Fort Smith’s history dates from 1817, when a small fort was established near what would become the border of Arkansas and Oklahoma. Today, it is Arkansas’ second largest city with the state’s most diverse population. Despite per capita income 12 per cent above the Arkansas average, Fort Smith has the same 12 per cent poverty level as the rest of the state. So, there exist both the capacity for philanthropic funds and unmet community needs.
Executive Director Susan Krafft gestures while talking in her office Thursday at the Fort Smith Area Arkansas Community Foundation in Central Mall. Executive Director Susan Krafft gestures while...more
Susan Krafft recently accepted the position of executive director of Fort Smith Area Community Foundation (FSACF), a local affiliate office of Arkansas Community Foundation (ARCF). Arkansas Community...more
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Long-time community benefactor Donnie Pendergraft was named Philanthropist of the Year by the Fort Smith Area Community Foundation, with monetary donation ...
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