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Community Foundation of Taney County

Community Foundation of Taney County

A trusted resource for philanthropy serving communities in Taney County.

Our Mission

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

Since our founding on April 23, 2002, the Community Foundation of Taney County has distributed more than $6.3 million back to the community. We now hold assets totaling $11,128,766 as of June 30, 2023.

Our Leadership

Our foundation is led by members of our community.

  • Rod Romine, President
  • James Chrouser, Vice President
  • Nic Grimwood, Secretary/Treasurer
  • Mike Davis
  • Mitch Holmes
  • Dennis Newkirk
  • Chena Simmons

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Community Foundation of Taney County grants $10,000 to eight local agencies

July 21, 2021 — The Community Foundation of Taney County has presented grants totaling $10,000 to eight local agencies in its 2021 community grant round. The grants, selected by a volunteer committee of local citizens, were presented to recipients in late June. 501(c)3 and other nonprofit organizations like schools, faith-based organizations and government entities serving Taney County were eligible to apply for these grants.

The grants were awarded to:

  • Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks: $1,000 to support the Cents of Pride Store
  • Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks: $1,000 to supports the Free Screening Mammogram Program
  • Child Abuse Prevention and Elimination Foundation Inc.: $2,700 to support the Helping Hands/Healing Hearts project
  • Diaper Bank of the Ozarks: $1,000 to reduce diaper need in Taney County
  • Gift of Hope Inc.: $1,000 to support the Backpack Club program
  • Jeans for Teens: $1,500 to support its operations
  • Ozark Trails Council Inc. (Boy Scouts of America): $1,000 to purchase new camp mattresses
  • Taneyhills Community Library: $800 to purchase a new dryer for Thrift Shop at the Library

“It’s so important to support the health of our community and give our children the best opportunities to succeed,” said Benjamin Roberts, president of the CF of TC’s board. “We know that, with the support of our community grants, these nonprofits will improve the lives of so many of our neighbors.”

Taney County Legacy Society

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  • Iva M. Awberry*
  • James and Margie King* Berry
  • William and Sylvia Cornette
  • Pat* and Ransom* Davis
  • Doug and Gina Jorda
  • Donna Lee Moon
  • Mary L. Rigney

*Deceased

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