OVERVIEW: The Conway County Community Foundation supports education, literacy, and human services in Conway County, Arkansas.
FUNDING AREAS: Education, literacy, human services
IP TAKE: Get familiar with the Conway County Legal Beverage Association because this is how this local community affiliate awards its grants.
PROFILE: Established in 1999, the Conway County Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Arkansas Community Foundation (ACF), which is based in Little Rock, Arkansas. ACF affiliate foundations help connect nonprofits, corporations, families, and individuals with charitable needs and interests in local communities. The funder aims to “engage people, connect resources, inspire solutions, and help Conway County to continue to be the kind of place where our children will want to raise their children.” It funds local education, literacy, and human services efforts.
The Conway County Community Foundation awards grants through the its Conway County Legal Beverage Association program. Public schools, libraries, and local government agencies commonly receive these grants. The funder supports projects that affect a large number of people and that are already receiving support from other sources.
Grants range between about $1,000 and $25,000. Recently, the funder has made about $49,000 available for grants annually. Learn more about this funder’s local giving on the ACF recent grants page. Read about recent grants on the funder’s news page and Facebook page. Grantmaking focuses exclusively on Conway County, Arkansas.
This foundation accepts grant applications from nonprofits. Grantseekers will find the application form linked on the funder’s website. The application deadline is May 1, and the funder requires applications to be sent in by mail or hand-delivered. Direct general questions to the foundation’s executive director, John Gibson, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 501-977-3743.
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