Nonprofits Archive

A Master Class in Feedback (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 1/25/2016 12:00 am

Every year, aspiring singers participate in auditions for the New York Metropolitan Opera. Judges provide feedback to each of the singers. Most of the conversations were great examples of powerful feedback, delivered with skill and impact.

New World Services for the Blind CEO Aims to Increase Enrollment

by Alexis Hosticka 1/19/2016 03:56 pm

After several leadership changes over the last two years, World Services for the Blind has CEO Sharon Giovinazzo at the helm.

PRSA Elects 2016 Officers

by Mark Carter 1/18/2016 09:16 am

Taking over the top leadership role for PRSA is Becca Green, director of public engagement at Rock Region Metro.

Dillard's Donates $850K to Ronald McDonald House Charities

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 09:03 am

Dillard's Inc. of Little Rock announced Monday that it will contribute more than $850,000 to local chapters of Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Central Arkansas Economy Shows Growth in 2015

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

The economic recovery in central Arkansas accelerated in 2015, with job growth surpassing the national average since March, said Metroplan, the federally designated planning agency for Pulaski, Faulkner, Saline and Lonoke counties.

Rockefeller Institute Hires Janet Harris (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/18/2016 12:00 am

Janet Harris began work last week as director of program for the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute on Petit Jean Mountain near Morrilton.

Heartland Foundation Gives $105K to Nonprofits

by Alexis Hosticka 1/13/2016 10:17 am

Heartland Foundation, the charitable outlet of Heartland Bank, contributed $105,00 dollars to 13 nonprofits in 2015.

Goodwill Names New Officers, Members of Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:54 pm

Goodwill Industries of Arkansas on Monday announced new 2016-17 officers and named two new members to the board of directors.

Scott Pace Named to Lead Arkansas Pharmacists Association

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 11:43 am

Scott Pace has been named executive vice president and chief executive officer of the Arkansas Pharmacists Association, the nonprofit group announced Monday.

Nonprofit Vet Cristy Sowell Joins Girl Scouts-Diamonds (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Cristy Sowell has joined Girl Scouts-Diamonds of Arkansas, Oklahoma & Texas, headquartered in Little Rock, as chief external relations officer.

Mercy Clinic's R. Cole Goodman on Recruiting - and Retaining - Physicians in Fort Smith

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/11/2016 12:00 am

Since Dr. R. Cole Goodman became president of Mercy Clinic Fort Smith Communities in January 2010, the clinic has grown from 26 physicians to 119 and from five advanced practice nurses to 42.

Robert Hupp to Leave The Rep at Season's End

by Lance Turner 1/7/2016 01:48 pm

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre said Thursday that producing artistic director Robert Hupp will resign at the end of the theater's current season to take a job in New York.

Walton Family Foundation Puts Up $1B to Boost Charter Schools

by Kelley P. Kissel, The Associated Press 1/7/2016 06:49 am

A foundation run by the heirs of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton said Thursday it will spend $1 billion over the next five years to improve public education by backing new charter schools and helping programs already up and running. The Walton Family Foundation has spent more than $1 billion on K-12 education over the past 20 years.

Arkansas Preservation Awards to Honor Ethel Goodstein-Murphree

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/4/2016 02:09 pm

The 2015 Arkansas Preservation Awards will take place Jan. 15 honoring Ethel Goodstein Murphree, recipient of the 2015 Parker Westbrook Award for Lifetime Achievement.

2015: The Year in Executive Q&A

by Gwen Moritz 1/4/2016 12:00 am

This week, for the second time, Arkansas Business offers a compilation that appeals to the universal interest in other people: all 50 of 2015's “Executive Q&A” features in the first issue of Arkansas Business for 2016.

No Daily Report, Morning Roundup on Friday

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/31/2015 07:59 am

Arkansas Business will not send the Daily Report and Morning Roundup on Friday, New Year's Day.

Good Roads Foundation Names Newton, Beaver to Executive Committee

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2015 07:07 am

The board of the Arkansas Good Roads Foundation has elected Shannon Newton and Harold Beaver to its executive committee, it announced this week.

OK Foods Gives 40K Pounds of Chicken to Arkansas Foodbank

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/29/2015 07:58 am

The Arkansas Foodbank said this week that it received 40,000 pounds of chicken from OK Foods of Fort Smith.

A Look at the 'Life Changing' Oxford American with Editor Eliza Borné

by Mark Carter 12/29/2015 06:36 am

The Oxford American has made its hay telling stories of the South, and it'll continue to do so under the watch of new editor Eliza Borné. The 29-year-old Little Rock native talks to Arkansas Business.

Sibling Land Dispute, Glasgow Discovery Drove Clicks in 2015

by Lance Turner 12/21/2015 12:01 am

A long-running sibling dispute involving the national president of Ducks Unlimited that culminated in a multimillion-dollar land sale was the most-read story on ArkansasBusiness.com in 2015.