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ArkansasGives Announces Third and Final Event

by Soirée Staff 8/24/2016 5:41 pm

They say the third time’s the charm and ArkansasGives has plans to make it’s third year every bit as successful, even though organizers announced that 2017 will be its final year.

Rhonna Wade Takes Director Slot at Arkansas Community Foundation (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/18/2016 12:00 am

Rhonna Wade of Little Rock has been named one of two statewide outreach directors at Arkansas Community Foundation. She previously was youth programs director at Just Communities of Arkansas, where she facilitated workshops creating more inclusive communities.

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.

Arkansas Community Foundation Aiming to Raise $4M in One Day

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/6/2016 2:34 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.

The Best Ways to Give for ArkansasGives

by Soirée Staff 4/6/2016 8:40 am

It's a full day devoted to raising money for the state's nonprofits, but it's much more than clicking a "DONATE" button.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Nonprofits

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

A nonprofits resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

ArkansasGives Aiming to Raise $4 Million This Year

by Alexis Hosticka 2/9/2016 9:07 am

With a minimum donation of only $25 and hundreds of local charities to choose from, ArkansasGives is something we can all get behind, and it's just around the corner.

Arkansas Community Foundation Elects Three to Board of Directors (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/14/2015 12:00 am

Ramsay Ball of Bentonville, Don Greenland of Conway and Andy Peeler of Jonesboro have been elected to the board of directors of the Arkansas Community Foundation of Little Rock.

AR Kids Reads Looks for More Volunteers

by Alexis Hosticka 9/11/2015 3:35 pm

AR Kids Read announced a $70,000 matching grant from the combined efforts of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation, Fifty for the Future, Arkansas Community Foundation and The National Christian Foundation at an event on Sept. 8.

ArkansasGives Raises $2.3M for Arkansas Nonprofits

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/3/2015 10:47 am

A one-day online giving program to help Arkansas nonprofits raised $2.3 million from more than 7,500 people on Thursday, the Arkansas Community Foundation said Friday.

ArkansasGives Event to Benefit Nonprofits on Thursday

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/1/2015 3:39 pm

On Thursday, Arkansans can donate online to help the Arkansas Community Foundation reach its goal of $1 million raised for nonprofits statewide through the ArkansasGives event.

Get Your Philanthropy On With ArkansasGives This Thursday

by Jess Ardrey 3/30/2015 9:29 am

Lending a hand to local nonprofits, ArkansasGives is a day dedicated to online giving. You know, like the opposite of Cyber Monday.

ArkansasGives Dedicates Day to Online Philanthropy

by Jess Ardrey 2/4/2015 7:34 am

If you've been waiting for a good opportunity to give to your favorite local nonprofits, here's your chance. Find out how much your donation is really worth and when your giving counts most.

Four Ways To Reduce College Costs (While Still in High School!)

by Family Features 9/29/2014 12:00 am

College is a significant investment and figuring out how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. It’s easy to see why the topic causes stress: Outstanding student loan debt has now reached $1.2 trillion, according to 2013 estimates from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Yet there are ways to help reduce the amount a family or student has to borrow to fund a college education, especially if you start early.

Arkansas Community Foundation's Heather Larkin on Your Neighbors' Aspirations

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/16/2014 12:00 am

A native of Charleston (Franklin County), Heather Larkin is a graduate of Hendrix College in Conway and the Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She joined the Arkansas Community Foundation in 1998 and became its president and chief executive officer in January 2008.

Learn to Give Effectively (Heather Larkin Commentary)

by Heather Larkin 9/30/2013 12:00 am

Unquestionably, our state’s generosity is one of our greatest assets. However, overcoming the challenges facing Arkansas requires us each to give with our heads, not just our hearts. It’s not enough to give; we’ve got to give smart.

Hungry for Change: POTLUCK Works To Rescue Food, Transform Lives

by Samuel G. Smith 4/1/2013 12:00 am

POTLUCK serves as a critical source of food for Arkansas charities, gathering nutritious leftovers from restaurants, grocers, farmers markets and other sources, then distributing it free of charge. Unlike most food relief organizations that focus on nonperishables, POTLUCK deals almost exclusively with items like meat, fresh produce and recently prepared meals, filling the gap that others leave.

Sam Alley, Brian Itzkowitz Named Top Executives at Arkansas Business of the Year Awards

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2013 12:17 am

Sam Alley, CEO of VCC in Little Rock, and Brian Itzkowitz, CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas, won executive of the year awards at Tuesday's 25th annual Arkansas Business of the Year Awards at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock, presented by Centennial Bank.

Get Tickets to Arkansas Business of the Year Awards Tuesday at Statehouse Convention Center

by Karen Martin 2/15/2012 5:14 am

Arkansas Business of the Year Awards 2012, honoring executives, businesses and nonprofits in several categories, is happening Tuesday (Feb. 21) at Statehouse Convention Center, Markham and Main streets, Little Rock. Do you have your tickets yet? Order them below.

Degree Discount: How to Pay as Little as Possible for Your Diploma

by Arkansas NEXT Staff 9/19/2011 12:00 am

College isn’t cheap. But before you succumb to sticker shock, know this: 80 percent of freshmen at Arkansas colleges receive some kind of financial aid. Follow this step-by-step guide and you’ve got a good shot at leaving college with a degree and little (or no) debt.