Forty Years, Forty Leaders, For Arkansas

We invest in leadership. Check out the Foundation's new annual report that recognizes forty leaders who continue to demonstrate their commitment to improving the lives of all Arkansans.

Wer We invest in vision. With bold, strategic, and sustained action over the next five years, we have the opportunity to move the needle to prosperity in  Arkansas. Become a part of Moving the Needle. - See more at: http://wrf.hq.bluetubeinc.com/#sthash.UJmtvT8n.dpuf
We invest in vision. With bold, strategic, and sustained action over the next five years, we have the opportunity to move the needle to prosperity in  Arkansas. Become a part of Moving the Needle. - See more at: http://wrf.hq.bluetubeinc.com/#sthash.UJmtvT8n.dpuf

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Commit to Action

We invest in vision. With bold, strategic, and sustained action over the next five years, we have the opportunity to move the needle to prosperity in  Arkansas. Become a part of Moving the Needle.

Support for Newcomers

We invest in the futures of Immigrants in Arkansas. Check out the three-volume report A Profile of Immigrants to learn about key demographic trends and the economic impact of immigrant and Marshallese families in Arkansas.

ForwARd: Partnership for Arkansas Education

We invest in strong public schools. Click to learn more about our partnership with the Walton Family Foundation and the Arkansas Department of Education to develop a comprehensive plan for public education in Arkansas.

Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

We invest in Early Literacy. The goal of the Arkansas Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is that by 2020, all Arkansas children will read at grade level by the end of third grade. Take the AR-GLR pledge today !

Forty Years, Forty Leaders, For Arkansas

We invest in leadership. Check out the Foundation's new annual report that recognizes forty leaders who continue to demonstrate their commitment to improving the lives of all Arkansans.

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Four Bold Goals for Arkansas

Increase Prosperity

Reduce the number or Arkansas families living below 200% of the federal poverty line. 

Increase Educational Attainment

Increase high school, career education, and college graduation rates in the state. 

Strengthen Communities

Increase educational attainment and economic mobility in select communities in Arkansas. 

Build the Nonprofit Infrastructure

Show that strategic support and good grantmaking practices can help nonprofits achieve our Moving the Needle goals and their missions.

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