Category Archives: Give Ozarks

  • Final totals for Give Ozarks Day

    Give Ozarks 2017 raised a final total of $1,397,147.64 for more than 240 nonprofit agencies across the region. This final total reflects online gifts, offline donations made at events and activities before or on the May 9 Give Ozarks Day, prizes, and endowment matching funds. The 2017 total is $211,000 more than the final 2016 […]

  • Give Ozarks raises record donations for 240 nonprofits

    Give Ozarks raised $1,212,647 as of midnight for more than 240 nonprofits across the region. The amount of money displayed on the Give Ozarks site ( is the preliminary total. Agencies can submit any money raised during Tuesday’s Give Ozarks events and activities by Thursday; that money, and final cumulative prizes, will be added Friday […]

  • First Give Ozarks deadlines approaching

    The CFO is back at work planning the third Give Ozarks Day, which will be held in communities across the region on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. We couldn’t be more excited to continue promoting philanthropy and giving across the Ozarks! Two key deadlines are approaching: Friday, Jan. 27: This is the deadline for nonprofits to […]

  • Give Ozarks raises more than $1.04 million in 24 hours

    The final online total for Give Ozarks 2016 was $1,041,456.73 through midnight Tuesday, May 3. The total number of online gifts was 11,804. The final total will be announced Friday afternoon, May 6. Participating agencies have until 5 p.m. Thursday to turn into the Community Foundation of the Ozarks any cash or checks collected during […]

  • Annual luncheon kicks off new year for Agency Partners; Give Ozarks video debuts

    Some 200 of the CFO’s closest nonprofit friends packed the White River Conference Center on Aug. 18 to learn details about the 2015-16 Agency Partner program. In addition to recognizing our new partners and new funds established the 2015 fiscal year, and describing ongoing grantmaking and education programs, The CFO also shared about a major new grant […]

  • RSVP now for Give Ozarks Training Session #2

    Agency Partners of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks that have registered to participate in our first-ever Give Ozarks Day, or are interested in participating, are invited to attend a second round of training. The training — which will focus on more of the technical side of the program, including registration on the Give Ozarks website […]

  • CFO celebrates nonprofit partners at annual luncheon

    The CFO recognized its nonprofit partners at an annual luncheon this week with appreciation for all, sweet treats for some, and new opportunities for those interested in our annual training programs and grant resources. And everyone got to listen to the humorous and unconventional tale of Springfield retailer Bryan Simpson’s route to opening his two […]