Foundation warning organizations of grant deadline - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

Foundation warning organizations of grant deadline

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, AR (KAIT) -

The Mississippi County Community Foundation is taking applications for their annual Giving Tree Grant.

Non-profit organizations that serve Mississippi County can fill out an application found on their website.

The grants will be awarded on a first-come first-serve basis to 15 organizations ranging from $500 to $2,500.  

Executive Director for the foundation Nickie Bell said the deadline is approaching.

“We are basically just looking for good works,” Bell said. “The application process ends February 15.”

Bell said to be considered for the grant, organizations must meet the deadline date.

“A local board will then go through the applications to make the final decisions,” Bell said.

Bell said if anyone misses this opportunity there are other grants available throughout the year. 

Copyright 2016 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Region 8 News App - Install or update on your: iPhone | Android

  • Region 8 News</span><a class="customMoreLink" href="/Global/category.asp?C=4391" target="_top">More >></a>Region 8 NewsMore>>

  • KAIT, Talk Business & Politics to host Governor’s debate

    KAIT, Talk Business & Politics to host Governor’s debate

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:22:57 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:29:29 GMT
    (Source: Talk Business & Politics)(Source: Talk Business & Politics)
    (Source: Talk Business & Politics)(Source: Talk Business & Politics)

    KAIT and Talk Business & Politics will host a gubernatorial debate on Sept. 10 that will feature Democratic nominee Jared Henderson and Libertarian nominee Mark West. Gov. Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark., was invited to participate in the debate, but declined the invitation.

    KAIT and Talk Business & Politics will host a gubernatorial debate on Sept. 10 that will feature Democratic nominee Jared Henderson and Libertarian nominee Mark West. Gov. Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark., was invited to participate in the debate, but declined the invitation.

  • Diabetic woman turns to Craigslist for costly insulin

    Diabetic woman turns to Craigslist for costly insulin

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:05:46 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:22:36 GMT
    Currently, insulin does not have a generic brand.  (Source: AP Graphics Bank)Currently, insulin does not have a generic brand. (Source: AP Graphics Bank)
    Currently, insulin does not have a generic brand.  (Source: AP Graphics Bank)Currently, insulin does not have a generic brand. (Source: AP Graphics Bank)

    Insulin prices have tripled in recent years, forcing families to make drastic choices in order to get the lifesaving medicine.

    Insulin prices have tripled in recent years, forcing families to make drastic choices in order to get the lifesaving medicine.

  • Aerospace firm announces $50M expansion at Arkansas site

    Aerospace firm announces $50M expansion at Arkansas site

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:53:31 GMT
    AR-22 engine builty by Aerojet Rocketdyne during hot-fire testing at NASA Stennis. (Source: Aerojet Rocketdyne)AR-22 engine builty by Aerojet Rocketdyne during hot-fire testing at NASA Stennis. (Source: Aerojet Rocketdyne)
    AR-22 engine builty by Aerojet Rocketdyne during hot-fire testing at NASA Stennis. (Source: Aerojet Rocketdyne)AR-22 engine builty by Aerojet Rocketdyne during hot-fire testing at NASA Stennis. (Source: Aerojet Rocketdyne)

    An aerospace manufacturer has announced a $50 million expansion of its south Arkansas facility, a move that will add 140 new jobs to the site over the next three years.

    An aerospace manufacturer has announced a $50 million expansion of its south Arkansas facility, a move that will add 140 new jobs to the site over the next three years.

Powered by Frankly