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
To say that Charles Allen has a vested interest in our community is an understatement at best. Born and raised here in Columbia, Mr. Allen graduated from the University of Missouri with a business degree and then worked for Shelter Insurance Company as the Director of Personnel for the next 42 years. In addition, he actively participates in Rainbow House, United Way, Minority Men’s Network, and Columbia’s Board of Parks and Recreation.Read More >>