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University of the Ozarks Gets $2.2M Gift From Windgate Foundation

The gift will endow a current professorship position and allow the private liberal arts school in Clarksville to create a new graphic design curriculum. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

UA Monticello Gets $299K Grant From Windgate Foundation

The funds will support need-based scholarships, technology education and more. read more >
Construction / Nonprofits

Women & Children First Gets $12M in Grants for New Shelter

The Little Rock nonprofit plans to expand its bed count from 54 to 132 with the new 41,345-SF shelter. read more >
Banking & Finance / Education / Nonprofits

Arkansas Universities Announce Tuition-Free Programs Amidst ‘Last Dollar’ Scholarship TrendLock Icon

Some of Arkansas’ biggest universities are offering scholarships to make tuition essentially free for some students. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

UCA Fundraising Campaign Surpasses $100M Target

The campaign, which began silently in 2017 and went public in 2021, was bookended by major gifts from the Windgate Foundation. read more >

John Ed Anthony Receives AMFA Foundation’s Winthrop Rockefeller Award

He is the 47th recipient of the award, given to those who support the arts and the museum. read more >
Construction / Education / Nonprofits

$500K Gift Brings ASO Music Center Closer to Groundbreaking

The original $9 million estimated cost of the project has grown due to rising interest rates and construction costs. read more >
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus
Education / Nonprofits

Windgate Foundation Awards $3.5M to UA Little Rock Teacher Education Program

The gift will support the transformation of teacher education at UA Little Rock in its quest to become a premier provider of teachers in the state. read more >
Dr. Victoria Ramirez, executive director of the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts addresses the media and invited guests at the soft opening of the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. The museum underwent a nearly four year extensive expansion and renovation.
 
Construction / Nonprofits / Tourism

AMFA Provides A Peek Inside Ahead of Opening Day

After a lengthy renovation and capital campaign that raised more than $160 million, the Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts of Little Rock is gearing up for opening day. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

SAU Gets $654K in Grants From Windgate Foundation

Southern Arkansas University of Magnolia has received grants totaling $653,774 from the nonprofit Windgate Foundation and will use the money for its art and design program and scholarships. read more >
Windgate Art & Design at UAFS, a state-of-the-art gallery, workspace, classroom and office building built with a $15.5 million gift from the Windgate Foundation.
Construction / Education / Health Care

$18.7M Gift to Expand UAFS Nursing, Arts Programs

It's the largest donation in the university's 94-year history. read more >
A rendering of the Windgate Artspace Campus planned for Little Rock's east side
Construction / Nonprofits / Real Estate

$36M Mixed-Use Space for Artists Planned in Little Rock

The Artspace Windgate Campus is envisioned as a 94,000-SF, four-story building with 60 residential units for artists and their families, along with studios, gallery and event space, and a large outdoor courtyard. read more >
Construction / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

New Timeline Set for Opening of Arkansas Museum of Fine Arts

Executive Director Victoria Ramirez said supply chain delays have contributed to the opening being pushed back. read more >
Organizers said the Stella Boyle Smith Music Center would expand the orchestra's capacity for children's programming.
Construction / Education / Nonprofits

Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Gets $1.5M Grant for New Music Center

The nonprofit has raised 60% of the funds it needs to break ground on the project. read more >
Kelly Damphousse, chancellor of Arkansas State Univeristy in Jonesboro.
Education

ASU Chancellor Kelly Damphousse Resigns

He's taking a job at Texas State University that will bring him closer to friends and family. read more >
A map showing the site of the new Windgate Hall of Art & Innovation at Arkansas State University. 
Construction / Education / Nonprofits

Windgate Foundation Gives $25M to ASU for Hall of Art & Innovation

It's the largest donation in the school's history. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Grants to Help Arkansas PBS Build ‘Learning Neighborhood’

The program will help kids build skills like functional literacy and critical thinking, and show them eventual career options in age-appropriate ways. read more >
Nonprofits

Windgate Foundation Awards $1.56M to Henderson for Scholarships

It's the fifth gift the Windgate Foundation has bestowed in the past month. read more >
Education

Windgate Foundation Awards $3M to UA Little Rock for Art Education, Outreach

The Windgate Foundation awards more than $3 million to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for art outreach, acquisition, and to support education and outreach programs of the university-affiliated nonprofit Children International. read more >
Rendering of the Windgate Studio & Design Center that is set to open in Fall 2022. The center will anchor the University of Araknsas' planned arts district. 
Construction / Nonprofits

Windgate Awards Another $30M for UA Art District

The Windgate Foundation awards another $30 million grant to the University of Arkansas for the second phase of its planned Windgate Art and Design District. read more >