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Who We Are

By the Community, For the Community

 

CoMoGives 2014 was a great success!

CoMoGives is an easy and fun end-of-year campaign to support 53 (!) participating local nonprofit organizations. CoMoGives collected nearly $264,000 in donations 12/1-31/2014. The Community Foundation gave eight challenge grants to participating organizations that achieved certain donation metrics. Here’s a digital version of our 2014 CoMoGives Giving Guide. Thanks to everyone for your support and donations!

 

The Community Foundation of Central Missouri is an independent, nonprofit organization created by and for the people of our community.  We are part of a rapidly growing field of over 700 community foundations, each acting as community savings accounts for communities around the country.

We are a foundation by the community, managing a variety of funds. Funds are established by families, individuals, and businesses.  We’re here to help donors make a difference for the causes they care about most in the area. . . . Forever.

We are a foundation for the community, building the capacity of community organizations.  We’re here to help charities fulfill their mission and make a difference for their community. . . . Forever.

Features of a Community Foundation

Confirmed in compliance with the National Standards for Community Foundations.

News

Community Foundation Unveils MO Transfer of Wealth Data

The Alliance of Missouri Community Foundations, of which the Community Foundation of Central Missouri is a vital partner, commissioned the Center for Rural Entrepreneurship to conduct a Transfer of Wealth study for Missouri and each of its 114 counties.

Transfer of wealth (TOW) commonly refers to the $75 trillion in the USA that is now transferring from one generation to the next. Read More »

Donor Stories

Ben Loeb

Ben Loeb learned the importance of giving back from his family.  Growing up, he watched as his parents organized their giving through the St. Louis Community Foundation.  Read More »

Featured Partner

Boonville Community Foundation

The City of Boonville, Missouri, recognized that the power of philanthropy could address some social, charitable needs in their community.  In early 2012 the City established . . . 
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