Nonprofits Archive

Delta Plastics Takes Over As Title Sponsor Of Governor's Cup

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 9/26/2017 01:58 pm

Delta Plastics of Little Rock succeeds the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation as the title sponsor of the Arkansas Governor's Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition.

Winrock International Awarded $279K Grant

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2017 01:33 pm

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced Tuesday that Winrock International has been awarded a $279,202 grant for the Delta Innovation Fund.

Vogelpohl Helps Create 'People of Action' Campaign for Rotary International

by Lydia McAllister 9/26/2017 11:31 am

Sharon Vogelpohl chaired on the Rotary International Branding Initiative, leading a committee of Rotarians from around the world in developing a branding campaign strategy for the international service organization that debuted at the Rotary International Convention in June.

20 in Their 20s: New Influentials of 2017 Take Courage, Drive and Heart to Every Corner of Arkansas

by Gwen Moritz 9/25/2017 12:00 am

This is the ninth year that Arkansas Business has sought out talented young leaders in our business and nonprofit community to introduce to readers in a feature called the New Influentials: 20 in Their 20s.

Simmons First's Burt Hicks Reflects Upon Impact

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2017 12:00 am

Burt Hicks is the president and CEO of Simmons First Investment Group Inc.

Kenneth James to Retire from AAIMS

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2017 11:37 am

Kenneth James, president for the Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science, will retire from the organization on Dec. 31, the AAIMS announced Thursday.

Data Theft: Is Your Business Ready? (Aaron Gamewell Expert Advice)

by Aaron Gamewell 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Aaron Gamewell of SBS CyberSecurity offers his list of actions that every business should deploy to mitigate the risk of a data breach.

Albert Braunfisch to Lead Hendrix College Board

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/13/2017 01:21 pm

Hendrix College of Conway said Wednesday that Albert Braunfisch of Little Rock has been named to a five-year term as chair of the private liberal arts college's board of trustees.

Alice Walton Announces New Art Bridges Foundation

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/13/2017 09:47 am

Alice Walton, daughter of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. founder Sam M. Walton and the founder of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, forms a new nonprofit foundation called Art Bridges.

Kathleen Lawson to Lead Economics Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/12/2017 03:12 pm

Economics Arkansas, a nonprofit educational organization that promotes economic and financial literacy, said Tuesday that Kathleen Lawson will be its new executive director effective Oct. 2.

Erica Goss Goes to NLRCVB (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Erica Goss has joined the North Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau as sales manager.

No Catch: Lower Electric Bills Pay for High-Efficiency Retrofits

by Kyle Massey 9/11/2017 12:00 am

OECC's PAYS program — for Pay As You Save — has erased the doubts of landlords and homeowners alike, retrofitting close to 300 homes at a cost of $1.5 million since April 2016.

Tyson Foods Commits to Food Sustainability

by Marty Cook 9/11/2017 12:00 am

Tyson Foods CEO Tom Hayes says his company's commitment to creating a sustainable food program can help create a healthier environment, a healthier workforce and healthier animals.

First Pentecostal Church of Bryant Sold for $3.3M

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/11/2017 12:00 am

A church, residential property and rural acreage in Saline County combine with a Lonoke County farm for a six-pack of multimillion-dollar real estate transactions.

Mocking the Media at Its Heroic Hour

by Kyle Massey 9/11/2017 12:00 am

A hurricane had devastated his hometown, other powerful storms were brewing in the Atlantic, and Bill Bishop was fed up with hot air.

Report: Arkansas Schools Have High Chronic Absenteeism Rates

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/6/2017 01:08 pm

Attendance Works and the Everyone Graduates Center released an analysis Friday that shows 50 Arkansas public schools have chronic absenteeism rates of 30 percent or more.

Arkansas Business Presents New Lists of Minority-, Woman-Owned Companies

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Arkansas Business presents two lists of 135 minority-owned companies and 98 woman-owned companies who responded to our first-ever survey of companies in those categories.

Our Enemies, Ourselves (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 9/4/2017 12:00 am

It's the job of the enemies of the American people to ask questions. Just as it's been the job of the enemies of the American people in the last week to cover historic, tragic Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath of flooding, death and destruction.

The Fabric of Our Lives (Craig Douglass On Consumers)

by Craig Douglass 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Corporate social responsibility is a term applied to a company's adherence to the letter and spirit of the law. It has also come to mean, in a broader sense, how a company and its leadership act based on corporate conscience — that internal guide to the rightness or wrongness of corporate or individual behavior.

Women's Foundation Director Anna Beth Gorman Says Interest in Equity Pays Off

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/4/2017 12:00 am

Anna Beth Gorman was named executive director of the Women's Foundation of Arkansas in April 2016.