New Funds Friday: Nov. 22-30

Every Friday, we share the news of new groups and individuals choosing to make philanthropic gifts and investments in their community. You can read more about types of funds available at CFO here. Click here for a full list of non-profit Agency Partners. For more information on fund types and how to get involved, contact Winter Skelton at

Cole-Mahan Scholarship Fund – Virginia May Mahan established this scholarship fund to assist students from Pulaski County pursuing higher education, with a preference for those who have one parent serving or honorably discharged from the US armed services. This is a component fund of the Meramec Regional Community Foundation.

Gasconade County Historical Society Foundation Fund – This fund established by the Gasconade County Historical Society will help preserve the history of the area. This is an affiliate fund of Community Foundation of the Hermann Area, and is a new AP in the history category.

Girls on the Run of Southwest Missouri Fund – This fund will hold monies to help teach life skills through conversation and running lessons.

Grayson-McKinley Memorial Foundation – Georgia Marshall and Kent Fahnholz established this fund to honor Grayson and McKinley.

Jobs Through Education Inc. Fund – This fund will assist Jobs Through Education, Inc. to provide low interest loans to students attending vocational and technical training. This is component fund of Community Foundation of West Plains. They are also a new AP in the community development category.