Regional Affiliate Foundations


CFO Affiliates

Since 1993, the Community Foundation of the Ozarks has offered community foundation services to smaller communities and rural counties in the Missouri Ozarks. CFO now has regional foundations serving more than 50 counties south of the Missouri River. Each affiliate has its own governance board and for the most part operates as an autonomous organization. The Community Foundation of the Ozarks provides an array of important services to its affiliated foundations:

  • Board development and education
  • Investment management
  • Broad gift acceptance policy
  • Administrative support, including: donor and fund reports; gift acknowledgement letters to donors; quarterly reports; quarterly investment performance statements; and an online grantmaking system
  • Director’s and officers insurance, event insurance
  • Affiliate foundation logo and webpage on the CFO website
  • Grant opportunities for affiliate foundations
  • The annual Affiliate Appreciation Conference
  • Assistance with planned giving and fund development

Since 1993, the CFO’s affiliates have amassed more than $69 million in total assets, for the betterment of rural Missouri communities. For more information about the CFO’s regional program, or specifics about programming for your affiliate board, contact Alice Wingo at (417) 864-6199.