State Board of Education Joins Strategic Partnership with Foundations to Improve Educational Opportunity in Arkansas
The Arkansas Board of Education on Thursday voted to establish a strategic partnership with the state’s two leading foundations committed to increasing educational attainment. Through the ForwARd initiative, the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and Walton Family Foundation will lead the development of a comprehensive plan to strengthen public education in the state and provide recommendations for academically distressed schools and districts.     Read More

Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation Announces Board Officers, New Board Members, and New Staff
The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation announces its 2014 Board Officers and Board Members and three new staff members.     Read More

President Bill Clinton and Foundation Executives Welcome Southern Bancorp’s New Leadership
Former President Bill Clinton and leaders from of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation welcomed Darrin Williams, Speaker Pro-Tem of the Arkansas General Assembly, and Dr. Glendell Jones, Jr., President of Henderson State University in Arkadelphia, as the respective CEO and Governing Board Chair of Southern Bancorp.     Read More

Governor Proclaims October as Month to Recognize Impact of Advocacy and Organizing
WRF announces it is investing more than a half million dollars to promote strategies that improve college retention and graduation rates in Arkansas.     Read More

Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation Says “Here, We’re All Arkansans”
Arkansas immigrants are investing in strong communities and a path to success for everyone in the state, according to the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation’s 2012 annual report.     Read More


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