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Greater Seymour Area Foundation

A trusted resource for philanthropy serving the Seymour area.

Our Mission

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

Since our founding on Aug. 13, 1998, Greater Seymour Area Foundation has distributed more than $1.1 million back to the community. We now hold assets totaling $1,619,691 as of June 30, 2022.

Our Leadership

Our foundation is led by members of our community.

Renne Wallace, President
Janice Blankenship, Secretary
Marilyn Mingus, Treasurer
Dr. Ron Giedd
Denise Burt
Helen Lamb
Skipper Maybee

Greater Seymour Legacy Society

  • Anonymous
  • Gary L. Childress and Donna A. Childress
  • Ron Giedd


Greater Seymour Area Foundation Administrative Capacity Fund

Mansfield/Norwood Community Fund

Fordland Clinic Endowment Fund

Seymour Area Arts Council Building Fund-Building Cultural Arts in Seymour

Jerry and Carol Kleier Family and Community Fund

Sue (Coutchie) Loughrige Scholarship Fund

GSAF Disaster Relief Fund

Blaine A. Childress Seymour, Missouri, Library Cultural Arts Fund

Lone Star Freewill Baptist Church Scholarship Fund

Dr. and Mrs. Ronald Giedd President Emeritus Fund

Coday Family Scholarship Fund

Historic Owen Theater Operating Fund

Fordland Imagination Library Fund

Seymour Dolly Parton Imagination Library Fund

Fordland Memorial Library Fund

Steven Cummins Memorial Scholarship Fund

GSAF Administrative Fund

Jackie Dale Blankenship Memorial Scholarship Fund

Seymour Elite YEP Endowment Fund

Greater Seymour Area Fund

Seymour Youth Empowerment Project Capacity Building Fund

Seymour Senior Quality of Life Fund

Seymour FFA Leadership Development Activities Fund in honor of G. Rudolph, F. Ipock and KL Rudolph

Seymour Pharmacy Corporate Grantmaking Fund

GSAF Administrative Endowment Fund

The Silvey Cemetery Fund

Seymour Community Development Association Fund

Seymour Historical Preservation Society Fund

Seymour Area Arts Council Fund

Seymour Library Endowment Fund

Seymour Pals Fund in memory of Michael Wayne Barlow

Endowment Fund of the Webster County Extension Council

Frances Pringle 4-H Capacity Building Fund Of the Webster County Extension Council

Frances Pringle Capacity Building Fund Of the Webster County Extension Council

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