Community Development

FORGE’s top priority is developing thriving small communities.

Providing capital to start local businesses is just one way FORGE benefits the region. For instance, FORGE was responsible for the creation of the Huntsville Farmers Market, and has assisted Boone County Independent Living in renovating apartments for their residents.

Given today’s difficult economy, we have established an emergency loan fund for individuals just struggling to get by. These loans are for necessities like car repairs, mortgage payments, and utility bills. They do not come from the investment loan fund, but rather from donations from our generous members. To donate, please contact the FORGE office.

Contact

Phone: (479) 738-1585
Email: forge@forgefund.org
Fax: (479) 738-6288
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1138
Huntsville, AR 72740

forge-logo

Legal

The Federal Equal Credit Oppurtunity Act (ECOA) prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age (provided the applicant has the capacity to enter into a binding contract), because all or part of the applicant’s income derives from any public assistance program, or because the applicant has in good faith exercised any right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act.

Mission

FORGE, through its community based lending activities, seeks to promote community development and enhance the quality of life and economic sustainability of agrarian communities by linking...

Investors with Borrowers
Urban and Rural Communities
Consumers with Producers
Low income groups with Basic Affordable Credit

Disclaimer Notice: The Federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age (provided the applicant has the capacity to enter into a binding contract), because all or part of the applicant’s income derives from any public assistance program, or because the applicant has in good faith exercised any right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act.