Community Foundation of the Lake

A trusted resource for philanthropy serving the Lake of the Ozarks region.

Our Mission

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

Since our founding on Aug. 3, 2009, Community Foundation of the Lake has distributed nearly $2.1 million back to the community. We now hold assets totaling $2.8 million as of June 30, 2021.

Our Leadership

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Amy Hernandez, President

Our foundation is led by members of our community.

Amy Hernandez, President
Jane Wright, Vice President
Christy Wagner, Treasurer
David Boyd
Justin Farrell
Phyllis Marose
Lydia Porter
Jan Pyrtle
Stacy Pyrtle
Jessica Rozier
Jan Amos, Foundation Coordinator

Advisory Council

Carolyn Davinroy
Trenny Garrett
Janice Gentile
Lynn Griswold
Rick Kruse
Marvin Silliman
Brent Simpson

Lake of the Ozarks Legacy Society

  • Janice Gentile
  • Rick and Jane Kruse
  • Mitchell Mills
  • Karen Jean Rudek*
  • Marvin B. Silliman
  • Jane Wright


CMFCAA Osage Beach Fund

SAR Project Fund

Totes for Tatas Fund

Wonderland Camp Endowment Fund

Michael C. Vyrostek Memorial Musical Fund

The Bud Simmons Foundation

Scott’s Concrete Gifting Fund

Share the Harvest Food Pantry Endowment Fund

Marvin and Lucile Silliman Family Foundation

Child Advocacy Council Fund

Jessica and Malachi Brazil Fund

Local Area Needs Initiative (LANI) Fund

PREP Lake of the Ozarks Fund

Children’s Learning Center Fund

Johnson Family Donor Advised Fund

Community Foundation of the Lake Administrative Fund

RE/MAX Lake of the Ozarks Charitable Foundation

Camden County Historical Society Designated Fund

MM4C Permanent Endowment Fund

John H. and Ruby M. Laurie Charitable Fund

Karen Jean Rudek Fund

Can-Am Police-Fire Games Fund Charitable Fund

Jim and Laura Simpson Family Foundation

Mark and Marsha Schoeneman Fund

Food for Morgan County Fund

Lake of the Ozarks Idiots Club Fund

Community Foundation of the Lake Capacity Fund

Westlake Aquatic Center Fund

The Legacy Fund

Community Foundation of the Lake Disaster Fund

Lois and Richard Gonseth Scholarship Fund

Lake Area Big Brothers Big Sisters Fund

Missouri Forget Me Not Horse Rescue/Sanctuary Fund

Lois and Richard Gonseth Designated Fund

Kids’ Harbor Inc. Fund

Lake of the Ozarks Stop Human Trafficking Coalition Fund

Community Foundation of the Lake Endowment Fund

Live 2 Give Hope Fund

Lake of the Ozarks Developmental Center Foundation Fund

Lake Arts Council Fund

Lake Area Industries Fund

Medical Missions for Christ Clinic Fund

Medical Transportation Management Charitable Fund

Heart of the Ozarks PBW Fund

Osage Beach Senior Center Fund

Our Nonprofit Partners

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