Douglas County Community Foundation

A trusted resource for philanthropy serving Douglas County.

Our Mission

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Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Douglas County through resource development, community grantmaking, collaboration and public leadership.

Since our founding on July 3, 2003, Douglas County Community Foundation has distributed more than $364,282 in grants to the community. We now hold assets totaling $727,889 as of June 30, 2020.

Our Leadership

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Janice Lorrain, President

Our foundation is led by members of our community.

Janice Lorrain, President
Nancy Hawk, Vice President
Jennifer Horn, Secretary
Betty Ridenour, Treasurer
Elizabeth Bock
Bill Henry
Diana Middleton
Dick Salgado

Douglas County Community Foundation receives $10,000 Rural Ozarks Health Initiative Grant

The Community Foundation of the Ozarks and Missouri Foundation for Health have awarded a $10,000 grant to the Douglas County Community Foundation through the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative to address health issues in communities in the CFO’s rural service area.

The DCCF is using the funds to open a grant round for proposals for health-related projects. Applications can be made for up to $10,000 for proposals designed to support the health-related needs of local residents. The application deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, April 10.

“We are looking forward to working with local organizations and agencies to address the health-care needs in Douglas County,” DCCF President Janice Lorrain said.

For a third year, the CFO has awarded $10,000 grants to 10 affiliate foundations to support community health programs and grantmaking. The grants are part of the Rural Ozarks Health Initiative, a program to address health issues in communities or regions served by the CFO’s affiliates. Other recipients for 2020 include affiliate foundations serving Benton County, Dallas County, Eldon, the Hermann area, Houston, the Jacks Fork area, Rogersville, Stockton and Willow Springs.

This grant program was developed by Missouri Foundation for Health and the CFO because of a disparity in health indicators between urban and rural areas of Missouri and the scarcity of grant resources available for rural issues in general.

The ROHI grant program launched in 2018 and has provided a total of $750,000 to more than 30 communities served by CFO affiliate foundations.

“We look forward to these projects building on the success of the first two years of community-based grants across the region to support key health and wellness priorities,” CFO President Brian Fogle said. “This has been an outstanding partnership with the Missouri Foundation for Health to get its resources working on the ground through our Affiliate network, which is comprised of local leaders who are well positioned to identify specific needs in their communities.”

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