The Phillips County Community Foundation awarded their 2012-2013 Giving Tree Grants at their monthly luncheon meeting held Tuesday May 14.
The Phillips County Community Foundation awarded their 2012-2013 Giving Tree Grants at their monthly luncheon meeting held Tuesday May 14. This year's recipients include the Boys & Girls Club of Phillips County, the Humane Society of the Delta, Main Street Helena, the Marvell Civic Club, the Phillips County Library, Teach for America-Delta, Thrive, Together for Hope, UAMS East (formerly Delta AHEC) and Warfield Concerts. A total of $34,647 in grants was awarded. PCCF's next grant period will begin January 2014 and will accept applications through Feb. 15. All non-profits are encouraged to apply. Online application can be made by going to the website arcf.org and following the “grant” instructions. The Arkansas Community Foundations SIMS grant cycle begins taking application June 1 and runs through Oct. 1. This is a science project grant for all middle school science teachers to have the opportunity to fund a special project in each of their classes. The grant is open to all public middle school science teachers within Phillips County. All applications are accepted online at arcf.org.