Granting

Granting

  • 2014 Competitive Grant Award Winner, Winston Churchill Museum, Fulton, MO
  • 2014 Competitive Grant Award Winner, Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture, Columbia, MO
  • 2014 Competitive Grant Award Winner, Daniel Boone Regional Library, Columbia, MO
  • 2014 Competitive Grant Award Winner, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Columbia, MO
  • 2014 Competitive Grant Award Winner, Ragtag Film Society

The Community Foundation of Central Missouri is pleased to offer grants from its Community Granting Fund. The 2016 grant cycle is now open to non-profits in our 10 county service area. Applications will be received until September 2, 2016, at 11:59:59 PM.

You will find 2016’s Granting Process information HERE and our 2016 Application Link HERE.

2015 grants were given to the following non-profits (in no particular order):

  • Columbia Access TV, $1250 to develop a program called “Define Your Voice” to train at risk teens in media, filming, editing, etc. skills for 2 months. The teens will then interact with seniors who will share their life stories that will later be shown in a public screening.
    CFCM Priority Category: Human Capacity Development
  • Mary Lee Johnston Community Learning Center. $1250, to purchase musical instruments to help increase literacy skills of 2-3 year olds at the Center.
    CFCM Priority Category: Human Capacity Development
  • Phoenix Programs, $1000 to provide resources to implement the Activate Alumni Project to reach out to graduates and their families to reconnect to Phoenix Programs in order to raise additional funds, re-engage alumni as volunteers or additional services.
    CFCM Priority Category: Planned Giving & Development Support
  • Services for Independent Living, $1000, to provide technical support to SIL drivers in the way of 3 I-Pads which will create a more cost effective and reliable transportation system for the elderly and disabled.
    CFCM Priority Category: Seniors
  • Columbia Art League, $500, to collaborate with Rainbow House youth residents 12-18 to create 2 or more murals for Rainbow House to make it a more welcoming environment. Kids often ask “Where’s the Rainbow?”
    CFCM Priority Category: Arts
  • Family Health Center, $500, to purchase a new diagnostic microscope that will improve the quality of care for patients.
    CFCM Priority Category: Human Capacity Development
  • MU Adult Day Connection, $500 to implement a Music and Memory Program by purchasing I-Pods so seniors can relax and listen to the music of their time, lessening stress and depression.
    CFCM Priority Category: Seniors      

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