Willard Children’s Charitable Foundation



Contact Information
C/O Willard Schools District Office

ATTN:  Tammy Conner
500 Kime Street
Willard, MO 65781

“Children are our Future”

Mission Statement
The mission of the Willard Children’s Charitable Foundation is to raise, manage and distribute private investment to benefit the children and future generations of the Willard community.

Board of Governors
Amanda Brown, President
Wesley Burrell
Chet Cornelison
Ron Crighton
Rene Flatness
Jacque Gray
Allison Greenwade
Brooke Jarvis
Caryn McDonnell
Brandon Roberts
Rick Stenberg
Rachel Young

For additional information, please contact Amanda Brown, President, at amandabrownlaw@outlook.com.

Total Assets (as of June 30, 2019): $518,460

News and Updates

WCCF awards $17,500 in scholarships

The Willard Children’s Charitable Foundation awarded $17,500 in scholarships to nineteen Willard High School Seniors at the May 2, 2016, awards ceremony.  Scholarship recipients are:

  • Jacob Miles – $1,000, WHS Alumni Scholarship
  • Joshua Miles – $1,000, WHS Alumni Scholarship
  • Mary Hannah Miller – $1,000, WHS Alumni Scholarship
  • Alan Swann – $1,000, WHS Alumni Scholarship
  • Tiarra Crews – $1,000, Bill Gould Memorial Scholarship
  • Hunter Whiteley – $500, John Oscar Farmer Scholarship
  • Kailey Buckley – $500, Mildred Fortner Scholarship
  • Everett Marcus Martin – $1,000, Buzz Kindrick Scholarship
  • Justin Johnson – $1,000, Paul and Rosa Nelson Scholarship
  • Collin Conner – $500, James B. Staley Scholarship
  • Justin Bearden – $1,000 WCCF Scholarship
  • Emma Eldred – $1,000 WCCF Scholarship
  • John Bailey Fletcher – $1,000 WCCF Scholarship
  • James He – $1,000 WCCF Scholarship
  • Nathan Heaton – $1,000 WCCF Scholarship
  • Jacob Nelson – $1,000 WCCF Scholarship
  • Hannah Parker – $1,000 WCCF Scholarship
  • Christopher Weber – $1,000 WCCF Scholarship
  • Benjamin White – $1,000 WCCF Scholarship

Members of the WCCF Scholarship Committee are: Dr. Kent Medlin, Chair, Jacque Gray, Ron Crighton, and Chet Cornelison.

WCCF is ending its eleventh year of activity serving the children of the Willard School District.  WCCF’s mission is to raise, manage and distribute private investments to benefit the children and the future generations of the Willard community.

Through the generosity of the employees of Willard Schools, local businesses and individuals in our community, funds have been collected and disbursed to aid in changing the lives of our Willard kids.

WCCF is growing and developing through community involvement.  Your help with funding and identifying children in need in our community is the receipt to the Foundation’s success.  If you would like to help by contributing, or if you know of a child in need you can contact Allison Greenwade, President and Trustee at (417) 742-2700.

Funds and Grantmaking

Existing Funds:
Justin Atchison Memorial Fund
Conco Charitable Fund
JM Crighton Willard Lions Club Fund
John Oscar Farmer Family Scholarship Fund
Dr. Mildred Fortner Scholarship Fund
Aaron Goddard Courage Scholarship Fund
Helping Hooves Fund
Paul and Rosa Nelson Scholarship Fund
Nicholas David Rader Memorial Fund
James B. Staley Scholarship Fund
WCCF Endowed Fund for the Benefit of Care to Learn Fund
Willard Branch Library Fund
Willard Charitable Foundation Capacity Building Fund
Willard Charitable Foundation Administrative Fund
Willard Charitable Foundation Scholarship Fund
Willard Children’s Health and Dental Fund
Willard Community Grantmaking Endowment Fund
Willard Educational Endowment Fund
Willard Police Athletic League (PAL) Youth Boxing Fund

Community Grants for Fiscal Year 2015

Health and scholarship needs for Willard Public Schools students, $19,500
Willard Police Department PAL Program, PAL scholarships, $1,000
Cross Trail Outfitters of Missouri Inc., scholarships for boys, $1,000
Willard R-II School District, high school and middle school defibrillators, $2,750