Apply for a Grant

If you are interested in pursuing funding through the Delta Bridge Project please contact our Senior Community Development Officer for more information and an application. Grant proposals will only be considered if they relate to a goal or action step in the Phillips County Community Strategic Plan.

Funding Stages

  1. Application is Submitted
  2. SBCP Staff Approval
    Local Development Council Approval
    Southern Bancorp Board Approval
  3. Prospective Funder Approval

Funding to Date

Delta Bridge Project has helped generate over $105 million for the revitalization of Phillips County. Of this amount, Southern Bancorp has invested over $10.4 million of its own resources in grants and loans to support Delta Bridge Project activities. Key Delta Bridge Project partners have contributed over $14.3 million in grants and loans. In addition, Delta Bridge Project initiatives have leveraged over $80.3 million from other sources.

Leverage Chart

  Southern Bancorp Key Delta Bridge Partners Other Sources  
  Grant Loan Grant Loan Grant Loan Total
Economic Development: Tourism $967,020 $-  $2,190,030 $- $10,286,810 $5,739,000 $19,182,860
Economic Development: Business and Job Creation $227,900 $2,088,162 $967,400 $6,500,000 $7,369,326 $25,000,000 $42,152,788
Subtotal $1,194,920 $2,088,162 $3,157,430 $6,500,000 $17,656,136 $30,739,000 $61,335,648
Housing $161,037 $779,215 $828,000 $- $425,000 $3,752,713 $5,945,965
Education $496,000 $3,788,000 $3,047,121 $- $22,221,790 $1,169,510 $30,722,421
Health Care $29,219 $1,858,497 $61,521 $- $362,000 $2,108,498 $4,419,735
Leadership Development $61,020 $- $728,750 $- $1,928,260 $- $2,718,030
Total $1,942,196 $8,513,874 $7,822,822 $6,500,000 $42,593,186 $37,769,721 $105,141,799

As of March, 2012