About the Community Foundation of the Ozarks
The Community Foundation of the Ozarks is a public foundation serving the Missouri Ozarks. CFO is dedicated to working with its donors, nonprofit partners, and affiliated community foundations in meaningful and purposeful ways.
The Foundation’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in our region through resource development, community grantmaking, collaboration, and public leadership.
Founded in 1973, CFO has since grown to include 44 affiliate community foundations and more than 2,500 charitable funds totaling approximately $226 million in assets.
The CFO is a 501(c)3. EIN#: 23-7290968
We invite you to learn more about our campaigns and partnerships serving the people of the Ozarks on the initiatives page of our web site. Read more about our regional affiliate foundations hard at work in rural communities and counties across the Missouri Ozarks in the affiliate section of the site. If you’re interested becoming a donor, explore the numerous options available for giving something back to you community in our donor services section. And, of course, feel free to send us an email or give us a call.