Arkansas Business Weekly Edition

October 16, 2017

Go Fund Me: Medical Bills Spur New Ways to Pay This article is available only in print.

Go Fund Me: Medical Bills Spur New Ways to Pay

In an era of soaring medical costs, more and more people are turning to fundraising platforms like GoFundMe to help defray their expenses. read more >

Majestic Death Looms Over Spa City

The destruction of the Majestic Hotel left an indelible scar on the psyche of Hot Springs officials and residents. read more >

Alice Walton's Art Bridges Puts Art On Road 'For All' This article is available only in print.

Art Bridges, the nonprofit founded by Alice Walton will partner with museums and other institutions throughout the United States to share works of American art. read more >

Real Deals

A look at important real estate deals & transactions in Pulaski County. This article is available only in print.

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Outtakes

A weekly column on local media & marketing news and notes.

This Week's List

CARTI Docs Again Get Highest Nonprofit Salaries

CARTI Docs Again Get Highest Nonprofit Salaries

Oncologists from Central Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute again dominate the list of the state's highest-paid nonprofit employees, occupying four of the top five positions with total compensation of $1.57 million to $2.3 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2016. read more >


Executive Q&A

APM's Vanessa McKuin on How the Public Can Band Together on Radio

APM's Vanessa McKuin on How the Public Can Band Together on Radio

The Arkansas Public Media executive describes the nonprofit's mission, and discusses media credibility in a “fake news” era. read more >

Spotlight: Nonprofits

Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Services

Hospital Vendors Earn Millions for Services This article is available only in print.

Tax forms filed by nonprofit hospitals in Arkansas provide a peek into the millions of dollars the hospitals spend on their vendors. read more >

Pro Bono Work Can Also Be Good For Business, Bill Waddell Says

Pro Bono Work Can Also Be Good For Business, Bill Waddell Says

When Little Rock attorney Bill Waddell found himself in the national spotlight in August, he embraced it to spread the word on the first rural legal-medical partnership in Arkansas. read more >

Charitable Giving in the US Declines

Charitable Giving in the US Declines

Fewer Americans appear to be giving to charity, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy's 2017 report on charitable giving, “How America Gives Special Report: Breaking the Charity Habit.” read more >

Majestic Death Looms Over Spa City

Majestic Death Looms Over Spa City

The destruction of the Majestic Hotel left an indelible scar on the psyche of Hot Springs officials and residents. read more >

Alice Walton's Art Bridges Puts Art On Road 'For All'

Alice Walton's Art Bridges Puts Art On Road 'For All' This article is available only in print.

Art Bridges, the nonprofit founded by Alice Walton will partner with museums and other institutions throughout the United States to share works of American art. read more >

Go Fund Me: Medical Bills Spur New Ways to Pay

Go Fund Me: Medical Bills Spur New Ways to Pay This article is available only in print.

In an era of soaring medical costs, more and more people are turning to fundraising platforms like GoFundMe to help defray their expenses. read more >

Opinion & Analysis

Everyone Needs a Little Nudge (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Everyone Needs a Little Nudge (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Richard Thaler was already a rock star among economists before he was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences last week. read more >

Make Your Sponsorships Mutually Beneficial (Tabitha Doddridge Expert Advice)

Make Your Sponsorships Mutually Beneficial (Tabitha Doddridge Expert Advice)

There once was a day when nonprofits survived on charitable giving alone. Today the financial viability of these organizations and ultimately the success of their missions are more the result of strategic sponsorships with corporate donors. read more >

Courageous Authenticity (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Courageous Authenticity (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

Whether it is an emotionally charged public display or an offhand remark in a meeting, the organization will take its lead from the boss' response to a violation of culture. read more >

A Threat to Communities (Editorial)

A Threat to Communities (Editorial)

Repealing the Affordable Care Act without something to replace it is scary. Especially here in Arkansas, where legislators — with Republicans in the lead — took a law they didn't like and made lemonade. read more >

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