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


Champagne Campaign To Toast Passion For Giving Local
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Wal-Mart Foundation

WHAT: Social/informational gathering to celebrate the work of the Community Foundation of the Lake. Includes heavy hors d'oeuvres,...more

Projects to help, honor veterans abound in Mount Vernon
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Fundraising for the projects is taking place through the Veterans Way Fund established with the Mount Vernon Area Community...more

Supporting Rural Schools
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

There are a lot of good days when you work for a community foundation, particularly one as diverse and action-oriented as the Community...more

Grants improve quality of life in the Ozarks
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

One of the primary tools the Community Foundation of the Ozarks uses to improve the quality of life in the areas we serve is our grantmaking...more

Community Foundation's Earliest Employees Remember When...
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks Celebrated its 43rd anniversary June 18th, and for this edition of Making a Difference; Stories of Hope...more

Police foundations, like the new one in Springfield, are sources of help and controversy
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

... the check payable to Springfield Police Foundation Fund and mail it to Community Foundation of the Ozarks, PO Box 8960, Springfield, MO,...more

Youth Council looking for volunteers
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Youth Council previously received a grant from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks in order to help get the main part of the rink...more

Community foundations bond over struggles areas face
Foundation: Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Lincoln Community Foundation, Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation

When the poverty rate in Lincoln, Neb. surpassed 10 percent following the Great Recession, the Lincoln Community Foundation catalyzed...more

CFO scholarships further students' prospects
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

... Community Foundation of the Ozarks-administered scholarships, representing some 375 named funds, during the 2016-17 college academic...more

Greene County Juvenile Office provides enriching classroom experiences for juveniles
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

A fund established at the Community Foundation of the Ozarks helps supplement the Springfield Public Schools' funding that pays for the...more

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