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 . . .
A huge thank you to our supporters for coming out to our 8th Annual Champagne Campaign! It was a beautiful evening with friends of CFL at Edgewater Estate. Thank you again to all our sponsors and donors for giving so generously. Donations raised at Champagne Campaign will be shared through our CFL grant awards to support our local Non-Profits.
Community Foundation of the Lake
To assist in building the educational, cultural, health
development of our community.
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.