Greater Seymour Area Foundation

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SeymourContact Information:
P.O. Box 456
Seymour, Missouri 65746

Established August 13, 1998

Board of Governors:

Charles Haywood, President
Renne Wallace, Vice President
Marilyn Mingus, Treasurer
Janice Blankenship, Secretary/Past President
Dr. Ron Giedd, President Emeritus
Lee Binley
Helen Lamb
Skipper Maybee

For more information, contact Charles Haywood at (417) 343-9171; or chaywood@centurytel.net

Total Assets (as of 12/31/2016): $1,556,192

Funds and Grantmaking

Existing Funds:
Jackie Dale Blankenship Memorial Scholarship Fund
Blaine A. Childress Scholarship Fund*
Blaine A. Childress Seymour, Missouri, Library Cultural Arts Fund*
Mattie E. Childress Memorial Fund*
Robert B. Childress Memorial Fund*
Coday Family Scholarship Fund
Endowment Fund of the Webster County Extension Council
Fordland Clinic Fund
Fordland Clinic Endowment Fund
The Fordland Imagination Library Fund
Fordland Memorial Library Fund
Fordland Youth Gardening Project Fund
Dr. and Mrs. Ron Giedd President Emeritus Fund
Greater Seymour Area Fund (unrestricted)
GSAF Administrative Fund
GSAF Administrative Endowment Fund
GSAF Disaster Relief Fund 
Jerry and Carol Kleier Family and Community Fund
# Ruby Knutson and Esther Miles Fund
Lone Star Freewill Baptist Church Scholarship Fund
Mansfield Imagination Library Fund
Mansfield/Norwood Community Fund
Mansfield Youth Gardening Project Fund
Frances Pringle 4-H Capacity Building Fund of the Webster County Extension Council
Frances Pringle Capacity Building Fund of the Webster County Extension Council
Sue (Coutchie) Loughrige Scholarship Fund
School Moms Building Restoration Fund
Seymour Area Arts Council Fund
Seymour Area Arts Council Building Fund – Building Cultural Arts in Seymour
Seymour Community Betterment Fund
Seymour Community Development Association Fund
Seymour FFA Alumni Association Activities Fund”
Seymour FFA Leadership Development Activities Fund in honor of Gerald Rudolph, Frank Ipock, and Kevin Lynn
Seymour Historical Preservation Society
Seymour Hunger Challenge Fund
Seymour Pals Fund (field of interest-children)
Seymour Pharmacy Corporate Grantmaking Fund
The Seymour Dolly Parton Imagination Library Fund
Seymour Senior Quality of Life Fund
Seymour Elite Youth Empowerment Endowment Fund
Seymour United Methodist Church Endowment Fund
Seymour Youth Empowerment Capacity Building Fund
Seymour Youth Gardening Project Fund
The Silvey Cemetery Fund
Southern Webster County Food Pantry (Kings) Hunger Challenge Fund
Wellness for Webster County Scholarship
Dan & Nancy Underwood Family and Community Fund

Legacy Society Members:

Anonymous
Ron Giedd

# Denotes that this is a Legacy Fund, established by bequest.

*Established as an at-large fund of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks

 

Community Grants Fiscal Year 2016

YEP Grant: Seymour R-2 School District, yearbook, $500
YEP Grant: Seymour R-2 School District, Project Graduation, $500
YEP Grant: Seymour R-2 School District, fundraiser supplies, $250
Dollywood Foundation, cost of books and postage, $925
YEP Grant: Seymour R-2 School District, swim team supplies, $415
YEP Grant: Seymour R-2 School District, character counts project, $500
Southern Webster County Pantry – King’s Food Pantry, $625
Seymour Senior Citizens Center, dietary supplement, $2,000
Seymour Senior Citizens Center, handicapped parking, $1,500
Friends of the Seymour Community Library, summer reading program, $500
Seymour Area Arts Council, $1,000
Seymour R-2 School District, DARE supplies, $700
Seymour R-2 School District, accellerated reading program, $1,500
Seymour R-2 School District, first grade needs, $600
Seymour Nazarene Church, back-to-school program, $1,500
Seymour Area Arts Council, theatre restoration, $2,262
YEP Grant: Seymour R-2 School District, reading program, $100
Mountain Grove Love Center Food Pantry, $710
Newborns in Need, $310
Mansfield R-IV School District, Dolly Parton Imagination Library, $300

 

Community Grants Fiscal Year 2015

Dollywood Foundation, cost of books and postage, $2,172
Seymour Area Arts Council Fund, restoration of Owen Theater, $4,665
YEP Grant: Seymour R-2 School District, elementary AR program, $200
YEP Grant: Seymour Nazarene Church, youth program, $1,750
YEP Grant: Seymour R-2 School District, project graduation, $500
Seymour Youth Empowerment Project capacity fund, $1,250
YMCA Seymour, $1,250
Seymour R-2 School District, D.A.R.E. supplies, $500
Friends of the Seymour Community Library, summer reading program, $500
Seymour R-2 School District, accelerated reading program, $1,500
Seymour Nazarene Church, shoe vouchers, $2,000
Seymour Area Arts Council, wall and display items, $1,200
Seymour Senior Citizens Center, handicap parking, $1,500
City of Seymour, emergency management brochure, $485
Seymour Senior Citizens Center, dietary supplement $1,500
Seymour R-2 School District, camping trailer for Boy Scouts, $1,500
City of Mansfield, fire department equipment, $1,083
Newborns in Need, $310