Community Focus Released; More Info to Come on Community Response Challenge Grants

The 2009 Community Focus: A Report for Springfield-Greene County was released yesterday at an event held at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce. This is the fifth anniversary of the inaugural report which assigns ‘red flags’ and ‘blue ribbons’ to various community indicators. More information about the report can be found here. The report is a collaborative project of the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce, Springfield-Greene County Library District, Junior League of Springfield, United Way of the Ozarks and Community Foundation of the Ozarks.

Details concerning the Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ Community Response Challenge Grants which are tied directly to the ‘red flags’ issues as identified in the 2009 Community Focus are now posted at under Metropolitan Springfield Community Grantmaking or through this link.