New Funds Friday: July 24

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 wskelton@cfozarks.org.

Art For All Fund – This fund will support public art in the Springfield area.

Clara Bowline Scholarship Fund – This scholarship will assist an Eldon graduating senior demonstrating financial need that is attending a MO higher education institution. This is fund of the Eldon Community Foundation.

Cape Girardeau Community Grantmaking Fund – This fund is working to building to $30,000 to reach affiliate status for the Community Foundation of Greater Cape Girardeau.

Clowns Changing Haiti Fund – This fund will work to bring joy through clowning to the people of Haiti.

Calvin Downing AG Legacy Scholarship Fund – This scholarship fund established by his daughter, Donna Matthews, will award to an agriculture student from Crest Ridge High School. This is a component of Truman Lake Community Foundation.

Dunkle Cemetery Preservation Fund – This fund will support the historic preservation and public beautification of Dunkle Cemetery.

Darace and Christine Eaton Scholarship Fund – Randall Eaton and Marsha Eaton Rudolph established this scholarship fund in honor of their parents for a Warsaw High School graduate pursuing his/her education at any higher education institution. It is a component of the Benton County Community Foundation.

Epilepsy Foundation – Springfield Fund –This fund will assist the Epilepsy Foundation of Missouri and Kansas as it fights to stop seizures and SUDEP, find a cure and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.

Bradley Griswold and Don C. Harrison Scholarship Fund – This scholarship fund will assist Eldon High School students furthering their higher education. This is fund of the Eldon Community Foundation.

Herren Family Fund – Barbara Herren, Julie Crawford, Champion Herren and Douglas Andrews established this fund which will be a part of the Marshfield Area Community Foundation’s community grantmaking.

OG James Scholarship Fund – This scholarship fund was established by a former coach at Eldon High School and will assist a student pursuing his/her bachelor’s degree. This is fund of the Eldon Community Foundation.

Little Joe Fund – This fund will support medical assistance for youth and educational needs for youth in Barry County, Mo.

Steven Moore Nixa Eagles Memorial Fund – This fund will support Nixa R-2 athletic groups in memory of Steven Moore. It was established by Paul Johns, and is a component of the Nixa Community Foundation.

Music Monday of the Ozarks Fund – This fund will support preserving the musical heritage of the Ozarks.

Ozark Chapter of Missouri Society of Professional Engineers Scholarship Fund – This fund will provide financial assistance to a college-bound senior from any Missouri high school within the Ozark Chapter membership counties, who will major in engineering. The student must attend an engineering school accredited by the ABET-EAC.

The Ozark Downtown Farmer’s Market, Inc. Fund – This fund will help organize and manage a local farmers market to promote local products and educate the public about the benefits of fresh food. It should be invested in cash and is a component of the Finley River Community Foundation.

Ozark Greenways Capacity Fund – This fund will help Ozark Greenways advance its mission to develop a comprehensive trail system in our area.

Seeds of Faith Preschool Building Fund – This fund will support the school as it provides appropriate education for ages 2-6 in a Bible-based curriculum. This is a component fund of the Truman Lake Community Foundation.

Special Needs for West Plains Fund – This fund was established by the West Plains R-7 School District and School Foundation. It is also a component of the Cpmmunity Foundation of West Plains.

Watch House International Charitable Foundation –  This corporate grantmaking fund will assist and help simplify the company’s charitable giving.

West Plains Myon Reading Fund – This fund was established by the West Plains R-7 School District and School Foundation. It is also a component of the Community Foundation of West Plains.

Theodore Winge Scholarship Fund – This scholarship fund will be awarded to a Eldon graduate who plans to major in business, agriculture or agribusiness. This is fund of the Eldon Community Foundation.

Writing for the Soul Workshop Foundation – Eric L. Jones, Sr. established this fund to assist with his charitable goals through the workshop.

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