New Funds Friday: Jan. 9

As often as possible, we like to share the news of new groups and individuals choosing to make philanthropic gifts and investments in their community. You can read more about types of funds available at CFO here. Click here for a full list of non-profit Agency Partners. For more information on fund types and how to get involved, contact Winter Skelton at

Boots, Bands and BBQ Fund – The Marshfield Area Community Foundation established this fund to support the event and therefore assist with community grantmaking.

Bourbon Sports Complex Fund – This fund established by Mary Heywood, Brock Bouse, and Theresa McKnight will grant to the Bourbon Booster Club to assist with the development of the Bourbon Sports Complex. It is a component of the Bourbon Community Foundation.

Julia A. Boyce Memorial Fund – This endowment will provide services to the elderly.

Shirley A. Carr Endowment Fund – The Springfield Symphony Orchestra established this endowment to support its work.

Care to Learn – Cape Girardeau Fund – This fund will support emergency health, hunger and hygiene needs of students in the Cape Girardeau Public Schools. This is a component of the Cape Girardeau Public School Foundation.

Clinton Scout Center Operations Fund – This fund will support the work of the Scouts as the teach young men in the community. It is a component of the Truman Lake Community Foundation.

Connect2Culture Capital Fund – This fund will help the organization enhance community through culture. It is a component of the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri.

Couch School Equipment Fund – This fund, established by the Couch School Foundation, will support equipment purchases for the Couch School District. It is a component of the Alton Community Foundation.

John T. and Laura E. Dalton Educational Fund – Laura Dalton established this fund, which will accept applications and grant to agencies for educational purposes.

Designated Fund for the Humane Society of Southwest Missouri Fund – This fund will support the work of the Humane Society as it assists distressed and suffering animals by operating  a shelter.

DreamIT MakeIT Fund – This fund will support the organization as it creates a community rich with creatively driven individuals who will learn, teach, create new opportunities, and inspire others to do the same.

Ebenezer Perpetual Care Association of Webster County, Missouri Fund – This fund will support the historic preservation and public beautification of the Ebenezer Cemetery. This is a component of the Marshfield Area Community Foundation.

F & H Food Equipment Co. Charitable Fund in Memory of Wilbur S. Feagan – This corporate grantmaking fund will assist F & H Food Equipment Co. as with its charitable giving while honoring Mr. Feagan’s life and work.

F & H Food Equipment Co. Scholarship Fund in Memory of Wilbur S. Feagan – This scholarship fund will support children of F & H Food Equipment employees pursuing higher education.

Greene County Extension Council Endowment Fund – This endowment fund will support the extension’s mission to provide educational programs in the community to improve lives, particularly related to agriculture, gardening 4-H youth, nutrition, families, and business and community development.

Hailey’s Heroes: American Legion Post 639 Charitable Fund – This giving circle endowment is established by the American Legion Post 639 and Mike Goforth, Darren Hargis and Tanita Waggoner will make grant recommendations to organizations that assist in the effort against child abuse.

Hulston Family Foundation Fund – This family and community fund will help the Hulston Family Foundation with their charitable giving.

The Kaleidoscope Discovery Center Fund – This fund, established by the Community Partnership in Rolla, Mo., is for the benefit of the new fun and interactive science center. It is a component of the Meramec Regional Community Foundation.

LRHS Project Graduation 2019 Fund – The Logan-Rogersville Educational Foundation established this capacity fund to support the 2019 Project Graduation effort.

Austin O’Reilly Donor Advised Fund – This fund will help Austin with his personal giving.

PCCC Charities Grant Fund – This fund will support nonprofits that were involved in the Price Cutter Charity Championship. It was established by the John Q. Hammons Foundation.

Jack Preston Memorial Fund – This fund, established by Jack’s wife, Rita, and their family, will help continue his legacy in the community.

River Street Food Pantry Fund – This fund will support the work of the agency to feed the needy. It is a component of the Carthage Community Foundation.

Margaret Fay Sanders Charitable Trust Fund – This fund established by bequest will support the youth ministry, Master’s Commission and children’s ministry at James River Assembly in Ozark, Mo.

Springfield Victory Mission Fund for Victory – This fund will support the work of the Springfield Victory Mission.

The Southwest Center for Independent Living established these funds to support its mission to help  individuals with disabilities to live independently in their own homes.

T.A.R.A. (Take Action Regarding Abuse) Charitable Fund – This giving circle fund established by Tara’s mother, Cindy Freund, and friends will provide grants to the community in her honor.

Watching Over Whiskers Fund – Marci Bowling established this fund to support cat rescue, including trap/neuter/release, spay and neuter and other emergency vet needs through qualified entities and/or an application process.

Willow Springs R-4 School Academic Enrichment Fund – Harvey W. and Mary (Hagener) DeShazo Hackett established this designated endowment in honor of their parents, families and classmates of the Willow Springs Senior Class of 1955. It will distribute annually to the Willow Springs R-4 School District for the area of greatest educational need including technology, the library and its programs, vocational training, agriculture/FFA, art department and music department with an emphasis on early childhood education and the band program for rental of instruments for those students unable to afford the cost. It is a component of the Willow Springs Community Foundation.