Support for grantee to produce a pilot Northwest Arkansas Shakespeare Festival in 2018
To support grantee's initiative to create jobs and to launch an arts-driven, community-inclusive revitalization project in downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi.
Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce
General operations and support for a 10-seat expansion of the community-based youth leadership and development program
Coahoma County School District
To support grantee's initiative to implement Reading Roadmap, a comprehensive learning model designed by the Kansas Department of Education that has shown to improve academic outcomes in schools throughout Kansas, focusing primarily on rural-based schools.
Community Development Corporation of Bentonville Bella Vista
Designs for four auxiliary dwelling unit (ADUs) prototypes for creative workforce housing.
Support for grantee to implement a three-phase after school program that will provide academic remediation and culturally rich experiences aimed at serving at-risk high school students in Coahoma County, MS
Community Venture Foundation
To support grantee's initiatives to build the entrepreneurial community in Northwest Arkansas
Support for grantee's core operating expenses and its initiatives to: 1) expand its ability to offer the community both experiences and events, with the intention to broaden reach and increase the diversity of participants; 2) engage community partnerships/memberships with local business and nonprofit organizations; 3) provide a higher level of support and structure for downtown businesses through social media workshops, small group meetings, and 1-on-1 business support as needed; and 4) explore more opportunities to partner with local corporations in executing their recruitment and retention programs.