Synergy Forum accepting applications for spring grants

Synergy Forum Inc., announces the opening of its 2013 spring grant application cycle.

Starting immediately, Synergy will be accepting applications until April 5. Guidelines and applications may be obtained by e-mail at or by calling grant chairman, Ginger Casteel at 501-590-5787.

Synergy Forum Inc., grants are awarded to non-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations within Pine Bluff/Jefferson County for the areas of art, education and social services. Grant applications are accepted and grants are awarded twice a year, in the spring (April) and fall (October).

The Synergy Forum Inc., grant program is funded by an organization of women founded in 1985. Synergy Forum Inc., is a dedicated, but not a large organization. Funds available are limited, and most grants awarded are small as compared to those awarded by most foundations’ grant programs. In 2012, Synergy awarded grants totaling approximately $20,000 to 13 organizations within Jefferson County.

Membership in Synergy Forum Inc., is open to women interested in the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County area. Contact Synergy Forum Inc., president, Lisa Kosmitis, at 870-534-7646 for information about joining Synergy Forum Inc.