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.
The Every Child Promise: Our Community Promises to Empower Families, So That Every Child, Age Birth-Six, Has the Opportunity to Enter Schools, Ready to Learn. October 24th, a five member coalition...more
A luncheon was held for the recipients of the 2017 Humanitarian Award at the Doubletree on Glenstone. The award was presented to Dr. David and Linda Brown. They are known for their work with the...more
Eden Village is God's project "and not ours." That is how co-founder Dr. David Brown described the planned community of tiny homes for chronically disabled homeless people after he and his...more
In August 2016, Michael left his role as senior vice president of philanthropy at the Community Foundation of the Ozarks in Springfield, Missouri, which boasts $268 million in assets and a robust ......more
TRINITY SPRINGS in Cabool recently attained nonprofit status with the help of the Cabool Development Foundation and the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. The organization describes itself as a...more