FORGE is a membership organization consisting of current and former borrowers, investors, donors, and other supporters of our mission. Members receive a quarterly newsletter and other relevant updates. Payment of the one-time $35 membership fee guarantees lifetime membership in our organization. A look at a few of our members highlights some of the unique projects FORGE has funded over the years.

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Mayapple Salon & Boutique

This thriving local salon, founded by local (rockstar) stylists Roxie Hunt and Melissa Arens, got itís start with help from a FORGE Small Business Loan.

Laura Lynnís Rain Barrels

Rick and Laura Lynn Gilbert had a simple solution to a complex problem. And with a FORGE loan, they were able to expand their rain barrel system into a sustainable business that now attracts master gardeners across the Ozarks.

The Headwaters School and Community Center

The volunteer builders of the Headwater School in Red Star, AR used energy efficient innovative straw bale construction for the exterior walls of their school building.

Food and Life Farm

Irria and Dane Ruff
All the Ruff family needed was an irrigation pump to get their fruit and vegetable farm up and going.

LeAnn Wingrove, Jeweler

FORGE helped LeAnn buy tools and materials to expand her jewelry business.

Process Systems Integration

Richard Caywood
FORGE helped Richard expand his machine shop.

Boone County Independent Living (BCIL)

A FORGE loan helped BCIL renovate apartments for disabled individuals.

Eco-Wood Products

Scott Dollar
Scott purchased his bandsaw mill with a FORGE loan.

Contact Us
Phone: (479) 738-1585
Fax: (479) 738-6288
P.O. Box 1138
Huntsville, AR 72740

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