Nonprofits Archive

Amanda Wilson Denton Brings Copyright Expertise to PPGMR (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/18/2016 12:00 am

Amanda Wilson Denton has joined the Little Rock office of PPGMR Law.

Williamsons Give $1.5M to UA Engineering College

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/14/2016 08:00 am

The University of Arkansas College of Engineering on Wednesday announced a $1.5 million donation from the estate of the late Herman and Barbara Williamson of Shreveport, La.

Museum of Discovery, Wal-Mart Partner to Promote Mentors for Women in STEM

by Alexis Hosticka 4/13/2016 10:05 am

The Museum of Discovery and the Arkansas STEM Coalition are partnering with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville to introduce "Million Women Mentors" in central Arkansas.

Susan Harriman Named Executive Director of ForwARd Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/12/2016 01:43 pm

Susan Harriman has been named executive director of ForwARd Arkansas, a group that aims to improve public education in Arkansas.

Tandem Apartment Sales Add Up to $11.2 Million (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 4/11/2016 12:00 am

Shorter College Gardens Apartments in North Little Rock sold for $7.05 million while Willow Bend Apartments in Jacksonville sold for $4.25 million.

Developing Your Bench (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 4/11/2016 12:00 am

A succession plan means not only knowing who could move into an open slot, but what development gaps the candidate has for readiness and what the plans are for filling those gaps.

Caroline Morgan Ford Named New Executive Director of Wolfe Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/11/2016 12:00 am

The Wolfe Street Foundation board of directors has named Caroline Morgan Ford the new executive director of the foundation after a regional search conducted upon the resignation of Markey Ford, longtime executive director (and no relation to Caroline Ford).

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.