Nonprofits Archive

Winrock Hires New Hub Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2018 12:12 pm

Winrock International announced Wednesday the appointment of Christopher Jones, Ph.D., as executive director and lead maker of the nonprofit Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub in North Little Rock, effective Monday.

CARTI Losses Lessen

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/5/2018 12:00 am

The cancer treatment nonprofit reported a net loss before depreciation of $1.5 million for the six-month period that ended Dec. 31 compared with a loss of $2.7 million during the same period in 2016.

Recent Real Estate Deals Total $1.7 Million

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/1/2018 02:31 pm

Recent transactions include church deals, warehouse and office building.

Arts Center Unveils Plans for $70M Redesign

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/28/2018 12:02 pm

Architects for the planned Arkansas Arts Center renovation and expansion unveil their design.

Marathon Makes Shall Avenue Contractors Pick Up Speed

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/26/2018 12:00 am

A new route for the 16th annual Little Rock Marathon means some last-minute hustle for contractors.

When the Going Gets Tough (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Smart leaders understand that to deal with difficult times, the culture and attitude of their workforce must be critical to survival.

Business and Efficient Government (Greg Kaza Commentary)

by Greg Kaza 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Private businesses routinely rely on consultants for their expertise, so why shouldn't the state of Arkansas if it saves tax dollars?

Blueprint For 2018? Architecture Firms See Busy Year

by Mark Friedman 2/26/2018 12:00 am

Spending on construction projects across the country could rise by 4 percent this year over 2017, which is welcome news for Arkansas architects and engineers.

Ford, Herman Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2018 08:54 am

Danny Ford of Glen Sain Motor Sales Inc. of Paragould and Todd Herman of the Arkansas Arts Center of Little Rock won executive of the year awards at the 30th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.

UA Little Rock Receives $603K Donation for Arts Programs

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/21/2018 12:13 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $603,000 from the Windgate Charitable Foundation to create an endowed professorship and to provide an artist-in-residence and gallery support for the university's new Windgate Center of Art & Design.

Mary Bane Lackie Named Executive Director of Development at UCA

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2018 03:03 pm

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Advancement said Tuesday that Mary Bane Lackie had been named its new executive director of development.

Riggs Estate Gives $1.8M to Arkansas Symphony Orchestra

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/20/2018 11:02 am

The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra gets the largest individual donation in its history — $1.8 million from the estate of the late Linda Garner Riggs.

Arkansas Metros Show Wide Gap in Post-Recession Employment Rates

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Although the unemployment rate gets the most attention, Arkansas economist Michael Pakko recently also looked at the employment rate in the state over the last year and since the Great Recession.

Shepherd's Chapel Settles OSHA Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

A Gravette church that boasts of broadcasting daily on more than 150 TV stations in North America recently settled a whistleblower lawsuit for $62,500.

Is the U.S. Due for a Recession? (Commentary)

by David Andolfatto and Andrew Spewak 2/19/2018 12:00 am

The U.S. economy has been expanding for the last eight and a half years, but how much longer will that expansion last?

Ben Goodwin of Our House on Where Nonprofits, Businesses Can Meet

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Our House Director Ben Goodwin reveals how a deeply personal experience affirmed his commitment to serving the homeless.

After Fiscal Chaos, Arkansas Baptist Reverses 2016 Hire

by George Waldon 2/19/2018 12:00 am

During the 15 months Joseph Jones served as the 14th president of Little Rock's Arkansas Baptist College, operational conditions deteriorated from copacetic to crisis mode.

Presenting the 30th Annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Arkansas Business honors the state's top executives, small businesses and nonprofits with the annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards.

Hall to Head Henderson's Marketing; Taggard Promoted at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/19/2018 12:00 am

Tina Hall has been named executive director of marketing and communications at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. Desiree Taggard has been promoted to director of procurement for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Riverfest to Return Memorial Day Weekend

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 2/12/2018 01:45 pm

Riverfest will return to downtown Little Rock on Memorial Day weekend, thanks to a for-profit company that acquired naming rights for the annual festival after the nonprofit that ran it for 40 years called it quits in July.