Grant Details

SHARE Foundation

Contact
Name
Debbie Watts, Vice President of Community Impact
Phone
Address
2299 Champagnolle Rd.
El Dorado, AR 71730
Details
Programs
  • Youth Development, Youth Programs
  • Education
  • Environmental Quality, Protection, and Beautification
  • Health
  • Employment, Economic Development, Job Related and Business Grants
  • Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
  • Community Improvement, Capacity Building
States
  • Arkansas
Counties
  • Union
Maximum Grant Amount
not specified
Deadline
October 15, 2024
Description

The SHARE Foundation accepts grant applications annually. The mission of SHARE Foundation is to identify, develop and foster programs and services that further the health and well-being of the people of the community and surrounding areas.

Focus Areas
Health
  • Increased mental health treatment availability / awareness / reduction of stigma
  • Early substance use/misuse prevention training
  • Increased refusal skills built
  • Decreased usage

Economy
  • Industry partners are invested in job shadowing, internships, and training for teens, young adults and those in re-entry
  • Decreased unemployment rates
  • Improved job readiness skills
  • Increase affordable child care availability (more child care facilities accept vouchers)
  • Educate the community on poverty prevention and barriers to success

Education
  • Community is educated on the importance of adult education
  • Increased GED enrollment
  • Increased adult literacy enrollment
  • Increased career and technical education enrollment at South Arkansas Community College
  • Increased mentor and tutoring programs for youth
  • Increased number of male mentors
  • Increased number of mentees
  • Improved school / campus safety (also include for younger children body safety, safe touch)
  • Improved school attendance 

Social and Community
  • Increased and improved access to parenting and / or life skills training
  • Safe activities in out-of-school time to keep youth and teens off the streets
  • Inclusion

Neighborhood
  • Neighborhood “Watches” in all Wards of every city
  • Reduced crime
  • Reduced littering
  • Improved police connections with community
  • Increased number of affordable activities for families to come together, not divide them on political, racial, or socioeconomic grounds
  • Increased parks usage and ownership by neighborhoods


The Foundation makes grants for operations, projects/programs, and capital.

Grants will be awarded to qualifying organizations which are:
  • Public (governmental) agencies or tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code;
  • Located in or have evidence based programs operating within Union County; or have evidence based programs that would have a direct impact on Union County

Deadline
The application deadline is October 15, annually.

Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 12/24/2023

Application Link
Go directly to guidelines and application

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