Nonprofits Archive

The Hub Featured in PBS' 'NewsHour'

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/31/2018 11:23 am

The Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub and its new executive director, Chris Jones, Ph.D., was profiled Wednesday by PBS' "NewsHour" show.

Census Says Older Population Surpassing Younger

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

By 2030, all baby boomers — those born in 1946-64 — will be older than 65, and 1 in every 5 U.S. residents will be retirement age, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Victoria Brown Joins AARP; Kylie Frett Hired at CJRW (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Victoria Brown has been hired as associate state director of communications for AARP in Little Rock. Kylie Frett has been hired as an associate account executive by CJRW.

Furgerson Has Good Hair Day at Sports Clips Contest (Conway Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/28/2018 12:00 am

Morgan Furgerson of Conway has landed an honorable mention in the Sport Clips Haircuts “The Look” competition in San Antonio.

Arkansas Children's Receives $1M Donation

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/25/2018 09:46 am

The Arkansas Children's Foundation recently received a $1 million gift for Arkansas Children's Hospital from the estate of Linda Garner Riggs.

Philip Mann To Leave ASO Director Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/25/2018 09:33 am

Philip Mann and the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra announced Thursday that the 2018-19 season will be Mann's last as the ASO's music director.

75 Largest Private Companies in Arkansas Combine for $38.9B

by Gwen Moritz 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Revenue at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield topped $2.5 billion last year, a milestone achieved by only one other company in the 30 years that Arkansas Business has been ranking private companies by revenue.

Arkansas Sees 1.1 Percent Increase in GDP

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Real gross domestic product grew in 47 states and the District of Columbia in 2017, averaging 2.1 percent nationally, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Rescue The Rep (Rett Tucker Commentary)

by Rett Tucker 5/21/2018 12:00 am

The bottom line is that The Rep is critical to our city's cultural and arts development, but it is also vital to our economic development.

Bradbury Art Museum Gets $1M from Windgate Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2018 02:10 pm

The Windgate Charitable Foundation of Siloam Springs has awarded a $1 million grant to Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University.

Winrock's Commitment to Innovation Hub Questioned

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/14/2018 12:00 am

Former employees, including the executive director who resigned in February, fear the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub is bound for financial failure two years after merging with Winrock International, but Winrock insists the doomsayers don't know what they are talking about.

Waste, Fraud and Abuse (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Here's a little mantra I'd like for you to commit to memory: Wherever there are human beings, there will be waste, fraud and abuse.

Bess Heisler Ginty on Curbing Inattention with Intervention in the Arkansas Delta

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Bess Heisler Ginty, the chief of Kids for the Future, says helping children with behavioral and other issues pays dividends down the road.

Shawn Barnett Selected as New SVP, CFO of CHI St. Vincent (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Barnett has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer for CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock. He was previously president and chief operating officer for CHI St. Luke's Health-Memorial, and he has worked as regional CFO for Christus Santa Rosa Health System.

Jennifer Padgett Promoted at Crystal Bridges (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Jennifer Padgett has been named assistant curator at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.

The Rep In Line for $1M in Matching Grants

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 5/4/2018 03:34 pm

The Arkansas Repertory Theatre's board of directors receives two matching grants potentially worth $1.02 million to fund its "Our Next Act" campaign.

Former State Senate President Jim Argue Dies at 66

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/4/2018 11:12 am

Jim Argue, a former state Senate president and House member who championed education in Arkansas, died yesterday at age 66.

UAMS To Use $1M Gift To Fight Aggressive From Of Breast Cancer

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2018 12:36 pm

The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will use a $1 million gift to advance research on triple negative breast cancer.

ATU Receives $100K From Windgate For Arts Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/30/2018 10:49 am

The Arkansas Tech University Foundation announced Monday that it has received a $100,000 grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation that will strengthen the visual arts programs offered on the ATU campus in Russellville.

CARTI Sets New Course, New Vision

by Mark Friedman 4/30/2018 12:00 am

Before Adam Head started as CARTI's president and CEO seven months ago, he knew the cancer treatment organization needed a transfusion.