Philip Adams

Vice President
Biography
Philip Adams is the Director of Arkansas PROMISE, a five-year, $35 million federal grant to the University of Arkansas and the Arkansas Department of Education. Services provided through PROMISE include paid work experiences, intensive case management, employment training and support for youth and families, benefits counseling, and health and wellness education. Families also participate in financial literacy workshops that focus on asset building, financial planning and financial management. Adams was recently honored by the Association on Higher Education and Disability for his work to promote social justice for people with disabilities in their communities. Adams formerly worked as an organic farmer in Nashville, TN and as special assistant for agency and legislative affairs in Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe’s office. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas, and lives with his wife and daughter in Springdale.

Contact

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

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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.