The Arvest Foundation has funded grants totaling $79,000 to 16 Siloam Springs and Benton County-based organizations over the spring and summer. A full list of recipient organizations can be found below.
“At Arvest, our goal is to help build strong communities,” said Tammy Engle, president for Arvest Bank in Siloam Springs. “Through the Arvest Foundation, we are able to provide critical resources to many organizations that are working hard to provide support and assistance to families and individuals in Siloam Springs and the surrounding area. Our hope is that these donations represent Arvest’s continuous commitment to the communities that we serve.”
The primary purpose of the Arvest Foundation is to support local organizations doing outstanding work to improve the quality of life in the communities it serves. Through its grant program, the Arvest Foundation helps worthwhile charitable activities in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma.
Grants are based on recommendations from local Arvest leadership and the use of these grants varies depending on the organizations need.
Recent recipients are:
- Ability Tree
- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Siloam Springs
- Boy Scouts of America Westarkw
- Boys & Girls Club of Western Benton County
- Bright Futures
- Genesis House
- Gentry Food Pantry
- Gentry School District
- Illinois River Watershed Partnership
- Kind at Heart Ministries
- Main Street Siloam Springs
- Manna Center
- Northwest Arkansas Food Bank
- Sheep Dog Impact Assistance
- Siloam Springs High School Softball
- Siloam Springs School District