Fort Smith is a community that prioritizes philanthropy. Our city is home to many charitable organizations doing outstanding work in every area. We make giving, fundraising and volunteering a part of our daily lives. FSDBA non-profit members demonstrate some of the exemplary contributions being made to benefit our citizens and our region. We encourage you to learn about their work and how you can get involved.


We build homes with partner families that are living in substandard living conditions.

Bordertown Events is a local non-profit that helps the community generate funds and awareness of their cause/need.
CSA offers a line-up of professional faculty who are leaders in their field and love working with young people. We intend to develop programs that meet the needs and interests of all people, from the amateur to the highly gifted. We provide a unique artistic experience for each student. If you are l
The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau (FSCVB) is the destination marketing organization for the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
At the Fort Smith Farmers Market, our commitment is to fresh, locally grown produce and handmade goods helping the Arkansas River Valley grow and thrive!
The mission of the Fort Smith Museum of History is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of Fort Smith and the surrounding region.
The Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce works for its members. Through our committees and divisions we develop programs and initiatives to benefit our members and region. JOIN THE CHAMBER!! Together we are stronger.
At Future School of Fort Smith, we envision a global community where young adults demonstrate limitless self- actualization cropped-Number3.pngas compassionate and innovative 21st century leaders. Incorporating proven national and international models, we guide students to develop their strengths an
Heart to Heart Pregnancy Support Center is a non-denominational Pro-Life Christian Ministry dedicated to helping young girls, women, men & families who are expecting an unplanned pregnancy. We offer free pregnancy tests, peer counseling and referrals to medical facilities, adoption agencies, living
Make Miss Laura's your first stop tour the Victorian mansion that has become a prominent symbol of this once boisterous border town's very colorful past!
Did you know that the campus model of comprehensive services has an 80-95% success rate of helping people out of homelessness? The definition of success is when a person does not return to homelessness for one year.
The mission of STEPS Family Resource Center is to promote healthy lifestyles and strengthen families in our community by offering Safety, Training, Education, and Prevention that provide Solutions.
The United States Marshals Museum will be a 50,000 square foot world-class facility on the banks of the Arkansas River in Fort Smith, AR. Opening September 24, 2019, the Museum will be iconic in design and transformative in experience.
WestArk RSVP is a local non-profit program which provides active adults 55+ opportunities to use their lifetime of skills for meaningful volunteer activity.

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Fort Smith Downtown Business Association mission is to develop and promote the downtown area as a culmination of services, shopping, entertainment, dining, history, and values of tradition within our community.

Contact Us


The Fort Smith Downtown Business Association (FSDBA) meets every second Wednesday of the month at 6 PM in the meeting room of the Courtyard by Marriott, 900 Rogers Avenue, in downtown Fort Smith.
Visitors welcome!