Nonprofits Archive

Arkansas Nonprofit News Network Aiming for Impact

by Kyle Massey 2/13/2017 12:00 am

In an era when “fake news” is a rallying cry and the Trump administration is attacking the press as a “failing” opposition party, Lindsay Millar has launched the Arkansas Nonprofit News Network as a “nonpartisan news project dedicated to producing journalism that matters to Arkansans.”

Comfort Inn & Suites Transaction Checks In at $3.9M (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Andy & Andrew Hotel Investments LLC, led by Ashok Desai, purchased the Comfort Inn & Suites at 3915 McCain Park Drive, backed with a five-year loan of $4 million from Arkansas Federal Credit Union of Jacksonville.

Leonard Johnson Trust Gives $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

by Lance Turner 2/9/2017 11:31 am

The Leonard Johnson Trust is giving $1 million to Arkansas Children's Northwest.

Walton Foundation Contributes $750K to Delta Business Loans

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 10:09 am

The Walton Family Foundation says it is partnering with Southern Bancorp Community Partners to promote economic development in the Delta with a $750,000 investment.

Four Points Brings Two to Midtown Hotel (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2017 12:00 am

Tracy Morales is the new director of sales and marketing and Kevin Steele is now director of public relations and marketing at the Four Points by Sheraton in midtown Little Rock.

Forestry Program Donates $575K to Children's Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/1/2017 03:40 pm

The Arkansas Children's Foundation announced Monday that the Arkansas Forestry Association's Log A Load for Kids program has donated $575,000 for the Emergency Department/Trauma Center at Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Michael Lindsey Takes Seat on Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Michael Lindsey has been appointed to the board of directors of the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance. He serves as director of public affairs and government affairs for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in Bentonville

Mentor Programs Looking to Funnel Women Into STEM

by Marty Cook 1/30/2017 12:00 am

STEMconnector, a national association in Washington, made up of corporate, governmental and private groups, is working to encourage and support young girls and women in pursuing STEM studies.

Director Susan Altrui Says Zoo Exhibits a Habitat for Inspiration

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/30/2017 12:00 am

Susan Altrui was named director of the Little Rock Zoo in December.

Anstaff Bank Donates $250K to Children's Northwest Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/24/2017 03:21 pm

Arkansas Children's Foundation says Anstaff Bank of Green Forest is making a $250,000 commitment to support the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest hospital.

Sarah Kinser Takes Top Post in Arkansas PR Society

by Kyle Massey 1/23/2017 11:18 am

The state chapter of the Public Relations Society of America installed its 2017 officers, including Kinser, of the Arkansas Community Foundation, as president.

Central Arkansas Unemployment Area Rate at Record Lows

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Job growth in central Arkansas has been modest, but unemployment in the region is at historic lows, according to a Metroplan report released earlier this month.

$200K Grant Aims to Lure Doctors to Delta

by Mark Friedman 1/23/2017 12:00 am

To address the shortage of primary care physicians, the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University is using a grant to establish residencies in Delta-area hospitals.

Sam Bledsoe Placed as Surgical Director for Arkansas Heart Hospital (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Sam Bledsoe has joined Arkansas Heart Hospital as the surgical director of the hospital's newly established Bariatric & Metabolic Institute.

Dawn Prasifka on Teaching Your Girl Scout How To Be a Smart Cookie

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Dawn Prasifka has more than 25 years of experience with nonprofit organizations in Arkansas. Before joining Girl Scouts as CEO, she was the executive director of the Centers for Youth & Families Foundation, director of operations for Arkansas Children's Hospital Foundation and volunteer coordinator for Arkansas Hospice.

Endeavor Foundation Donates $2M to Children's Northwest Hospital

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/20/2017 09:33 am

The Endeavor grant will go toward family-centered programs such as financial counseling, volunteer services and pastoral and palliative care.

Walton Family Foundation Awards TheatreSquared $12.5M

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2017 03:31 pm

TheatreSquared received $12.5 million in grants from the Walton Family Foundation for the design and construction of a new facility.

Williams Baptist College Gets $2.9M from Toney Estate

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/17/2017 10:49 am

Williams Baptist College of Walnut Ridge receives $2.9 million from the estate of Jonesboro businessman Clifford Toney.

Townsend Wolfe Dies; Memorial Service Today

by Jan Cottingham 1/16/2017 10:05 am

Townsend Wolfe, the retired longtime director of the Arkansas Arts Center and a transformative figure on the arts in Arkansas, died Saturday at his home in Little Rock.

Former Razorback Ryan Hale Shifts to New Career Planning Bike Trails

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2017 12:00 am

After five-plus years as a program officer at the Walton Family Foundation, Ryan Hale has left to start his own consulting company.

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