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


Community Foundation Background


  

Recent News from Community Foundation of the Ozarks


Community Foundation of the Lake 2018 grant requests due Jan. 27
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Community Foundation of the Lake grants are available for programs and organizations in Camden, Miller and Morgan Counties. Grant requests for the Community Foundation of the Lake's 2018...more

Every Child Promise Fulfilled
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

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

Community Foundation of the Ozarks Announces Humanitarian Award Recipients
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

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

'This is God's project': Eden Village co-founder and Humanitarian Award winner
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

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

An influential leader in philanthropy
Foundation: Cape Coral Community Foundation, Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Silicon Valley Community Foundation

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

Aurora YEP members attend conference
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Youth Empowerment Project is a program of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. The goal of the program is to promote the principles...more

Trinity Springs receives nonprofit status
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

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

How is Springfield's collective mental health? Experts are studying that now.
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

... in battles with mental health and substance abuse issues spoke at an emotional event held at the Community Foundation of the Ozarks...more

Aurora plays host to Ozarks Teacher Corps
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Over 30 members and a host of VIPs from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks and the Rural Schools Partnership visited Aurora on...more

Community leaders should focus on wages
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is to be commended for the comprehensive report issued this week and the News-Leader for leading...more

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