Arkansas Waterways Commission

Our Rivers. Our Responsibility.


Grant History

Here you can find the entire history of the Arkansas Port, Intermodal, and Waterway Development Grant Program. This is a full list of every entity that has ever received or applied for any grant funds through Arkansas Waterways Commission.


"This Commission has made a difference. The coming months and years at Helena Harbor will present both challenges and opportunities. And I will never forget that a big reason for the opportunities is because of each of you. "

-John Charles Edwards, General Counsel & Economic Development Director, Helena Harbor

“What you guys have done for the different ports on the different rivers has been phenomenal. [There are] a lot of things we wouldn’t have been able to get without yall’s help, and we appreciate that.”

-Randy McNeil, Chief Operating Officer, Poinsett Rice and Grain in Osceola, Arkansas

"It has been a pleasure working with the Arkansas Waterways Commission, Cassandra and staff. The opportunities to apply for Arkansas State Grants through the AWC is a blessing for the River Port Community and we all are better equipped because of this Office (AWC)."

-Robert "Allen" Evans, Executive Director, Chicot-Desha Metropolitan & Yellow Bend Ports

"The Arkansas Waterways Commission has been a huge partner in our efforts to get navigation restarted on the White River. Without their help, we would not be able to take the steps toward having a viable port facility"

-Jon Chadwell, Director, White River Regional Port Authority

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