August 21st, 2007
Southern Good Faith Fund’s Public Policy program is supporting several initiatives to increase asset building opportunities for working Arkansans. A key priority is increasing funding for the state’s Individual Development Account (IDA) program. The current annual appropriation level of $550,000 for IDAs does not allow access to them statewide or in every county. Currently, four organizations offer Temporary Assistance for Needy Families funded IDA accounts in 36 of the state’s…
June 13th, 2007
The Arkadelphia Area Chamber of Commerce, Clark County Industrial Council and Small Business Development Center at Henderson State University are teaming up to bring back “Business After Hours.”
May 23rd, 2007
The Pine Bluff Commercial named Angela Austin, program manager of Southern Good Faith Fund’s Business Development Center, one of “Thirty Under 30″ in their Sunday April 29, 2007 edition.
May 18th, 2007
JustPhilanthropy.org provides a framework for achieving greater impact. It guides you to actions that make a difference in closing well-documented gaps in racial equity and removing barriers for achieving fair outcomes.
May 9th, 2007
HELENA-WEST HELENA – Voters narrowly approved a single, two-cent sales tax increase here just over a year after they rejected two separate proposals to raise the sales tax by 1 percentage point.
The increase – which will raise the total sales tax charged in the city to 10 percent – passed by a 125 vote margin Tuesday, with 1,555 votes for the tax and 1,430 casting their ballots against the tax.