New Funds Friday: Sept. 7-20

As often as possible, we like to 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

Chadwick Athletics Fund – This fund will distribute to the Chadwick School District to support athletic programming.

The St. Francis Fund – Gloria Galanes established this fund as part of her estate plan. It will grant to support animal welfare in Springfield/Greene County.

Dale & Carol Sechler Scholarship Fund – Mrs. Sechler established this scholarship fund to honor her late husband, Dale, and his hometown, Pleasant Hope. It will award to a graduating senior from there who has financial need. It is a component of the Bolivar Area Community Foundation.

Don A. and Rosemary Witt Memorial Endowment Fund – This fund will support the Springfield Symphony and was a bequest to that organization.