Community Foundation of the Ozarks



The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is a public foundation serving the Missouri Ozarks. CFO is dedicated to working with its donors, nonprofit partners, and affiliated community foundations in meaningful and purposeful ways.


The Foundation's mission is to enhance the quality of life in our region through resource development, community grantmaking, collaboration, and public leadership.



The Community Foundation of the Ozarks was founded in 1973 and has offices in Springfield and West Plains. CFO has $146 million in charitable assets, over 1,400 funds and has made over $53 million in grants and distributions since its inception.


Web Address

www.cfozarks.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @cfozarks

Assets

$146,000,000 - 2007-12-31


  

Recent News from Community Foundation of the Ozarks


Carthage Community Foundation awards grants to 19 organizations
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Nineteen area organizations will share in more than $40,000 in grants presented by the Carthage Community...more

CFO sets its sights on economic development
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Cleveland Foundation

GRO is the Community Foundation of the Ozarks' first economic development grant program. With the help of a U.S. Department of Agriculture...more

Arvest meets 1 million meal goal with time to spare
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

... Lockwood with the Community Foundation of the Ozarks for the Lockwood Tiger Power Pack; and the Nevada branch has partnered with...more

CFO Announces Growth In The Rural Ozarks Program
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Marshfield Area Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks announced Marshfield, Salem and Sarcoxie as the three communities to receive its first-ever...more

Foundation gives final tornado recovery grant to Joplin School District
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Officials with the Joplin School District, village of Duenweg, Joplin Regional Community Foundation and Community Foundation of the...more

Robberson Elementary students will receive new shoes, thanks to teenager
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Through a fund set up with Community Foundation of the Ozarks, she ended up raising enough money to buy shoes for every one of...more

Salem awarded economic development services
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Salem has been selected as one of three Missouri communities to receive the Community Foundation of the Ozarks' first-ever economic...more

Sarcoxie Receives Portion of Economic Development Grant
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Sarcoxie, Salem, and Marshfield have been chosen to receive more than $300,000 from the USDA and the Community Foundation of the...more

Community Foundation honors Putnam with Fred Lemons Award
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Bill Putnam, Jr., a founding member of the Carthage Community Foundation, was honored with the Fred Lemons Award by the Community...more

Joplin marks fifth anniversary of 2011 tornado
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

All told, the Community Foundation of the Ozarks and our affiliate, the Joplin Regional Community Foundation, processed more than $12 million...more

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Greene County, MO
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