Tuesday, October 11, 2005

Arkansas Community Foundation named to inaugural standards list

: "The White County Community Foundation, an Affiliate of the Arkansas Community Foundation (ARCF), announced recently that ARCF has received certification for having organizational and financial practices in accordance with the Council on Foundationsâ National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations. There are almost 700 community foundations in the U.S. and only 61 were certified as meeting Council standards in the inaugural list.

“Adopting and adhering to high standards is one way we demonstrate our ongoing commitment to maintaining the trust of our donors and the communities we serve,” said Pat Lile, president and CEO of ARCF. “Our staff and statewide Board of Directors have worked for more than three years to complete an extensive review process and become one of the first foundations in the nation certified by the Council.”"

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