Arvest Foundation awards $360,000 to Little Rock area organizations

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The Arvest Foundation awarded grants totaling $360,000 to 26 organizations in the Little Rock area in 2022. These organizations received foundation grants because of their work to better their communities.

The Arvest Foundation seeks to provide funding to grantees who are actively working to create positive change for others. Major areas of focus include: K-12 education, economic development, and enhancing the quality of life throughout the Arvest footprint.

“Each of these organizations served their communities in an outstanding way this year,” said Ron Witherspoon, President of Arvest Bank in Central and Southwest Arkansas. “We’re proud to support them through the Arvest Foundation, and we can’t wait to see how they serve their communities in 2023.”

The list of organizations the Arvest Foundation awarded grants to is as follows:

Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts
Arkansas State Council on Economic Education
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Society, Inc.
Beyond Boundaries, Inc.
Big Dam Bridge Foundation
Boys & Girls Club of Jacksonville
Building Bridges Developmental and Community Services, Inc.
Camp Aldersgate
Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas
Downtown Little Rock Partnership
Faith Cancer Support of Cabot, Inc.
Family Resource Services of Lonoke, Inc.
Goodness Village
Little Rock Regional Chamber Foundation (Academics of Central Arkansas)
Little Rock Regional Chamber
Little Rock School District Athletic Foundation
Little Rock Technology Park
Lonoke County Safe Haven, Inc.
Museum of Discovery
Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids
Shorter College
Tendaji Community Development Corp.
Thea Foundation
University of Arkansas Little Rock Foundation
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Women’s Foundation of Arkansas