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...
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
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 is a non-profit 501c3 Pregnancy and Family Resource Center supporting the needs of the River Valley. We provide many programs to help woman, men and families. Our organization is solely supported through donations from local churches, organizations, businesses and individuals.
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
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
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.

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PO Box 1153 • Fort Smith, AR 72902

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The Fort Smith Downtown Business Association (FSDBA) meets every month on the second Wednesday at 6 PM. The location varies so please check our calendar of events for location information.
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