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May 24, 2019 marks Carthage Community Foundation's 20th anniversary & we are taking a moment to reflect & celebrate some highlights: • 20 years of proudly serving & enhancing the Carthage community • Started with $1,250 in assets in one fund in 1999 & have grown to more than $8.7 million in assets today • Worked with individuals, families & organizations to open 90 charitable funds to support the Carthage community, today and for generations to come • Welcomed 20 Legacy Society members, individuals committed to leaving portions of their estates to further support the community • $6.7+ million granted/distributed back into our community • 100+ nonprofit organizations/projects supported through semi-annual community grants • 18 nonprofit agency partners supported through fund management, education & leveraged fundraising opportunities such as Give Carthage Day • $245,000 raised during 4 community giving days to support nonprofit agency partners • Spearheaded & collaborated to bring 3-year H.E.R.E.4Carthage grant-funded initiative to grow a healthier Carthage • 4-time CFO Affiliate of the Year • AFP Ozarks Region Outstanding Philanthropic Foundation of the Year for 2018 • Committed to the ongoing enhancement of the Carthage community for our citizens today & future generations through endowment building, meeting community needs through grantmaking, providing leadership & promoting collaboration on community issues. We are so thankful for founders Bill Putnam, Stan Schmidt, Kevin Checkett & Frank Shrop Dunaway who remain supporters to this day. We look forward to the next 20 years of service to our community. If you’d like to join us by establishing your own charitable fund to support causes/charities close to your heart, now and/or as a legacy for generations to come, please give us a call - we’d be delighted to assist you! ... See MoreSee Less