The Links Foundation announces 2012 grants program

The Links Foundation Inc., has launched its 2012 Grants-in-Aid process. The new strategic direction and focus of the Grants-in-Aid program includes broader brand recognition, geographical balance, programmatic alignment and strategic investments.

The goal is to fund transformational programs that impact lives and change communities. The foundation is excited to share the new strategic direction of the Grants-in-Aid program and has developed a PowerPoint presentation highlighting this year’s process.

Not-for-profit organizations that are making a difference in communities and impacting lives are encouraged to apply for the grant funds. The online application is accessible from the national website and is due by April 30. An informational webinar for applicants will be hosted on at 5 p.m. Thursday. Applicants may use one of the following links to register for the webinar: from a personal computer:

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For more information on the 2012 Grants-in-Aid process, contact Teree Caldwell-Johnson, director of philanthropy at

The Pine Bluff chapter was chartered in 1969 and serves the Pine Bluff community through its programs and activities in Health and Human Services, the Arts, National Trends and Services, Services to Youth, and International Trends and Services. Eva McGee is president of the Pine Bluff chapter.