New Funds Friday: Oct. 20-Nov. 2

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

Be a Blessing Memorial Fund – Michelle Ducre established this fund as part of her estate/legacy gift. It will distribute to the Joplin Fund, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Carl Junction R-I School District and Rapha House Freedom Foundation supporting Joplin, Mo. This is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Southwest Missouri, Inc.

Hermann Area Community Development Fund – This fund will support community development enhancement projects with distributions to qualifying entities. The Community Foundation of the Herman Area established this fund.

Marshfield Senior Center Endowment Fund – This fund will hold long term monies for the Marshfield Senior Center. They are a new Agency Partner in the social services category and are a component fund of Marshfield Area Community Foundation.

Marshfield Senior Center Building Fund – The Marshfield Senior Center will use this fund to support their building.

J.B. Nations and Verna Mae Nations Memorial Fund – The Nations sisters established this family and community fund in memory of their parents, J.B. and Verna Mae. This is a component of the Cassville Community Foundation.

Ernest “Jim” Randolph and Louise Randolph Designated Fund – This fund is established by bequest from Louise Randolph.