Our family was looking for an effective way to give back to our Community. Columbia is our home and we wanted to give back to show our appreciation. The Community Foundation of Central Missouri was a perfect vehicle allowing us to fulfill our mission and to support local causes.
- Bob & Rosie Gerding
By creating a foundation we are able to help improve the lives of folks in our community forever. That's a great feeling.
- John Blakemore
CFCM is here to help foundation donors make a difference for the causes they care most about for ever and ever.
- Jolene Schulz
CFCM, provides the vehicle for smaller endowments to invest their resources and realize a more profitable return.
- Cindy Mustard
Charitable giving is central to the core of our business. Our livelihood is derived through local transactions. So it makes sense that we established a foundation for local causes that will last in perpetuity.
- Paul Land
Service is the core theme of Cindy Mustard’s life. From serving as Executive Director of the Voluntary Action Center for 20 years to being involved with other local non-profit agencies such as the Boys & Girls Club, Rotary, and the Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, she constantly puts the needs of others ahead of her own. This explains her passion for CFCM. She enjoys seeing how CFCM funds help meet the needs of organizations with goals that improve our community in a variety of ways.Read More >>