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UA GORP Incubator Gets $1.2M to Expand

The University of Arkansas’ Greenhouse Outdoor Recreation Program has received a $1.2 million grant to expand its work supporting outdoor startups in Arkansas. The grant, from the U.S. Economic Development […] read more >
Ranu Jung, the executive director of the Institute for Integrative & Innovative Research now under construction at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Jung called the institute “the new model for public research and partnerships for economic growth.”
Business Services / Education / Real Estate

I3R Director Finds Home in FayettevilleLock Icon

Renowned biomedical engineer Ranu Jung purchased a six-bedroom home in an exclusive neighborhood. read more >
Ranu Jung, the executive director of the Institute for Integrative & Innovative Research now under construction at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Jung called the institute “the new model for public research and partnerships for economic growth.”
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I3R at UA Pursues New Model for Research

A $195 million Walton grant fuels public research effort aimed at economic growth. read more >
UCA President Houston Davis called the Windgate Center for Fine & Performing Arts a “game-changer.”
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Windgate Fuels Boom In Building for the ArtsLock Icon

The Windgate Foundation is transforming arts education in Arkansas one building at a time. read more >
Don Munro
Nonprofits / Tourism

Walton Foundation Honors Don Munro With $800K Donation

The Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation Board gives $800,000 to the Don Munro Building Community Endowment at the Arkansas Community Foundation. read more >
Rick Niece
Education / Nonprofits

University of the Ozarks Gets $525K From Walton Foundation

The University of the Ozarks has received $525,000 from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation in Bentonville. The gift was made in honor of the university's long-time former president and foundation board member, Dr. Rick D. Niece. read more >
Nonprofits / Small Business

Walton Family Gives UA $194.7M to Start Research Institute

The University of Arkansas says it will establish the Institute for Integrative and Innovative Research with a $194.7 million grant from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation. read more >
Education / Nonprofits / Small Business

Walton Foundation Gives $23.7M to UA

The Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation has given $23.7 million to the University of Arkansas' research and economic development infrastructure. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

Windgate Foundation Donates $40M for Art District at UA

The Windgate Charitable Foundation has donated $40 million to the University of Arkansas for the creation of a new Windgate Art & Design District in south Fayetteville. read more >
A quarter of a $120 million gift from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation is earmarked to renovate the Fine Arts Building at the University of Arkansas, a landmark designed by Edward Durell Stone.
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In Becoming an Arts Beacon, UA Refurbishes a Landmark

Jeannie Hulen’s ambition to promote the learning of art at the University of Arkansas received an enormous boost this summer when the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation gave the school a $120 million gift. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

Walton Family Gives $120M to Start School of Art at UA

The University of Arkansas says that the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation has given it $120 million to establish the School of Art. read more >

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Nonprofits

A nonprofits resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions. read more >
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, which Sam Walton’s daughter Alice opened in Bentonville on Nov. 11, 2011, represents the single largest philanthropic act made possible by Wal-Mart wealth in Arkansas, but innumerable other gifts have transformed medical, education and athletic institutions across the state.

Wealth Created by Wal-Mart Supports Massive Philanthropic Efforts in Arkansas

Wal-Mart made a number of Arkansans very rich, and that wealth has been manifested in billions of dollars worth of gifts to educational, medical and cultural institutions in the state. read more >