Nonprofits Archive

Community Foundation Activates Disaster Recovery Fund

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/9/2017 02:47 pm

The Arkansas Community Foundation on Tuesday announced its Disaster Recovery Fund has been activated in the wake of historic flooding in northeast Arkansas, and the nonprofit organization has already contributed $10,000 to it.

Little Rock Looks Up: 7 Downtown Projects Set to Open by Year's End

by George Waldon 5/8/2017 12:00 am

A flurry of behind-the-scenes activity indicates a restart is in the works for a key part of the Creative Corridor in downtown Little Rock.

HIPPY Names Bellew New Development Director (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Matthew Bellew has been hired as director of development and outreach at Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters in Little Rock.

EZ Spanish Media Raises $326K for Arkansas Children's

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 10:07 am

EZ Spanish Media raises $326,579 for Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Tyson Foods Provides Grant for Egg Farm in Haiti

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 09:54 am

Tyson Foods Inc. of Springdale gives $341,000 to OneEgg, a nonprofit that delivers eggs to children in developing countries.

Downtown Springdale Alliance Names New Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 09:25 am

The Downtown Springdale Alliance says Kelly Hale Syer will serve as its new executive director.

Ryan Watley Named CEO of Go Forward Pine Bluff

by Lance Turner 5/1/2017 11:05 am

Ryan Watley is named CEO-elect of Go Forward Pine Bluff, a volunteer group backed by Simmons First National Corp. that aims to stop the city's population decline and bolster its tax base.

Chenal Commercial Attracts $4M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Beefam LLC and Bonerts MV LLC of Santa Ana, California, acquired the 7,457-SF project at 17701 Chenal Parkway, home to Pei Wei and Mattress Firm.

Walton Arts Center Adds Two, Promotes Two (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/1/2017 12:00 am

Missy Kincaid and Taylor Harrison Speegle have received promotions at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville.

NWA Vacancy Rates Stable As New Buildings Go Modern

by Marty Cook 5/1/2017 12:00 am

The success of new office construction is partially based on the quality of product but also because of the demand for it.

CareLink CEO: Demand for Services Will Continue

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 4/26/2017 10:09 am

If you aren't already caring for an elderly relative, you probably will be in the near future, with 10,000 people turning 65 every day for the next 15 years, CareLink President and CEO Luke Mattingly said.

Georgia Pacific, UAM-CTC Team Up to Train Workers for 21st Century

by Jan Cottingham 4/24/2017 12:00 am

A worker-training technique that evolved in the Middle Ages is gaining new currency in 21st century Crossett.

Harps Makes David Ganoung Marketing VP (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

David Ganoung has been promoted to vice president of marketing at Harps Foods Stores Inc. of Springdale.

Kim Dutton Advances at Arkansas Children's Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Kim Dutton has been promoted to executive director of philanthropy at Arkansas Children's Foundation in Little Rock.

Amy Hopper Leaps Into Innovation Hub (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Amy Hopper has been hired at the Innovation Hub at Winrock International as manager of the organization's Delta I-Fund and will relocate to Little Rock in the coming months.

The High Cost of Bad Moods (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 4/24/2017 12:00 am

Research in behavioral science is showing that there is a trend toward higher irritability in the workplace — especially in the United States — and it has been more pronounced over the last 24 months.

Video: Fitz Hill Talks Transparency in Leadership, Work at Scott Ford Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2017 10:55 am

Leaders should tell the truth, be transparent and communicate regularly with stakeholders during a crisis, says Fitz Hill in Part 2 of Arkansas Business' new video series on leadership.

ArkansasGives Nets $6.1M for Nonprofits

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 11:39 am

The Arkansas Community Foundation announces certified results of the ArkansasGives program, a one-day online giving event held on April 6. A total of $6.1 million was collected for more than 930 nonprofits statewide.

Gateway Property Sold for $3.5 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 12:00 am

A retail building, a fast-food eatery and an undeveloped parcel generated multimillion-dollar transactions.

Tacos 4 Life Franchises Expanding Beyond Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/17/2017 12:00 am

Tacos 4 Life, the restaurant mini-chain based in Conway, appears poised to move beyond “mini-chain” status to plain “chain” status.

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