LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – The Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation (ABHOF), in partnership with the Arkansas Department of Health – Office of Health Equity (ADH), announced the launch of the ABHOF Foundation COVID-19 Relief Initiative. Under this new initiative, the ABHOF Foundation will begin accepting applications for mini-grants from organizations serving black and other underserved communities throughout Arkansas. ABHOF has committed $25,000 to the effort and is seeking to raise an additional $25,000 in private funds during the month of May. These funds would provide additional mini-grants to organizations through the second round of awards.
The Foundation’s initiative will provide mini-grants, up to $1,000, to Arkansas-based organizations serving minority communities and working to address COVID-19 related issues in the following ways:
- Food insecurity
- Household finance relief
- Physical and mental health care
- Education of children and families
Qualified groups and organizations may apply for these grants by visiting arblackhalloffame.org.