Grants Available for Charitable Programs in Twin Lakes area
Twin Lakes Community Foundation Accepting Online Grant Applications Jan. 10 – Feb. 15
Mountain Home, Ark. (January 5, 2018) – Nonprofits in Baxter, Marion, Fulton, and Izard counties can go to arcf.org/givingtree beginning January 10 to apply online for Giving Tree Grants through Twin Lakes Community Foundation. Applications must be submitted online by February 15.
“These grants generally range from $500 to $2,000,” said Gwen Khayat, local Executive Director. These grants are available for a wide variety of charitable causes, including, education, health care, hunger relief, and more. Since 2002,Twin Lakes Community Foundation has awarded more than $258,000 in local Giving Tree Grants.
Nonprofits can visit arcf.org/givingtree to view Giving Tree grant submission guidelines and begin the application process.
Any IRS 501(c)(3) public charity, public school, government agency or hospital in Baxter, Marion, Fulton, and Izard counties is eligible to apply. Other applicants may be considered if the project has a clear charitable purpose for the public benefit. Grants are not made to individuals. Applications will be reviewed by a grantmaking committee from Twin Lakes Community Foundation.
“Through local Giving Tree grants, our state’s nonprofit organizations find support as they implement great ideas to improve their communities,” said Heather Larkin, president and CEO of the Community Foundation. “Giving Tree grants are selected by local people in each of our affiliate areas and awarded to local organizations.”
Funding for the Giving Tree program comes from hundreds of Arkansas donors who support the work of the Community Foundation. For more information about our Giving Tree Society, visit arcf.org/localgiving.
Arkansas Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization that fosters smart giving to improve communities. The Community Foundation offers tools to help Arkansans protect, grow and direct their charitable dollars as they learn more about community needs. By making grants and sharing knowledge, the Community Foundation supports charitable programs that work for Arkansas and partners to create new initiatives that address the gaps. Since 1976, the Community Foundation has provided more than $179 million in grants and partnered with thousands of Arkansans to help them improve our neighborhoods, our towns and our entire state. Contributions to the Community Foundation, its funds and any of its 28 affiliates are fully tax deductible.