Nonprofits Archive

Walmart Foundation Gives $750K to Northwest Arkansas Residency Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/12/2016 11:30 am

The Walmart Foundation has given $750,000 to support the Northwest Arkansas Community Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Delta Region Health Care Providers Get $1.75M in Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/11/2016 10:45 am

ARcare and the Greater Delta Alliance for Health Inc. are getting $1.7 million in grant funding to reduce chronic diseases that disproportionately affect Arkansas residents.

Ten Arkansas Business Icons Have Stories to Tell

by Gwen Moritz 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents these ten Arkansas business icons as a way to acquaint readers with the personalities behind some of the most familiar names in our state's business community.

What's Your Legacy? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Even among Arkansas Business' largely affluent readers, few have the resources to make million-dollar donations, but many of our readers are business owners and employers, and every job they provide supports an individual or a family.

FedEx Development Delivers $31.7M Deal (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 8/8/2016 12:00 am

Wilark LLC, an affiliate of Realtech Construction Co. of Los Angeles, bought the 311,684-SF FedEx Ground facility in southwest Little Rock.

Arkansas Children's Announces $70M Campaign for Springdale Hospital

by Mark Friedman 8/5/2016 08:05 pm

Arkansas Children's Hospital announced Friday night its public campaign to raise $70 million for its children's hospital in northwest Arkansas.

Six Join CARTI Foundation Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/5/2016 01:31 pm

Six new members have been named to the CARTI Foundation board of directors.

Walmart Foundation Gives Rice Program $1M

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/5/2016 11:29 am

The Walmart Foundation has given $1 million to a partnership led by Ducks Unlimited and USA Rice to help rice producers "increase sustainability and profitability," the waterfowl conservation nonprofit announced Friday.

Tysons Give Arkansas Children's Northwest Record-Setting $15M

by Marty Cook 8/2/2016 10:37 am

The Tyson family and Tyson Foods Inc. announces a $15 million donation to Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

George Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Sarah Campbell 8/1/2016 10:17 am

Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation announced over the weekend that Robin and Gary George of Springdale had donated $1 million to fund construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

Philanthropy in the US: Charitable Giving Sets Record in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Charitable giving in the United States set a record last year: $373.25 billion. That's according to the report “Giving USA 2016: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2015,” released in June.

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Ready for Its Return to Robinson

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Meticulous preparation will allow the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra to return to the Robinson Center Music Hall this fall financially secure after overcoming what could have been a steep decline in revenue because of an unavoidable venue change.

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Opus Ball to Kick Off Robinson Center's Reopening

by Cimber Winfrey 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Those attending the ball will enjoy a cocktail reception in Robinson's new ballroom, a silent and live auction, as well as dinner and dancing, with music provided by the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Big Band. Annual proceeds of the Opus Ball are expected to exceed $475,000.

Razorback Foundation in Hands of Veteran Fan Scott Varady

by Marty Cook 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Scott Varady was happy as a lawyer for the University of Arkansas until a chance conversation with Sean Rochelle got him thinking.

ARORA: Discord Over Promotions Leads to Lawsuits

by Mark Friedman 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Personnel moves made in 2014 which resulted in the ARORA executive director being fired less than two months after taking on the job wasn't the end of the nonprofit's problems.

Play Your Own Game (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/1/2016 12:00 am

You need to play your own game. Don't let the decisions others are making be more than data points in the mix when making your own decisions, because they aren't working with the exact same factors.

Endeavor Foundation President & CEO Anita Scism on Treating More Than Just Symptoms of Poverty

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/1/2016 12:00 am

Anita Scism, 60, joined the Endeavor Foundation of Springdale in 2008 after 17 years with the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, including 10 as the center's CEO.

Bethany Christian Services Appoints New Director for Arkansas Branch

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2016 03:39 pm

Bethany Christian Services, a nonprofit located in 36 states and working in more than 15 countries, announced Thursday the hire of Veronica Smith as director of its Arkansas branch.

Horton Family Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 10:54 am

Karen and Darren Horton of northwest Arkansas, grandparents of a former Arkansas Children's patient, are giving $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest.

Arkansas Urban Forestry Council Elevates Two to Leadership Roles (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 12:00 am

Danielle Shasteen of Bentonville and Daniel Hurst of Dumas have been re-elected to the board of directors of the Arkansas Urban Forestry Council for a second three-year term.