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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


Phelps Grove Park to be home to Springfield-Greene Co. Park Board's first-ever musical playground
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

CPO coordinates donations with the Community Foundation of the Ozarks holding the funds. Contributions may be made at...more

Removing barriers for language learners - News - Missouri State University
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

... program at Springfield Public Schools, and it is funded through a Collective Impact grant from the Community Foundation of the Ozarks...more

Volunteers plant 1000 daffodils in Houston on Saturday in frigit temps
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The project is a joint effort between the Houston Community Foundation and the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, celebrating its...more

Feed Title WPCA To Discuss Funding Sources For Non-Profits
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

When the West Plains Council on the Arts in Missouri applied for a five-year grant from the National Endowment for the Arts earlier this year, it didn't get the green light from the town of West...more

A unique partnership in the Ozarks aims to promote diversity and inclusion across the board
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Their discussion focuses on a collaboration between CPO and Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO), working toward a shared mission to reach...more

Food pantry recipient of grant from Community Foundation of the Ozarks - Houston Herald
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Grants will be made as funds remain available. Donors can help extend this program by donating to the Let's Get to Work Fund...more

New board members announced at Community Foundation of the Ozarks - KSMU
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Lynne Meyerkord and Doug Nickell were named to the Community Foundation of the Ozarks board of directors in August...more

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



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