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Behind the Curtain Fund – Ozark Actors Theatre established this fund to assist with their operational needs. This is a component of the Meramec Regional Community Foundation.
Barton County Community Fund – This fund will support charitable activities in Barton County, Mo.
BEST Fine Arts Fund – This fund established by the BEST Foundation will support fine arts programming in the Eminence schools.
Shelley D. White Briscoe Memorial Nursing Scholarship Fund – The family of Shelley White Brisco established this scholarship which will assist students pursuing a degree in nursing. This is a component of the El Dorado Springs Community Foundation.
Care to Learn – Chadwick Fund – This fund established by Care to Learn and the Chadwick School District will assist Chadwick students with emergency health, hunger and hygiene needs.
Care to Learn – Hartville Fund – This fund will support emergency health, hunger and hygiene needs of Hartville students.
Care to Learn – Scuola Vita Nuova Fund – This fund will support the emergency health, hunger and hygiene needs of the students in Scuola Vita Nuova Public Charter School.
Camp David Financial Reserve Fund – This fund helps Camp David of the Ozarks with the specific needs of children whose parents are in prison. It is a component of the Meramec Regional Community Foundation.
Cape Arrowhead Endowment Fund– This fund will provide sustainable funding as Cape Arrowhead helps youth and the handicapped. This is a component fund of the Ozark Foothills Community Foundation.
Children’s Smile Center Endowment Fund – This fund will support the Smile Center’s dental activities for kids in the long term. It is a component fund of the Finely River Community Foundation.
Christian Support Center Fund – This fund will support respite services in our area.
The Crisis Center of Taney County Fund – This fund will help provide shelter and services to victims of domestic and sexual violence and their children. It is a component of the Community Foundationof Taney County.
Dade Lodge 518 IOOF Scholarship Fund – This Dade Lodge 518 Independent Order of Odd Fellows established this scholarship fund which will assist students from Greenfield High School with financial need with higher education costs. This is a component of the DACO Community Foundation.
Discovery Center Programming Fund – This fund will assist the center with general programming needs.
DSCC Technology Fund – The Downtown Springfield Community Cinema also known as The Moxie established this fund to hold monies for technology needs.
Friends Against Hunger Fund – This fund will assist feeding people who are hungry in the United States and around the world.
Friends of Abilities First/Art Inspired Academy Fund – This fund will distribute to Friends of Abilities First as they work to expand awareness about disabilities and explore the arts in a positive and supportive environment.
Global Crafts Foundation Endowment Fund – This fund will assist Global Crafts as it helps to provide vital, fair income to artisans in over 40 developing countries by selling their work and telling their stories.
GOAS Operating Fund – The Greater Ozarks Audubon Society established this fund to assist with operating funds.
Greenfield Schools Scholarship Fund– This fund established by the Greenfield Schools will hold scholarship monies for the district. Distributions will be made back to the school district. It is a component of the DACO Community Foundation.
The Hope Center Fund – This fund will help the Hope Therapeutic Horsemanship Center, Inc. provide horseback riding to the disabled, seniors, veterans. It is a component of the Perry County Community Foundation.
HOPE Foundation Fund – This fund will assist the group as it provides financial and emotional support to families who children are battling pediatric emergencies.
Ivy Bend Community Food Pantry Fund – This fund will assist the food pantry with any related needs.
Joy Johnson Charitable Fund – This fund will help Joy streamline her personal giving. It is a component of the Marshfield Area Community Foundation.
Dave & Natalene Johnson Family Foundation Fund – This fund will help simplify Dave and Natalene’s personal giving.
Dave & Natalene Johnson Family Foundation Scholarship Fund – This scholarship fund will assist students pursuing higher education (2 yr, 4 yr or technical school) who have significant financial need and maintained a 3.0 GPA.
Paul & Lois Kaiser Charitable Trust Fund – Paul W. Kaiser established this fund which will distribute to St. John’s Lutheran Church of Monett annually following Mr. Kaiser’s death. This is a component of the Monett Area Community Foundation.
Krauss and Huber Family Fund – This fund established by Susan and Anthony Krauss will assist with their personal giving. This is a component fund of the Perry County Community Foundation.
Laura’s Home Endowment Fund – This fund established by the Good Samaritan Boys Ranch will support the girls home in Willard.
Legacy of Alpha Phi Scholarship Fund – The Gamma Gamma Chapter established this scholarship which will assist a Greek student at Drury University with a preference for a student who has an Alpha Phi relative.
Greg Lewis Memorial Fund – RaVae Lewis established this fund in honor and memory of her husband Greg. This is a component fund of the Aurora Area Community Foundation.
Medical Missions for Christ Clinic Endowment Fund – This fund will hold long-term monies for the community clinic. They are a component of the Community Foundation of the Lake.
Metro Mafia Fund – This fund will allow the Metro Mafia committee that meets at Metropolitan Grill simplify their charitable giving.
OFH Legacy Endowment Fund – Ozarks Food Harvest established this fund.
Marie Ooley Scholarship Fund – This scholarship fund is established by bequest. It will assist Springfield Public School students pursing higher education who have demonstrated academic excellence and have financial need.
Ozark Cares Network Fund – This fund will grant to qualified entities to encourage success in children and families by bridging the resource gap with Ozark partnerships. It is a component of the Finley River Community Foundation.
Ozark Family Resource Agency – Affordable Housing Development Fund – This fund will support the resource agency that provides support to families and individuals in crisis particularly for affordable housing. It is a component of the Ozark Foothills Community Foundation.
Ozarks Literacy Council Give Ozarks Fund – This fund will hold monies for the OLC’s Give Ozarks project.
SCF Triathlon Endowment Fund – The Stockton Community Foundation will use this unrestricted endowment fund to assist with grantmaking.
Southminster General Fund – Southminster Presbyterian Church established this fund to hold additional monies.
Southminster General Investment Fund – Southminster Presbyterian Church established this fund to assist with operations.
Southminster Kitchen Fund – Southminster Presbyterian Church established this fund for kitchen needs.
Springfield Community Gardens Fund – This fund will support the effort to grow sustainable yet affordable food for healthy eating in Springfield.
The Thelma Stanley Jayhawk Scholarship Fund – This scholarship fund established by the estate of Thelma Stanley will provide financial assistance to a Carthage HS student or Carthage area schools attending University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas. This is a component of the Carthage Community Foundation.
Strafford Scholarship Fund – Strafford Education Foundation establish this scholarship to assist with higher education costs for their students.
Tri Lakes Board of Realtors Good Neighbor Endowment Fund– This fund will help provide long term grantmaking abilities for the Tri-Lakes Board of Realtors. It is is a component of the Community Foundation of Taney County.
Trinity Springs Fund – Jim and Lisa Phelan established this fund to reconnect families with God through nature one family at a time.
Vision Rehabilitation Center of the Ozarks Fund – This fund will support those in southwest Missouri experiencing vision loss by providing quality care and services to all patients regardless of ability to pay.
Coach Dick Wallington Scholarship Endowment Fund – The Cape Girardeau Public Schools Foundation established this fund.
Wildwood PTO Fund – The Sarcoxie School District established this fund to benefit the Parent Teacher Organization at Wildwood Elementary School. It is a component of the Sarcoxie Community Foundation.
Wine Country Walldogs Fund – This fund will grant to qualified entities to enhance Hermann with historical murals as well as public art. It is a component of the Community Foundation of the Hermann Area.