CFO awards $120,000 in grants for homeless youths, crime victims, kindergarten readiness and behavioral health

Posted Education Disparities, Health Disparities, News Articles

[SOURCED] “The Community Foundation of the Ozarks awarded its first-ever Metro Springfield Collective Impact grants January 7, 2016. The Collective Impact is a new cycle in the 2015-16 Metro Springfield grantmaking program. Four projects were selected from among 12 applications to receive nearly $120,000 in funding, according to a news release. This new grant cycle was […]

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United Way’s collective efforts seek lasting change

Posted Education Disparities, Health Disparities, Homelessness, News Articles

[SOURCED] Jerome Ferson, the president of United Way of Olmsted County, takes some time to share a bit about United Way’s plan for 2016-2018, and how this organization is using Collective Impact to provide much-needed resources in an effective way to residents of Olmsted County in Minnesota. Read more by Jerome Ferson at The Post-Bulletin.