El Dorado Springs Community Foundation

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Contact Information:
5620 E. 350 Road
El Dorado Springs, MO 64744

Established May 22, 2001

Board of Governors:
Kay Forest, President
Dennis Daugherty
Cathy Frier
Bill Rabe
Jack Reynolds
Pauline Simone

For additional information, contact Kay Forest at (417) 417-876-4815 or kforest2009@hotmail.com

Total Assets (as of June 30, 2019): $646,308


Community Grantmaking

El Dorado Springs Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2019 community grantmaking program through Nov. 15.

Approximately $10,000 is available. Projects that demonstrate a plan to enhance the quality of life for citizens of all ages in El Dorado Springs will be considered. Although there is no maximum amount that an organization can request, the El Dorado Springs Community Foundation Board of Directors strives to spread available funds to as many projects as possible.  Grant requests in the range of $100 to $3,000 are suggested.

2019 El Dorado Springs Community Grant Application (Word)

Please submit completed applications by Nov. 15, 2019:

    • By mail: El Dorado Springs Community Foundation, 5620 East 350 Rd, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744
    • By email: kforest2009@hotmail.com

Funds and Grantmaking

Existing Funds:
Clonts Anderson Scholarship Fund
Ellis and Jennie Barritt Educational Scholarship Fund
Ellis and Jennie Barritt Junior High Education Fund
Bender Family Capacity Building Fund
Bender Family Trust Donor Advised Fund
Shelley D. White Briscoe Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund
Bulldog Educational Trust Scholarship Fund
Bulldog Educational Trust Fund
Cedar County Library District El Dorado Springs Building Diversified Fund
Cedar County Library District El Dorado Springs Building Fund
Cedar County Memorial Hospital Fund
Doc and Bonnie Bender Scholarship Fund
Church of Christ Hunger Challenge Fund
Dorothy Pope Nursing Scholarship Fund
El Dorado Springs Academic Enhancement Fund
El Dorado Springs Administrative Endowment Fund
El Dorado Springs Bright Futures Fund
El Dorado Springs Center Hunger Fund
El Dorado Springs Community Foundation Unrestricted Fund
El Dorado Springs Hunger Challenge Fund
United Seniors, Inc. of El Dorado Springs Fund*
United Seniors, Inc. of El Dorado Springs Endowment Fund*
El Dorado Springs Special Olympics Capacity Building Fund
El Do Youth Incorporated Fund
Elton P. Evans Fund
Force for Good Fund
Lighthouse Children’s Theater Fund
Opera House Theater Fund
Reynolds Family Arts & Education Fund
Spring City Revitalization Group Fund
St. Elizabeth’s Catholic Church, El Dorado Springs Fund
Eldon Steward Agriculture Scholarship Fund

* A sub-fund of Care Connection for Aging Services

Community Grants Fiscal Year 2016

Reynolds Family Arts & Education Fund, $500
Grinnell College, $500
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, $500
Heart to Heart International, $500
Doctors Without Borders, $250
Salvation Army, $250
Habitat for Humanity, $250
Kansas City Rescue Mission, $250
Catholic Relief Services, $500
Catholic Charities of Kansas City – St. Joseph, $250
Food for the Poor, Inc., $250
Church of Christ Food Pantry, matching grant, $1,000
El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools, camera and tablet, $500
El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools, language arts printers, $650
El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools, special ed Chromebooks, $2,000
El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools, Title Reading Library, $290
El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools, camera, $273
El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools, library needs, $669
Park Street Christian Chuch, Back to School Fair, $300
El Dorado Springs Senior Center, Meals on Wheels, $1,739
Optimist International Foundation, after-prom project, $500

Community Grants Fiscal Year 2015

Grinnell College, education programs, $500
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, education programs, $500
Heart to Heart International, $500
Doctors Without Borders, $250
Salvation Army, $250
Habitat for Humanity, $250
Kansas City Rescue Mission, $250
Catholic Charities of Kansas City-St. Joseph, $250
Food for the Poor, Inc., $250
Catholic Relief Services, $500
Reynolds Family Arts & Education Fund, $500
Church of Christ Food Pantry, supplies, $1,000
El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools, choir robes, $43
El Dorado Springs R-2 Schools, library program, $500
Wings Refuge-Arc of Hope, remodeling, $500
El Do Youth Inc., $1,700
Care Connection for Aging Services, kitchen equipment, $1,573
Church of Christ Food Pantry, $939
City of El Dorado Springs, sidewalk project, $1,500
Optimist International Foundation, After Prom Project, $500

Legacy Society

Kay Clonts Anderson