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


Drury students in Monett earn grant to help revitalize downtown area
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., November 2, 2018 — Community Foundation of the Ozarks' Monett Affiliate awarded a $2,425 grant to Drury University in...more

Let's Talk About It! A Candid Conversation About Mental Illness
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Missouri Foundation for Health

As part of this effort, a new series "Let's Talk About It! Navigating Through Life With a Mental Illness," is supported by the Community Foundation of...more

Dallas County Foundation to honor five grant recipients
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Dallas County Foundation

Over the summer the Community Foundation of the Ozarks/Dallas County affiliate offered five $1,000 grants in its first grant round. The DCF hope is...more

Grant application period opens
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Grant applications for the Aurora Area Community Foundation's 2018-2019 community grant round are now being accepted and are due by 5...more

Newsmakers: Sept. 10-16, 2018
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

LLP and founding board member of Community Foundation of the Ozarks Inc. The Missourian Award, now in its 25th year, honors individuals...more

Newsmakers: Sept. 3-9, 2018
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Perry County Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks added five members to its board of directors for 2019-20: Debra Shantz Hart, co-founder of Housing...more

El Dorado Community Garden
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks was mentioned as a place to apply for a grant for the garden. We also discussed an entryway, a sign to...more

Kelly Parson named to Community Foundation of the Ozarks board of directors
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks, Perry County Community Foundation

Kelly Parson, president of the Bolivar Area Community Foundation and president of OakStar Bank in Bolivar, has been named to the board of...more

Springfield Public Schools Task Force Eyes Improvements
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Bridget Dierks is the Vice President of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks, and is serving as a Co-Chair to help facilitate the discussion for...more

Charitable giving is essential to rural America
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Ozarks

Utah, Arkansas, Alabama, Tennessee and Mississippi are the most generous states, Community Foundation of the Ozarks (CFO) President and...more

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