September 12th, 2008
Hot summer in a struggling economy has left more elderly and disabled customers than normal unable to pay their energy bills, nearly depleting the funds available to low-income Arkansans through Entergy Arkansas’s Power to Care program.
September 11th, 2008
On Wednesday, September 10, 2008, Entergy Arkansas presented Southern Good Faith Fund with the “Making Things Brighter Award in Community Leadership” at their Low-Income Advocates Leadership and Community Development Conference. This is an annual award to recognize contributions made in improving the lives of low-income families.
September 2nd, 2008
PINE BLUFF- A hot summer in a struggling economy has left more elderly and disabled customers than normal unable to pay their energy bills, nearly depleting the funds available to low-income Arkansans through Entergy Arkansas’s Power to Care program.
Formerly known as Project Deserve, Power to Care is a program funded by contributions from Entergy Arkansas customers, employees, retirees, and shareholders to help our less fortunate customers pay their energy bill during times of financial crisis. The fund is administered by Southern Good Faith Fund (SGFF) of Pine Bluff.
August 22nd, 2008
On Saturday night, SGFF won the 2008 Economic Leadership Award from the Arkansas Citizens First Congress and the Arkansas Public Policy Panel. The award is “in recognition of your leadership, dedication, commitment, and positive impact on personal and community assets.”
August 5th, 2008
One of the nation’s largest and most prestigious awards programs in the financial services industry today announced Arkadelphia-based Southern Bancorp is a semifinalist for $5.5 million to scale up their success. Community development financial institutions (CDFIs) are special purpose financial institutions skilled at creating opportunities and economic growth in difficult markets across the nation.