Curtis H. Sykes (December 21, 1930 - September 9, 2007) was instrumental in the establishment of the Black History Commission of Arkansas.
The Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant Program offers grants to fund projects related to African American history in Arkansas, and is currently accepting applications
. Past projects include historical research, exhibits, workshops,
publications, oral history interviews, documentary films, and cemetery
preservation and documentation.
Curtis H. Sykes Memorial Grant Application
Past Grants Awarded
The deadline for submitting applications to
be considered during the next funding cycle is 4:30 p.m. on Wedesday, October 1, 2014. Applications can be mailed to the Arkansas History
Commission at One Capitol Mall, 2B-215, Little Rock, AR 72201, or
delivered in person. Applications should not be emailed unless you have
received prior approval of Tatyana Oyinloye, African American History
Program Coordinator. If you have questions about the program, please
contact Tatyana Oyinloye, African American History Program Coordinator
at 501.682.6892 or at firstname.lastname@example.org