To provide a consortium of nine rural school districts serving 3,668 students in grade 8-12 with career awareness, career exploration, career preparation and career experiences for postsecondary success
Bentonville Child Care and Development Center, Inc. d/b/a Helen R. Walton Children's Center
To support families from a wide range of economic backgrounds through the Sliding Scale Tuition Program and to invest in educators through an adjusted pay scale to assist with employee retention and recruitment
To pilot a digital internship management program with district and charter schools in NWA to increase the number of K-12 students with work-based learning experiences and to build interest in startups and small businesses
Center for Sustainable Agricultural Excellence & Conservation Inc.
To support a workforce program designed to assist small farmers in gaining skills and knowledge to fight the impacts of climate change, and programming to support women recently released from prison with skills to become gainfully employed
City of Bentonville
To assist with two streambank issues on Little Sugar Creek
To build staff capacity, resource programming and support renovations of an entrepreneurial hub to be made available to residents of Coahoma County that teaches them how to build personal, community and generational assets, in an area that is underserved and traditionally lacks access to capital
Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation dba Neighborworks America
To support nonprofit leaders from NWA to participate in NeighborWorks' Achieving Excellence Program national cohort and to pilot the Communities of Excellence leadership program for 15 mid-level nonprofit leaders in the region
Northwest Arkansas Community College Foundation, Inc.
To provide support for Brightwater: A Center for the Study of Food