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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

Recent News from Community Foundation of the Ozarks


Businesses struggling to hire; Missouri Career Center reps share why - KY3
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

... come in on the transportation front with recent grants from the “Let's Get to Work” initiative from the Community Foundation of the...more

Marshfield Senior Center receives $2300 Coover Regional grant
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Marshfield Area Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks and the Louis L. and Julia Dorothy Coover Charitable Foundation presented a $2,300 grant to the...more

Alliance of Southwest Missouri nabs diversity grant for training | Local News | joplinglobe.com
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

A Joplin nonprofit has received a small Ozarks Inclusive Opportunity Grant from the Community Foundation of the...more

The Community Foundation Of The Ozarks Is Accepting Applications for Specialty Grants
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks in Springfield, Mo., is accepting applications for its annual "Field of Interest" grants, which are open to 501(c)3 nonprofits or organizations with similar...more

Teacher recruitment scholarship program expands to MSSU - Yahoo News
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Feb. 26—The Ozarks Teacher Corps, a Community Foundation of the Ozarks program designed to recruit new teachers to rural school...more

The CFHA Announces Grants Available to the Hermann Community
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

“The first part of those funds is $2,000, which was awarded to us by the Coover Charitable Fund through the Community Foundation of the Ozarks....more

CFO issues first grants from Let's Get to Work Fund | Springfield Business Journal
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Community Foundation of the Ozarks Inc. is issuing its first Let's Get to Work Fund grants. Springfield Business Development Corp. was chosen...more

Removing transportation barriers can help address poverty in community - Springfield News-Leader
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

... barriers faced by those living in poverty is being tackled via a newly established fund through the Community Foundation of the...more

2 Joplin agencies nab grants for child care programs | Local News | joplinglobe.com
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Children and staff at Lafayette House's Pumpkin Patch celebrate the receipt of a $30,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the...more

Community Foundation of the Ozarks awards grants to Springfield nonprofits for diversity ... - KY3
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - The Community Foundation of the Ozarks has awarded grants to five Springfield nonprofits. The five checks total...more



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