Douglas County Community Foundation




Contact Information:
P.O. Box 1073
Ava, MO 65608

Established July 3, 2003

Board of Governors:

Board Pic

The DCCF board (left to right): Nancy Hawk, Betty Ridenour, Janice Lorrain, Angela Collins, Danny Letsinger, James Barnett. Not pictured: James Barnett, Craig Carter, Dr. Mike Peters.

Janice Lorrain, President
Nancy Hawk, Vice President
Jennifer Horn, Secretary
Betty Ridenour, Treasurer
James Barnett
Elizabeth Bock
Angela Collins
Danny Letsinger
Dick Salgado

For additional information contact Janice Lorrain, President, at

Total Assets (as of June 30, 2018): $610,619


Community Grantmaking Program

The Douglas County Community Foundation accepts grant applications on a rolling basis. Applications must be submitted online via the link below.

Please e-mail Janice Lorrain, President,with questions.

Click here to apply for a grant online


News and Updates

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Funds and Grantmaking

Existing Funds:
Ava Alumni Scholarship Fund
Ava Alumni Yeoman Scholarship Fund
Ava Animal Shelter Building Fund
Ava Public Schools Foundation Endowment Fund
Ava Public Schools Foundation Fund
Clinkingbeard Family Memorial Scholarship Fund
Douglas County Community Foundation Administrative Endowment Fund
Douglas County Community Foundation Capacity Building Fund
Douglas County Community Foundation Endowment Fund
Douglas County Cultural Arts Fund
Douglas County MFP Hunger Challenge Fund
Douglas County Sesquicentennial Fund
Douglas County Youth Philanthropy Fund
Herman E. Davis Memorial Endowment Fund
Mandy Hampton Memorial Scholarship
Pat Souder Henry Scholarship Fund
Mobile Food Pantry Hunger Challenge Fund
Skyline R-II Youth Empowerment Fund
Tracy Murphy Memorial Scholarship Fund
Ronnie Lee Yocum Memorial Fund

Legacy Society
Janice C. Lorrain

Community Grants Fiscal Year 2016

Ava Animal Welfare League, Jr., $750
Ava Art Guild, $750
Ava R-1 School District, Project Graduation, $2,000
DOW Camp, $200
Douglas County Council on Aging, $2,000

Community Grants for Fiscal Year 2015

University of Missouri Extension Center-Douglas County, summer camp sponsorships, $200
Squires Volunteer Fire Department, first responder equipment, $500
Ava Area Animal Welfare League, $500
Douglas County, $500
Douglas County Historical and Genealogical Society, $750
Goodhope Fire Department, generator, $750
Ava R-1 School District, Project Graduation, $2,000
Ava Victory Academy, Maroon and Gold Night, $900
The Hearing Aide, equipment, $500
Pat Souder Henry Scholarship Fund, $200
Douglas County Community Health Assessment Resource Team, CHART program, $1,000
Ava Art Guild, $500
44th Judicial Circuit Drug Court, $500