Monett Area Community Foundation



Contact Information:
P.O. Box 362
Monett, MO 65708

Established September 3, 1998


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Board of Governors:
Regina Bowsher, President
Shawn Hayden, Vice President
Russ Moreland, Secretary
Don Weber, Treasurer
Phyllis Garrett
Gale Huffmaster
Suzette Huntress
Mark Kaiser
Mark Nelson
Ryan Nestleroad
Brad Ridenour
Jane Rogers
Robin Walker

For additional information please contact Regina Bowsher, President, at (417) 737-0219 or

Total Assets (as of June 30, 2018): $4,220,465


Monett Area CF Community Grantmaking Program

The Monett Area Community Foundation supports only organizations and projects serving the Monett area.

Please complete the following application form and return it with requested attachments to the Monett Area Community Foundation at the above address. Responses should be printed or typed in the spaces provided. If you have questions, you may contact Regina Bowsher, President, at (417) 235-8330 or Applications for the fall 2018 grant round are due Sept. 30, 2018.

Click here, then scroll down to find “Affiliate Grantmaking Program – Monett”


Community Grants for Fiscal Year 2015

Monett Youth Center, The Den, $1,936
Monett Area YMCA, building campaign, $5,000
Purdy Community Fund Grants, $16,818
YEP Grant: Purdy Renewal Project, $500
YEP Grant: Purdy R-II Schools, lighting needs, $483


Funds and Grantmaking

Existing Funds:

100+ Women Who Care – Monett and Surrounding Area Fund
Howard and Dorothy Anderson Education Assistance Fund
Arc of the Ozarks – Monett Fund
Barry-Lawrence County Development Center Facility Fund
Devon and Chelsea Bennett Charitable Fund
Big Brothers, Big Sisters – Monett Fund
Blessings Forward Scholarship Fund
# John C. Bounous Fund
Rusty and Regina Bowsher Family Fund
Priscilla Bradford Scholarship Fund
CACO – Bennett/Huffmaster Fund
City of Monett Animal Shelter Fund
# Tom and Mary Del Clark Memorial Fund
Selina Craig Memorial Scholarship Fund
Bill and June Curbow Fund* (unrestricted)
# Gloria June Curbow Charitable Remainder Trust
EFCO Rep Scholarship Fund
First United Methodist of Monett Fund
Freedom and Fireworks Fund
Garrett Family Fund
Leon and Norma Hilton Scholarship for Agricultural Studies
IDF Scholarship Fund
Kaiser Family Foundation
Paul & Lois Kaiser Charitable Trust Fund
Kelley Family Charitable Fund
Dayton and Pearl Mackey Fund (a designated fund for Camp Barnabas)
Dayton and Pearl Mackey Donor Advised Fund
Kenneth and Mary McShane Fund
Berniece Medlin Scholarship Fund
Monett Administrative Fund
Monett Area YMCA Endowment Fund
Monett Business and Professional Women Fund
Monett Booster Club Scholarship Fund
Monett Community Fund (unrestricted)
Monett Cub Fund
Monett Elementary School Hunger Challenge Fund
Monett Festival of Lights Fund
Monett Public Schools Foundation Fund
Monett Youth Empowerment Project Capacity Building Fund
Monett Youth in Agriculture Boosters Fund
Andrew R. Norton Memorial Scholarship Fund
Marcus O’Hara Spirit Scholarship Fund
Ozark Festival Orchestra Fund
The Patriot Family Capacity Building Scholarship Fund
PCHS Scholarship Fund
Pierce City R-IV School Capacity Building Fund
Pierce City R-IV School Endowment Fund
Pierce City R-IV School Scholarship Fund
Purdy Recycling Project Youth Empowerment Fund
Purdy Renewal Project Fund
Schallert Family Foundation Fund
Sinclair and Jane Rogers Scholarship Fund
Karen Sligar Memorial Scholarship Fund
SRC Automotive Inc. Monett Charitable Fund
Team 5730 The Professionals Fund
Linn Thornton Christmas Fund
Van Eaton Family Foundation
Wallace Family Foundation Donor Advised Fund
Witt Family Charitable Fund
*Established as an at-large fund of the Community Foundation of the Ozarks
# Denotes that this is a Legacy Fund, established by bequest.

Legacy Society

Mark Brownsberger
Gloria June Curbow**
Patricia W. Hall
Mark Nelson