Nonprofits Archive

El Dorado Nonprofit Parodies Macklemore to Get Visitors 'Downtown'

by Sarah Campbell 4/8/2016 11:43 am

El Dorado Festivals and Events aims to bring attention to the town's going-ons ahead of its under-construction $85 million arts and entertainment district.

Arkansas Gives Surpasses $4M Fundraising Goal

by Alexis Hosticka 4/8/2016 10:06 am

More than 14,750 Arkansans gave nearly $4.1 million to 600 Arkansas charities for the Arkansas Gives event hosted by the Arkansas Community Foundation.

Bentonville Film Festival Returns for Round 2

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/6/2016 02:39 pm

Geena Davis and the Bentonville Film Festival announced Monday the 2016 schedule of events, featuring approximately 35 films from May 3-8.

Arkansas Community Foundation Aiming to Raise $4M in One Day

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/6/2016 02:34 pm

The Arkansas Community Foundation aims to raise $4 million for Arkansas charities through online donations from the Arkansas Gives event from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Arkansas Foodbank CEO Rhonda Sanders: Merger A 'No-Brainer'

by Alexis Hosticka 4/5/2016 11:12 am

After the Foodbank and Rice Depot celebrated their merger with an event at the end of March, Arkansas Business sat down with CEO Rhonda Sanders to get more details about the changes and what is to come.

Assistance Programs Seen as 'Lot of Bang' for Companies' Buck

by Marty Cook 4/4/2016 12:00 am

The legal profession is especially vulnerable, but there are employees with mental health and substance abuse problems in every walk of life.

Stone's Throw Brewing Adds Space, Hours in Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2016 04:09 pm

Stone's Throw Brewing announced Wednesday the addition of a formerly separate storefront at its Little Rock location.

Goodwill to Open Store, Donation Center in Bella Vista

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2016 01:27 pm

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas will open its retail store and donation center in Bella Vista at 9 a.m. Thursday and host a ribbon cutting at 10 a.m.

Acxiom Corp. Partners With Boys & Girls Clubs

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2016 01:04 pm

Acxiom Corp. announced Wednesday a partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arkansas and Faulkner County, to provide STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) programs to their members during out-of-school hours.

Arkansas Rice Depot, Foodbank Merge, Announce Mission Statement

by Alexis Hosticka 3/30/2016 11:11 am

The Arkansas Foodbank and Arkansas Rice Depot on Wednesday celebrated the two organizations' merger and revealed a new logo and mission statement, "United to Fight Hunger."

Crystal Bridges to Turn Bentonville Kraft Plant into Art Space

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/30/2016 10:52 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art said Tuesday that it will turn a decommissioned, 63,000-SF Kraft Foods plant in Bentonville into a visual and performing art space.

Saline Memorial Inks Partnership with Capella Healthcare

by Lance Turner 3/29/2016 02:07 pm

After ending partnership talks in December, Saline Memorial Hospital's board of directors voted to create a public-private partnership with Capella Healthcare of Franklin, Tennessee.

InVeritas PR Firm Expands to NWA

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/29/2016 11:07 am

InVeritas CEO Ruth Whitney announced the firm's expansion to offices in northwest Arkansas and Washington, D.C.

Riverhouse Apartments Sell for $39.6 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 3/21/2016 12:00 am

Riverhouse/ML-BWP LLC and Riverhouse/1031 LLC, both of Nashville, Tennessee, bought the 260-unit apartment project in Little Rock's Riverdale area at 1200 Brookwood Drive.

Arkansas Business Presents The Power List 2016

by Gwen Moritz 3/21/2016 12:00 am

The total number on our list this time is 179, but our goal has never been a particular number. Our goal is to give readers a resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest companies or institutions in the individual industries. And some industries have broader bases than others.

Lockheed Martin Gives SAU $20K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/15/2016 03:11 pm

Southern Arkansas University Engineering receives $20,000 from Lockheed Martin, a contribution that brings the total amount raised to SAU Engineering to more than $350,000.

It's House vs. Senate in 4th Annual Hoops for Kids' Sake Basketball Game

by Lance Turner 3/15/2016 10:57 am

March Madness is right around the corner, but if you just cannot wait until the first round of the NCAA finals on Thursday, you can get your fix tonight in Little Rock at the fourth annual Hoops for Kids' Sake basketball game.

Lean Times Leveling Off, But State's Golf Industry Still Scrambling

by Marty Cook 3/14/2016 12:00 am

More than 10 years after the formation of the Natural State Golf Trail, the sport is struggling to regain its popularity, especially with a younger generation that seems more interested in smartphones than sand wedges.

Cassandra Steele Elected to Heart Association Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/14/2016 12:00 am

Cassandra Steele has been elected to the board of directors of the central Arkansas chapter of the American Heart Association. She is the coordinator of speech and hearing services for the Little Rock School District.

Crystal Bridges Loans Georgia O'Keefe Painting to London's Tate Modern

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville has loaned Georgia O'Keeffe's Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 to the Tate Modern in London for what's being called the biggest O'Keeffe exhibition ever in Britain.