Arkansas Black Hall of Fame Foundation announces COVID-19 mini-grants foundation

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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
  • Housing
  • 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.

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