$200,000.00

Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science, Inc. - Little Rock, AR

AAIMS Advanced Placement Incentive Program

To support the development and provision of high-quality advanced placement Math and Science programs in high-need Arkansas high schools.

$75,000.00

Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, Inc. - Little Rock, AR

Promoting the Developement and Adoption of Public Policies to Reduce Poverty and 'Move the Needle' for Arkansas Vulnerable Populations

To support AACF's ongoing work focused on the adoption of public policies, through the newly created Arkansas Legislative Taskforce

on Poverty Reduction and Promoting Economic Opportunity and other emerging public policy opportunities, to improve the economic well being of low-income families.

$110,000.00

Arkansas Baptist College - Little Rock, AR

Marginalized Males Workforce and Education Consortium

To support the development of a campus-based, male-focused recruitment and retention program, and build a framework for a state-level 'best practices' learning community specific to the issue of marginalized males and higher education.

$100,000.00

Arkansas Coalition for Excellence
- Little Rock, AR

Strengthening Nonprofit Excellence in Arkansas

To build capacity of Arkansas's nonprofit sector and assist organizations in accessing federal funds available through the

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) 2009.

$100,000.00

Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation - Little Rock, AR

Accelerate Arkansas: A Strategic Partnership in Arkansas

To support Accelerate Arkansas's work to foster economic growth, increase per capita income, and reduce poverty in Arkansas.

$90,000.00

Arkansas Humanities Council
- Little Rock, AR

Humanities Education Minigrant Program

To support AHC's Education Minigrant Program, which provides resources for imaginative, content-based K-12 projects.

$55,032.00

Arkansas Public Policy Panel
- Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Public Policy Panel AmeriCorps VISTA Project

To support APPP’s AmeriCorps VISTA project, which will provide Arkansas nonprofits working on poverty-related issues with VISTA volunteers.

$84,168.00

Arkansas State University Mountain Home
- Mountain Home, AR

Reducing Poverty in North Central Arkansas

To support a consortium of local community entities led by Arkansas State University Mountain Home in the creation of a strategic plan for reducing poverty in Baxter, Fulton, Izard, Marion, Searcy, and Stone counties.

$75,000.00

Better Community Developers, Inc.
- Little Rock, AR

General Programmatic Core Support

To support the development of BCD’s

organizational capacity to identify and develop appropriate low-income housing opportunities focused in midtown Little Rock.

$50,000.00

Catholic Diocese of Little Rock
- Springdale, AR

General Programmatic Core Support

To support Catholic Charities Immigration Services - Springdale, which provides low-cost immigration counseling and support to families and individuals who are eligible for immigration benefits but cannot afford private assistance.

$75,000.00

Financing Ozarks Rural Growth and Economy - Huntsville, AR

General Programmatic Core Support

To support the development of FORGE’s operations and resource development capacity, and improve efficiency of their Northwest Arkansas Small Business Lending Program.

$125,000.00

Houseaboutit, Inc. - North Little Rock, AR

Small Cities Economic Empowerment Project

To support the implementation of targeted community and economic development plans for rural communities across the Arkansas Delta.

$100,000.00

Just Communities of Arkansas
- Little Rock, AR

General Programmatic Core Support

To support JCA in their mission to build stronger communities, facilitate inter-group understanding, enhance workplace diversity, and train the next generation through programs for adults and youth.

$175,000.00

Local Initiatives Support Corporation
- New York, NY

Delta Sustainable Community Initiative - Arkansas Project

To support LISC’s Delta Sustainable Community Initiative, in Lee, St. Francis, Phillips, and Mississippi counties.

$70,000.00

Ouachita Technical College Foundation
- Malvern, AR

Center for Working Families: Strengthening Support Services at Arkansas Community Colleges

To implement the Center for Working Families financial literacy and support model for low-income students and their families.

$150,000.00

Philander Smith College - Little Rock, AR

Marginalized Males Workforce and Education Consortium

To support the development of a campus-based, male-focused recruitment and

retention program, and build a framework for a state level 'best practices' learning community specific to the issue of marginalized males and higher education.

$70,000.00

Pulaski Technical College Foundation, Inc.
- North Little Rock, AR

Center for Working Families: Strengthening Support Services at Arkansas Community Colleges

To implement the Center for Working Families financial literacy and support model for low-income students and their families.

$35,000.00

Southeast Arkansas College - Pine Bluff, AR

Center for Working Families: Strengthening Support Services at Arkansas Community Colleges

To implement the Center for Working Families financial literacy and support model for low-income students and their families.

$125,000.00

Southern Good Faith Fund - Little Rock, AR

Maximizing the Impact of the Earned Income Tax Credit for Low-Income Arkansans through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Sites

To support SGFF’s education and advocacy work focused on the implementation of a state-level Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and support the launch of three pilot Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites as models for more efficient and effective VITA site implementation.

$100,000.00

Southwest Arkansas Planning and Development District - Magnolia, AR

Disconnected Youth: Strengthening Workforce Support Services

To support efforts in Southwest Arkansas to connect youth who are at risk of dropping out of school to education and workforce services.

$135,000.00

The STAND Foundation, Inc.
- North Little Rock, AR

Marginalized Males Workforce and Education Consortium

To support the development of leadership and civic engagement training programs for marginalized males in partnership with state institutions of higher education.

$150,000.00

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
- Little Rock, AR

Marginalized Males Workforce and Education Consortium

To support the development of a campus-based, male-focused recruitment and retention program, and build a framework for a state-level 'best practices' learning community specific to the issue of marginalized males and higher education.

$125,000.00

University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton - Morrilton, AR

Conway County School Counts! Initiative

To support the Conway County School Counts! Initiative, which is focused on increasing high school graduation, college-going, and college graduation rates for Conway County K-12 students.

$100,000.00

Youth Strategies - Springdale, AR

Disconnected Youth: Strengthening Workforce Support Services

To support efforts in Northwest Arkansas to connect immigrant youth to education and workforce services.