First Horizon Foundation awards grants to 15 Arkansas nonprofits

by Paul Gatling ([email protected]) 125 views 

First Horizon Foundation, the private charitable foundation of Memphis, Tenn.-based bank holding company First Horizon Corp., announced Wednesday (Sept. 29) the first 15 grant recipients of its “Better Together” grant campaign.

The recipients include:

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS

  • WelcomeHealth
  • TriCycle Farms
  • Helen R. Walton Children’s Enrichment Center
  • TheatreSquared
  • Scott Family Amazeum

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS

  • American Red Cross of Northeast Arkansas
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
  • Hope Found NEA
  • Legal Aid of Arkansas
  • The Learning Center of NEA

CENTRAL ARKANSAS

  • Boys & Girls Club of Central Arkansas
  • Camp Aldersgate
  • Girl Scouts Diamonds of Arkansas
  • Habitat for Humanity of Central Arkansas
  • Independent Case Management

Each organization will receive a grant ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.

Publicly traded First Horizon Corp. entered the Arkansas market in 2020 through the acquisition of Louisiana-based IberiaBank Corp. IberiaBank offices — there are 16 throughout Arkansas — will complete its merger conversion in February 2022.

First Horizon Corp.’s banking subsidiary, First Horizon, is one of the largest banks in the southeast, with total assets of $87.5 billion as of June 30.

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