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.


64.6 is a non-profit committed to building vibrant spaces in Arkansas. Formed in 2015, 64.6 was created to mobilize place-making in Fort Smith and Arkansas through the establishment of innovative and creative spaces, events and activities.
Our mission is to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.
We build homes with partner families that are living in substandard living conditions.

Standing regally in the Belle Grove Historic District, the Clayton House serves as a living history book of Fort Smith’s elegant Victorian period during the city’s frontier beginnings on the border of Indian Territory. The Italianate-style mansion...
Family Homeless Shelter
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 Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House provides cost-free, ongoing support for patients fighting cancer. The House is a haven where patients join others to accomplish a shared goal: Survivorship.
The Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau (FSCVB) is the destination marketing organization for the city of Fort Smith, Arkansas.
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.
Art Museum - Exhibits, lectures, adult workshops, children classes and camps
Charter High School
The Good Samaritan Clinic provides compassionate community care for our area’s neighbors in need.
Heart to Heart Pregnancy Center is a non-denominational Christian Pro-Life Ministry dedicated to helping young girls, women, men, and families who are expecting an unplanned pregnancy.
The Literacy Council of Western Arkansas enables adult learners to acquire or improve basic skills in reading, writing, math, digital literacy, financial literacy, and English language, as well as prepare for US Citizenship. Adult learners attain their personal literacy goals and increase their self
Mission “Mercy Crest Assisted Living, a ministry of the Sisters of Mercy, provides services that advance the quality of life for the elderly and disabled residents in the most appropriate, least restrictive, Christian environment, with particular concern for those who are economically poor.”
9 AM-4 PM (Mon-Fri); 12:30 PM-4 PM (Sat); 1:30 PM-4:30 PM (Sun)
To ensure the community an surrounding areas have adequate meals with the freshest fruit and produce available while teaching life skills.
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.
A historic house museum in the heart of the Belle Grove Historic District. The former home of Wm. H.H. Clayton, chief prosecutor in Judge Parker's famed court, beautifully restored and maintained. Available for tours, event rentals, and a venue for all your wedding needs. Tues-Sat 12-4 and Sun 1-4

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PO Box 1153 • Fort Smith, AR 72902


The Fort Smith Downtown Business Association (FSDBA) meets every month on the second Wednesday from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM The location varies so please check our calendar of events for location information.
Visitors welcome!