Bolivar Area Community Foundation

Bolivar-Area-NEW 

BolivarBolivar Area Community Foundation
P.O. Box 996
Bolivar, MO 65613

Established April 4, 2003

Board of Governors:
Kelly Parson, President
Lindsey Godfre, Vice President
Debbie McQuay, Secretary
Kevin Cribbs, Treasurer
Lou Thelen Kemp
Dan Bunch
Dorothy Isdell
Betty Lemons
Julie Routh

For more information, contact Kelly Parson, (417) 326-5201; or kparson@oakstarbank.com

Total Assets (as of 12/31/16): $2,327,209

Funds and Grantmaking

Existing Funds:
1st Assembly of God Church Capacity Building Fund
Abundance Ministries Fund
Bolivar Area Community Foundation Grantmaking Fund
Bolivar Area YMCA Capacity Building Fund
Bolivar Community Watershed Improvement Fund
Bolivar Area Community Foundation Administrative Endowment Fund
Bolivar Area Ministerial Alliance Endowment Fund
Bolivar Area Ministerial Alliance Capacity Building Fund
Bolivar Care to Learn Endowment Fund
Bolivar Hunger Challenge Fund
Bolivar Optimists Club Fund
Bolivar Optimists Club Endowment Fund
Bolivar Salvation Army Fund
Bolivar School Alumni Association Capacity Building Fund
Bolivar Technical Institute Capacity Building Fund
Bolivar Technical Institute Endowment Fund
Bolivar Technical Institute Scholarship Fund
Care to Learn – Bolivar Fund
Crossroads Pet Breeders Charitable Fund
D.A.R.E. Scholarship Fund
Neal and Laura DeShazo Family and Community Fund
Family Institute of the Ozarks Endowment Fund
Family Institute of the Ozarks Fund
Henry and Mary DeShazo Family and Community Fund
Halfway R-III Academic Enrichment Fund
Halfway Youth Empowerment Fund
Hickory Grove Cemetery Endowment Fund
Hickory Grove Cemetery Association Benson Euliss Memorial Fund
Hickory Grove Cemetery Association RF Anderson Memorial Fund
Ronald & Lou Thelen Kemp Family and Community Fund
Russ & Betty Lemons Family and Community Fund
Paul & Brenda Long Family Fund
Jesse and Elsie Lower Memorial Scholarship Fund
Marion C. Early Education Foundation Capacity Building Fund
Marion C. Early Education Foundation Endowment Fund
Coach Charles “Hoss” McCallister Memorial Scholarship Fund
Mt. Olive Cemetery Association Fund
North Ward Museum Endowment Fund
John Playter Rotary Park Fund
Polk County Extension Council Building Fund
Polk County Fair Association Derald Isdell Memorial Fund
Polk County Genealogical Society Endowment Fund.
Polk County Genealogical Society Capacity Building Fund
Polk County Habitat for Humanity Fund
Polk County House of Hope Fund
Polk County K-Life Capacity Building Fund
Polk County Library Capacity Building Fund
Polk County Library Endowment Fund
Polk County Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund
Leonard and Billie K. Rader Fund
Rock Solid Capacity Building Fund
Roy Blunt YMCA of Bolivar Endowment Fund
Salvation Army Hunger Challenge Fund
Salvation Army – Springfield Designated Fund
Dale & Carol Sechler Scholarship Fund
Donald and Cheryl Sliffe Family Fund
Sandra York Woods Family Fund
Southwest Baptist University Organizational Endowment Fund
Walnut Street Theatre Capacity Building Fund
James A. York Fund
James A. York Family and Community Fund
June York Memorial Fund
Waste Tire Clean Up Fund
Zion Lutheran Church Ministerial Scholarship Fund
Zion Lutheran Church Ministerial Scholarship Endowment Fund

 

Legacy Society
Price Baker Walden
James A. York

 

Community Grants Fiscal Year 2016

Polk County Christian Social Ministries, Share Your Christmas, $1,000
Community Outreach Ministries, $1,000
Citizens Memorial Healthcare, Butterfield Residential Care Facility, $1,000
Bolivar R-I School District, $1,000
Community Connections, Freshwater Church backpack program, $500
Newborns In Need, $1,000
Polk County Christan School, playground equipment, $700
Polk County Council on Aging, kitchen equipment, $500
Bolivar United Methodist Church, Hearts and Hammers, $500
Polk County Health Center, Farmer’s Market, $300
Community Connections, Economic Development Coalition, $1,000
Community Connections, network database, $500
AMBUCS, Bolivar Chapter, assessible playground equipment, $1,000

Community Grants Fiscal Year 2015

Care to Learn-Bolivar grants for student needs, $41,329
Polk County House of Hope, furniture and bedding needs, $1,000
Good Samaritan Boys Ranch, grooming bags, $1,000
Bolivar United Methodist Church, backpacks, $1,000
Parents as Teachers – Bolivar, books for students, $1,000
Keeling Foundation for Kids, Inc., rural school needs, $1,000
Young Life-Bolivar, $1,000
Care to Learn-Bolivar Fund, $500
Bolivar Area Chamber of Commerce, $500
Polk County Genealogical Society, $1,000
Bolivar Primary School, $300
Bolivar R-I School District, child care center, $700
Polk County Library, furniture, $500
Girl Scouts of the Missouri Heartland, Inc., $500