Collins to work toward increasing visitation to Arkansas by groups and promoting the state's appeal
The Foundation Center in New York, which keeps statistics on private and corporate foundations, offers the following figures on private foundations in Arkansas:
• The number of foundations in Arkansas increased from 107 in 1975 to 252 in 2002.
• The assets of those foundations increased from $26 million in 1975 ($91.2 million in 2002 dollars) to $1.8 billion in 2002.
• The giving by those foundations increased from $2 million in 1975
($7,017,990 in 2002 dollars) to $218 million in 2002.