We are our region’s trusted source for philanthropy.
The CFO is dedicated to working with its donors, nonprofit partners and affiliated community foundations in meaningful and purposeful ways. Founded in 1973, the CFO has since grown to include 53 regional affiliate foundations and many nonprofit partners across central and southern Missouri through about 3,500 charitable funds with assets of $375 million as of June 30, 2022.
The CFO is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Donations to the CFO or a fund held by the CFO are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the IRS.