Nonprofits Archive

Arkansas Public Media Soldiers On

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

Don't mourn the complete loss of Arkansas Public Media, the statewide news collaboration of the state's public radio stations whose major grant funding ran out at the end of September.

Timberwood Apartments Sell for $1.6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

A 56-unit apartment complex in Jacksonville, a 7,855-SF mansion in west Little Rock, a 16,290-SF retail project in Conway and a 30-unit apartment portfolio in Pulaski County form this week's quartet of million-dollar transactions.

The New Influentials: 20 In Their 20s Seem to Get Younger Every Year

by Gwen Moritz 10/8/2018 12:00 am

These ā€œ20 in Their 20sā€ have risen to our attention through nominations, generally by employers who are mighty proud to have been able to attract such promising talent. When you read about them, you are going to understand why.

Ecclesia Moves to Convert Property to Cash, Shed Debt

by George Waldon 10/8/2018 12:00 am

New leadership at Ecclesia College plans to sell Benton County acreage linked with a grant kickback scandal that ensnared the president of Ecclesia College, two state legislators and a lobbyist middleman.

Millennial Salaries Adjusted State by State

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/8/2018 12:00 am

The map, created by the website HowMuch.net, a cost information website, shows median annual salaries for millennials on an adjusted basis.

Walton Family Awards $2M In Grants For Tree Planting

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2018 12:11 pm

The Walton Family Foundation is awarding more than $2 million in grants, at the recommendation of Steuart Walton, to increase and diversify northwest Arkansas' tree canopy.

UAMS Day of Giving Raises $518K

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/4/2018 03:59 pm

Over a 24-hour period beginning early Tuesday and ending late Wednesday, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Foundation received more than $500,000 in response to the second annual UAMS Day of Giving fundraising campaign.

Public Media Project at UA Little Rock Cutting Back

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2018 12:00 am

With grant money running out, cutbacks have arrived for Arkansas Public Media, the regional public journalism collaborative headquartered at the public radio stations of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

How Quapaw Is Picking Up Preferred Family Healthcare's Pieces

by Kyle Massey 10/1/2018 12:00 am

The end of Preferred Family Healthcare's implosion in Arkansas, which jolted the state's Medicaid service industry and scarred its political landscape, came not with a bang, but with a text.

Bottom Line Taking Time to Get Better for Arkansas Hospitals

by Mark Friedman 10/1/2018 12:00 am

2017 was a tough year for some Arkansas hospitals, and the situation could be getting worse.

NWA Health Care's SOS: Help Wanted

by Marty Cook 10/1/2018 12:00 am

Much like college coaches who recruit high school phenoms with a mix of promises of glory and academic achievement, health care executives in northwest Arkansas are honing their pitches to attract needed personnel.

Longtime Fan Gives Little Rock Trojans $250K

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2018 03:42 pm

Dr. Bob Young, a former college student-athlete and longtime Trojan season ticket holder, has donated $250,000 to Little Rock Trojan Athletics.

Chocolate and Peanut Butter (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/24/2018 12:00 am

I have a couple of favorite topics: white-collar crime and personal finance. A story that combines the two is as irresistible as chocolate and peanut butter.

Cantrell Heights Slice Generates $6.1M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/24/2018 12:00 am

Cantrell Heights LLC, led by John Bailey, sold a chunk of its namesake complex at 6900 Cantrell Road to F4 Little Rock 2 LLC of Edmond, Oklahoma.

Simmons Bank Branch Sells for $2 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/24/2018 12:00 am

A bank branch in west Little Rock, a Faulkner County landfill, residential property in west Pulaski County, an office building in midtown Little Rock and undeveloped land in Maumelle form a five-piece set of multimillion-dollar real estate transactions.

Kellie Wall Named New Director of Sherwood Chamber (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/24/2018 12:00 am

Kellie Wall is the new executive director of the Sherwood Chamber of Commerce, replacing Marcia Cook, who retired from the position.

John Bridges to Lead State Employees Association (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/24/2018 12:00 am

John Bridges has been appointed executive director of the Arkansas State Employees Association in Little Rock.

Power Balance Shifting In Arkansas: Coal Crucial But Losing Ground

by Kyle Massey 9/24/2018 12:00 am

King Coal isn't dead, but it's being dethroned as the top fuel source for creating electric power in Arkansas.

Back-to-Nature's Final Journey: 'Green' Burials Gaining Interest

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/24/2018 12:00 am

Natural burials have made inroads, but many Arkansans don't realize it's legal to go to the grave unembalmed.

Arkansas State Gets $6.7M Windgate Grant For Arts Building

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2018 10:42 am

The Windgate Foundation of Little Rock has awarded a $6.7 million grant to Arkansas State University in Jonesboro for a new sculpture and ceramics program building. It is the largest single gift to the arts in the university's 109-year history.