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


Open for Business: Social
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

SCG is investing a $12,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks allowing it to prepare produce and host classes at Cox North. The organization agreed to lease CoxHealth's kitchen for...more

Helping those who can't help themselves
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

An attached garage was remodeled into a two-chair dental office, thanks to additional funding from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks. The clinic began offering dental services in 2007. The...more

The Hurts Donut Cupid will be out delivering sweets on Valentine's Day
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

If you spot a dancing, hairy man wearing only a diaper this Valentine's Day, try not to be frightened. It's probably just the Hurts Donut Cupid delivering doughnuts. He visited Community Foundation...more

CFO Grant Program Addresses Health Issues In Rural Ozarks
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks has teamed-up with the Missouri Foundation For Health, to provide funding for the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative. ROHI is a 3 year grant program to address...more

FRCF honors 2017 Ozark Community Award winners with charitable stipends
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Finley River Community Foundation is pleased to announce $900 in charity contributions have been made to honor the 2017 Ozark Community Award winners who were announced at the Jan. 20 Community...more

Local businesses support Women With Heart
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Women with Heart, a Giving Circle of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, will host a fundraising luncheon on Saturday, Feb. 10 at the First Baptist Church South Campus. There will be a social...more

Gasconade County R-1 Alumni Association unveils Heying Scholarship
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Gasconade County R-1 Alumni Association has established the Geoffrey & Dorothy Heying Scholarship Fund with the Community Foundation of the Hermann Area, an affiliate of the Community...more

County Elks celebrate 25th anniversary
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Christian County Elks would like to thank all of the men and women who donate their time and hard-earned money to their charitable activities, along with these local businesses: WE, Inc.; Bee...more

CFO taking grant applications for Rural Ozarks Health Initiative grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Missouri Foundation for Health

CFO said in a news release, those rural foundations (defined as serving areas that do not include a city with a population of more than 50,000, which excludes Springfield and Joplin in the CFO...more

CFO taking grant applications for Rural Ozarks Health Initiative grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Missouri Foundation for Health

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks and Missouri Foundation for Health have launched the second phase of the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative to address health issues in communities or regions...more

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Greene County, MO
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