Arleta Little waxay ku biirtay Xarunta McKnight Foundation sannadkii 2013 waxayna u adeegtaa sidii sarkaal barnaamij ee barnaamijka farshaxanka iyo agaasimaha barnaamijka McKnight Artist Fellowships. Miisaaniyadeeda, Little wuxuu dhistay beelaha barnaamijka macaamilka ee McKnight ee barnaamijyada isqaba-jebinta iyo wuxuu qeexay fikradda ku salaysan cilmi-baarista si kor loogu qaado taageerada isweydaarsiga barnaamijka ee farshaxanada shaqada.

Iyada oo ay asal u tahay cilmi baarista bulshada, Little ayaa iskaashi la sameysay Jaamacada Minnesota ee Magaalooyinka iyo Miyiga ee Dhammaystirka Haa iyo Maya Warbixinta: Wadahadal Ku saabsan Ku-soo-jiidashada Fanka Farshaxanka ee Labada Magaalooyinka. In yar oo ka mid ahaa guddoomiyihii latalinta beesha ee abuuray qaybta Farshaxanka iyo Dhaqanka ee Minnesota Compass, mashruuca tusmooyinka bulshada ee gobolka ayaa qiyaasaya horumarka tilmaamayaasha muhiimka ah ee tayada nolosha. Waxay sidoo kale u adeegtay wada-shaqeeye oo ah Xog-hayaha Xog-ururinta Macluumaadka Dhaqanka Minnesota ee Minnesota waxaana uu ahaa xubin aasaasi ah oo ka tirsan kooxda Creative Minnesota, kaas oo abuuray warbixinta sannadlaha ah ee caafimaadka iyo saameynta fannaaniinta, shaqaalaha hal-abuurka ah, iyo ururada farshaxanka iyo dhaqanka ee Minnesota .

Sida xubin guddi ah ee Grantmakers ee farshaxanka, Little wuxuu u adeegaa xidhiidhka McKnight ee shabakad muhiim ah ee maalgeliyayaasha farshaxanka. Wax yar ayaa sidoo kale waxay u adeegtaa guddiga madaxa-bannaan ee Madaxa Caddaaladda iyo xubin Guddiga La-talinta ee Sanduuqa Dhaqaalaha ee Pan-African Endowment Fund. Sida xubin firfircoon oo ka mid ah Isu-duwaha Sameeyayaasha Iskuduwaha ee Minnesota iyo xubin ka mid ah McKnight's Equity and Equitable Group Advisory Group, Little wuxuu u adeegaa sidii horyaal maxaliga ah iyo mid qaran si kor loogu qaado sadaqada iyo caddaaladda ee deeq-bixiyeyaasha

Ka hor inta aan ka shaqeynin deeqbixiyeyaasha, Little wuxuu ahaa Agaasimaha Fulinta ee Givens Foundation ee Abaabulka Ameerikaanka ah waxaanay ka shaqeynayeen in ka badan 15 sano iyada oo ah la taliye horumarineed oo bixiya qorsheynta istaraatiijiyadeed, qiimeynta barnaamijka, iyo bixinta adeegyada qorista ururada Minnesota. Waxay sidoo kale tahay Isbeddel Nabadgelyo Soomali ah, oo ah Isuduwaha Jaamacada ee Creative Community, iyo gabay la daabacay.