Nonprofits Archive

APM's Vanessa McKuin on How the Public Can Band Together on Radio

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/16/2017 12:00 am

The Arkansas Public Media executive describes the nonprofit's mission, and discusses media credibility in a “fake news” era.

Courageous Authenticity (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 10/16/2017 12:00 am

Whether it is an emotionally charged public display or an offhand remark in a meeting, the organization will take its lead from the boss' response to a violation of culture.

Make Your Sponsorships Mutually Beneficial (Tabitha Doddridge Expert Advice)

by Tabitha Doddridge 10/16/2017 12:00 am

There once was a day when nonprofits survived on charitable giving alone. Today the financial viability of these organizations and ultimately the success of their missions are more the result of strategic sponsorships with corporate donors.

Ross DeVol Joins Walton Fellows Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/11/2017 04:25 pm

The Walton Family Foundation announced Wednesday that Ross DeVol, former chief research officer at the Milken Institute of Santa Monica, California, will join its Walton Fellows Program.

Early Childhood Initiatives Center to Break Ground On $16.5M Facility

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/10/2017 09:20 am

The Early Childhood Initiatives Center announced Tuesday that a groundbreaking ceremony for its new 45,000-SF, $16.5 million facility in Bentonville is planned for 11 a.m. on Oct. 19 at Hayfield on J Street, directly south of the Amazeum.

No Easy Path For Arkansas-backed Local Projects (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/9/2017 09:18 am

The Arkansas Supreme Court's ruling striking down a grant system used to fund local projects didn't necessarily kill outright lawmakers' efforts to divert surplus money to pet needs in their districts.

Gravy Train Stops Here (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 10/9/2017 12:00 am

With the Supreme Court's latest action, the state's General Improvement Fund is presumably a thing of the past. That's probably cold comfort to legislators who are still being investigated.

Median Household Income Rises 5.6 Percent in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/9/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia had the lowest median household incomes for 2016.

Walton Family Gives $787K to Canopy Project in Benton County

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/5/2017 10:55 am

The Walton Family Foundation will provide grants totaling nearly $787,000 to six cities in Benton County to help increase and diversify the area's tree canopy.

UAMS Tops State In Net Patient Revenue

by Mark Friedman 10/2/2017 12:00 am

Of the 89 hospitals on Arkansas Business' list of the largest hospitals and medical centers in the state, 14 reported a net loss of $1 million or more while 34 had a net income of $1 million or more.

Baptist Health, UAMS Join Forces, Look to Conway

by Mark Friedman 10/2/2017 12:00 am

The recent announcement by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Baptist Health of Little Rock that they would partner on clinical and academic efforts might be the beginning of a long-term collaboration.

One-Take Sharon Tallach Vogelpohl Now Taking a Bow

by Kyle Massey 10/2/2017 12:00 am

Sharon Tallach Vogelpohl reminisces and ponders her selection as the Women's Foundation of Arkansas' 2017 Woman of the Year in Business.

Arkansas Heart Foundation Names Sue Owens as Executive Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/29/2017 11:09 am

The Arkansas Heart Foundation of Little Rock names Sue Owens as its executive director.

Erin Brogdon Named Executive Director of City Connections

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/27/2017 10:20 am

Erin Brogdon, a partner at Wright Lindsey Jennings of Little Rock, is taking over as executive director of City Connections on Oct. 1.

Angele Forrest Named President of Junior Achievement of Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/27/2017 10:01 am

Angele Forrest has been named president of Junior Achievement of Arkansas, the statewide nonprofit that promotes financial literacy among young people.

Delta Plastics Takes Over As Title Sponsor Of Governor's Cup

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/26/2017 01:58 pm

Delta Plastics of Little Rock succeeds the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation as the title sponsor of the Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

Winrock International Awarded $279K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2017 01:33 pm

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that Winrock International has been awarded a $279,202 grant for the Delta Innovation Fund.

Vogelpohl Helps Create 'People of Action' Campaign for Rotary International

by Lydia McAllister 9/26/2017 11:31 am

Sharon Vogelpohl chaired on the Rotary International Branding Initiative, leading a committee of Rotarians from around the world in developing a branding campaign strategy for the international service organization that debuted at the Rotary International Convention in June.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

Simmons First's Burt Hicks Reflects Upon Impact

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Burt Hicks is the president and CEO of Simmons First Investment Group Inc.