We are part of a rapidly growing field of
more than 600 community foundations,
acting as community savings accounts
for regions around the country. We are
a non‐profit community organization
created by and for the people of the Lake
of the Ozarks area.
We are a foundation for the community,
making grants to community
organizations and building resources. We manage a variety of funds,
established by families, individuals and
corporations. We're here to help our
donors do good work . . .
How Your Philanthropy Dollars Work Harder in a Foundation
We are building a permanent community
resource that will provide endowment
funds that will grow and benefit our
We help donors create an individual or
family legacy and offer a simple way to
fulfill multiple charitable intents, with lowcost
administration, making us a good
alternative to private or family
We offer personalized service, including
donor and family involvement and
education in selecting charities and
connecting donors with strategic and highimpact
We accept a wide variety of assets and
offer maximum tax advantage.
All our funds stay in the community, where
they benefit local organizations meeting a
broad range of local needs.
We can preserve donor intent even when
community issues and organizations
All assets are subject to audit and annual
confirmation by an external accounting firm.