation makes grants to help improve the quality of life in our community. The Foundation has an unrestricted grantmaking fund that allows us to assess the community’s needs and make grants to nonprofit organizations to support those needs.

Roy & Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust

The Roy & Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust was established in 1981 to support and promote quality educational, cultural, human services, and health care programming for all people. Grants are awarded to qualified charitable organizations in both Arkansas and Texas. Approximately 65% of the Trust’s annual distributions are made within the state of Arkansas. The remaining 35% of grants are distributed within the state of Texas. For grants made wit…

South Shore Foundation

The South Shore Foundation is a nonprofit, charitable organization working to enhance the quality of life in the South Shore – Bull Shoals – Arkansas region. In its selection of projects for funding, South Shore Foundation strives to enhance the quality of life in the service area of Northern Arkansas Telephone Company to accomplish goals of educational advancement, environmental preservation and economic development.

Southeast Arkansas Community Foundation

The Southeast Arkansas Community Foundation is building bridges within the southeast corner of the Arkansas among Ashley and Chicot Counties. The Foundation makes grants solely for charitable causes. Registered 501(c)(3) nonprofits and other not–for–profit institutions such as schools, hospitals and government agencies are eligible to receive funding from ARCF. Our grants fall into eight categories: Animal Welfare, Arts and Humanities, Communit…

Sunderland Foundation

The Sunderland Foundation makes grants annually to publicly supported charitable organizations with tax exempt status under section 501 [c] 3 of the Internal Revenue Code. The Foundation prefers to make grants for capital and special projects rather than for annual operating expenses. Grants are awarded in Western Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, Arkansas, and Western Iowa, and, to a lesser extent, in Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Utah and Montana.

Texarkana Area Community Foundation

The Texarkana Area Community Foundation works with individuals, families, organizations, and businesses to create and manage charitable endowment funds that financially support educational, cultural, and charitable causes in the community. This unique organization makes it simple and inexpensive for donors to create endowment funds that will fulfill their charitable intent.

THEA Foundation

The mission of the THEA Foundation is to advocate the importance of art in the development of our youth through educational and promotional activities and to encourage individual participation in art through scholarship, partnership, and other programs.

Twin Lakes Community Foundation

The Twin Lakes Community Foundation is a local office of Arkansas Community Foundation, covering Baxter, Fulton, Izard and Marion Counties. With an active, involved Board of Directors we are working to establish endowment funds, build assets and award grants to help meet community needs.

Wal-Mart Foundation - Arkansas & National

The Walmart Foundation strives to provide opportunities that improve the lives of individuals in our communities including our customers and associates. Through financial contributions, in–kind donations and volunteerism, the Foundation supports initiatives focused on enhancing opportunities in our four main focus areas: Education, Workforce Development / Economic Opportunity, Environmental Sustainability, Health and Wellness. The Foundation has a pa…

Walton Family Foundation

The Foundation’s commitment to addressing K–12 education reform, conservation of sensitive marine and freshwater environments, and economic development in the Delta Region of Arkansas and Mississippi is the result of constant and thorough evaluation and re–evaluation of strategic philanthropic investments that can deliver measurable, meaningful benefits.

White County Community Foundation

The White County Community Foundation is building an unrestricted grantmaking fund that allows us to assess the community’s needs and make grants to nonprofit organizations to support those needs.

Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation

The Foundation uses its resources to build and sustain strong communities by supporting and strengthening organizations that serve them. All funded projects address one or more of the following program areas: Education, Economic Development, Economic, Racial and Social Justice.

Women's Foundation of Arkansas

The mission of the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas (WFA) is to promote philanthropy among women and to help women and girls achieve their full potential. Funding is made available to human service, educational, and charitable groups in every corner of the state.