GRANTS

Grants Database

Learn more about past and current WRF grant opportunities

FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

CAPACITY FOR EQUITY GRANTS
Philanthropy is unique in its ability to be responsive to need and deploy resources quickly. For several years, the Capacity for Change/Equity Fund has increased the Foundation’s ability to be nimble and responsive through staff-approved grants deployed for time-sensitive needs. Grants are made on a rolling basis.

How to Use This Database:

The Grants Database is a tool to help you search for past and current grants in the WRF system. Use the search function on the table below to find grants by year, amount, purpose and previous grantee organizations.

wdt_ID GRANTEE YEAR AMOUNT GRANT PURPOSE PRIORITY GRANT TYPE CAUSE
1 Advancing Black Entrepreneurship, Inc 2021 $100,000 To provide general operating support to Arkansas organizations that are critical to the equity infrastructure in Arkansas. Economic Equity General operating support Black Entrepreneurship, Black business
2 Advocates For Community And Rural Education 2021 $200,000 To increase the Rural Community Alliance's capacity to carry out its mission in pursuit of equity in Arkansas. Economic and Educational Equity Capacity building
3 Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families 2021 $10,000 To support advocacy and outreach that advances the priorities of the Arkansas state team of the Alliance for Early Success. Educational Equity Programming Adovcacy and outreach
4 Arkansas Black Mayors Association 2021 $30,000 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. Equity Operations and capacity building
5 Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese, Inc 2021 $15,000 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. Social, Ethnic and Racial Equity Programming Marshallese community suport; narrative change; community voice
6 Arkansas Community Foundation 2021 $150,000 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. Social, Ethnic and Racial Equity Matching funds immigrants and refugees support; Arkansas Delivering on the Dream
7 Arkansas Community Foundation 2021 $100,000 To provide immediate, flexible resources to Arkansas’ nonprofits to support ongoing needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. Equity Immediate relief funds Covid-19 pandemic relief
8 Arkansas Community Foundation 2021 $200,000 To leverage $1 million in funding to promote equity, advance economic and gender justice, and improve well-being for the LGTBQIA+ community in Arkansas. Economic and Social Equity Programming LGTBQIA+ community
9 Arkansas Impact Philanthropy 2021 $100,000 To support high impact collaboration and joint funding among Arkansas’ philanthropic organizations. Equity Programming Arkansas Philanthropy
10 Arkansas Judicial Council, Inc. 2021 $20,000 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. Social, Ethnic and Racial Equity Programming Justice System
GRANTEE YEAR AMOUNT GRANT PURPOSE PRIORITY GRANT TYPE CAUSE