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Community Foundation of the Lake
PO Box 1413
Lake Ozark, MO 65049




Community Foundation of the Lake Grants

In 2008, the Community Foundation of the Lake was established by community leaders to assist in building the educational, cultural, health and economic development of the Lake area. The Community Foundation is affiliated with the Community Foundation of the Ozarks which assists more than 40 communities in fund development and administration of the funds at a minimal cost so that the financial resources stay in each community.

The Community Foundation of the Lake, a new way of giving, recently awarded 17 grants to the following local community nonprofit programs:

  • Camdenton School Foundation for the Classroom Impact Grant
  • Camden County Senior Citizens Association for homebound frozen meals, bread, milkand fruits
  • Citizens Against Domestic Violence for the needed components for victims served
  • Kids Harbor for a forensic interview’s salary
  • Westlake Aquatic Center for the renovation of shower stalls
  • Lighthouse Mission to sponsor 250 nights of service
  • Medical Missions for Christ for prescriptions
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters to sponsor five new mentors
  • Rock Island Task Force to help with Labor for the trail
  • Food for Morgan County for food moving equipment
  • Share the Harvest for laundry detergent
  • Wonderland Camp to help with camp sponsorship
  • 2ndChance Bikes for bike tools
  • Missouri Extension Council 4-H for five 4-H camper scholarships
  • LambHouse for the Sue’s Shoes program to provide new shoes for those in need
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes for the Camp Scholarship Fund

The Community Foundation is a growing resource to receive and grant local community funds donated by families,individuals and corporations. Donations may be in any amount,unrestricted to benefit any community need or restricted by donor designationand used for a specific program or purposes as the donor identifies. All Community Foundation funds stay in the Lake area where they benefit manyorganizations meeting a broad range of local community needs.

Community Foundation of the Lake 2016 Grants - Click Here

2018 Grantees

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2017 Grantees

  • BBBS
  • Buddy Packs
  • CADV
  • Child Advoc.
  • Fellowship Christian Athletes
  • Food For Morgan County
  • Kids Harbor
  • Lake Area Industries
  • Lake Arts Council
  • Laser Robotics
  • Medical Missions For Christ
  • Osage Beach Senior Center
  • Share The Harvest
  • Westlake Aquatic Center
  • Wonderland Camp


In 2016 more than $26,000 was awarded to 17 local Non-Profits by Community Foundation of the Lake

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