Professional investment and administration of charitable funds.
We help donors achieve their philanthropic goals through professional management and investment of charitable funds.
We work with nonprofit organizations to help them fulfill their missions through fund administration, grantmaking and learning opportunities.
We award scholarships to deserving students to help them achieve their educational goals.
The CFO offers a range of philanthropic services to support our donors, affiliate foundations, professional advisors and nonprofit organizations in achieving their goals.
We administer more than 400 scholarships that help students fulfill their educational goals.
Strong schools are anchors for rural communities; the CFO is a national leader in philanthropy for place-based education.
Student chapters across the region instill the tenets of philanthropy and volunteerism in the next generation of leaders.
This annual award celebrates those with courage, wisdom and a record of service that creates long-term impact for their communities.
By providing below-market loans to help finance projects with a public purpose, the CFO creates a “double-bottom line” for investing in our region.
The CFO partners with grantmakers across and outside our region to pool funds for high-priority needs such as rural health, poverty and disaster resiliency.
More than $500 million has been granted and distributed since the CFO’s founding in 1973.
Hundreds of volunteer leaders guide locally based decisions to improve communities.
Collaboration is a cornerstone of the CFO’s commitment to public leadership.