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The Community Foundation of the Ozarks on Tuesday November 8th, awarded $150,000 in grants to 8 area organizations. These latest grant awards from the CFO are part of the Art/Culture And the Environment category. Earlier this year, the CFO announced grant awards in the Health and Social Services, and Education and Community Development categories. Mike Smith has this report:
Community Foundation of the Ozarks
Date: November 8, 2005
Subject: $150,000 in Grants Awarded to 8 Agencies
Contact: Gary Funk, President and CEO (417) 864-6199
Randy Russell, Senior Program Officer
At a grant awards ceremony this morning, the Community Foundation of the Ozarks announced that eight agencies received grants totaling $150,000 through its Metropolitan Springfield community grantmaking program. The grants ranged from $2,245 to $72,055 (see list attached).
The areas of emphasis for the Fall 2005 grant round were Art/Culture and Environment. The Community Foundation of the Ozarks defines art/culture as