The Community Foundation of the Ozarks has awarded $350,000 in grants to 38 nonprofit agencies in the Springfield, Mo., area, KY3 reports.
According to the Springfield News-Leader, the Musgrave Foundation was established in 1983 by the late Jeannette L. Musgrave, who was known for her support of local causes.
Since then, the foundation has awarded more than $1 million in grants.
This year's grants will go to: American Red Cross: $7,500 to assist low-income families who have experienced home fires in Greene County Boys & Girls Clubs of the Ozarks: $5,000 for a healthy snack every day after school Care to Learn: $10,000 to meet emergency health, hunger, and hygiene needs in Greene County schools Child Advocacy Center: $10,000 to support staff expansion and ultimately reduce wait times for children in need of services Council of Churches of the Ozarks: $5,000 to purchase diapers at wholesale cost for individuals using the Franciscan Villa's Diaper Bank of the Ozarks Lost & Found Grief Center: $2,500 to support individuals experiencing loss via a variety of methods Lost & Found Grief Center: $2,500 to fund the acquisition and broadcast educational programming for children ages 2-20 Vision Rehabilitation Center of the Ozarks: $10,000 to support trauma-focused eye exams and counseling for children ages 2-20 Ozarks Food Harvest: $5,000 to provide hunger...
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