Tagged: winthrop rockefeller foundation

Arkansas Partners With Winthrop Rockefeller, Walton Foundations on Education

by Associated Press 8/14/2014 1:34 pm

The Arkansas Board of Education has voted to partner with two foundations to strengthen education at struggling schools in the state.

Sherece West-Scantlebury: Asking ‘Why?’

by Kate Knable 2/25/2013 12:00 am

As president and CEO of the nonprofit Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation of Little Rock, Sherece West-Scantlebury is the leader of a staff of nine and oversees an organization that through year-end 2011 had received $25.6 million in funding from the estate of former Arkansas Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller. The philanthropic organization was created using money the former governor left at his death in 1973.

Rockefeller Study: Immigrants Provide Economic Boost, But 4 in 10 Here Illegally

by Mark Carter 1/8/2013 2:33 pm

A study commissioned by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation found that roughly four in 10 immigrants in Arkansas are in the country illegally, but that immigrants as a whole provide a net positive impact on the state's economy.

Foundation Gives Delta Technology Education Center in Dumas $150,000

by Associated Press 10/29/2012 1:14 pm

The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation has awarded a $150,000 grant to support a technology center in southeast Arkansas.