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Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

1006 W SAINT MAARTENS DR STE B
Suite B
St. Joseph, Missouri 64506
United States

Mission

Through regional collaboration increase the power of charitable giving and philanthropy to transform our region into an economically vibrant area.

Most Meaningful Change

We headed a transfer of wealth study and formed a statewide community foundation alliance.

2009 Year Founded
$116,315 Endowment Value
$1,500,000 Total Annual Grantmaking

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Last Updated: 10.21.14

Population Area Served

282,000

Identifying Information
OrganizationCommunity Foundation of Northwest Missouri
Address 11006 W SAINT MAARTENS DR STE B
Address 2Suite B
City / TownSt. Joseph
State / RegionMissouri
ZIP / Postal Code64506
CountryUnited States
ContinentNorth America
Map Address (If Different)Did not answer
Map City / Town (If Different)Did not answer
Map State / Region (If Different)Did not answer
Map Zip / Postal Code (If Different)Did not answer
Map Country (If Different)Did not answer
Phone816.232.2022
Emailmary@cfnwmo.org
Websitewww.cfnwmo.org
Organization Leader (Name, Title)Mary R Hinde, President /CEO
Primary Contact’s NameMary R Hinde
Primary Contact’s PositionPresident & CEO
Foundation at a Glance
Year Founded2009
Mission StatementThrough regional collaboration increase the power of charitable giving and philanthropy to transform our region into an economically vibrant area.
Organization DescriptionCommunity Foundation
Other DescriptionDid not answer
Approximate Size of the Population Serviced282,000
Total Paid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)2
Total Unpaid Staff (Full-Time Equivalents)Did not answer
Total Board Members21
Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)
Organization’s Total Income in Last Fiscal Year$125,000
Organization’s Gifts Income in Last Fiscal Year$47,894
Organization’s Total Expenditures in Last Fiscal Year$125,000
Organization’s Grantmaking Budget in Last Fiscal Year$1,500,000
Does Organization Have an EndowmentNo but intend to build one
Value of Endowment (or Financial Reserves) as of the End of Last Fiscal Year$116,315
Change in Financial Status Over Last Three YearsSignificant improvement
Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization
Community leadershipNo role
Philanthropic giftsPlayed a slight role
Grassroots activismNo role
Inadequate government servicesDid not answer
Changes in the political environmentPlayed an important role
Changes in the economic environmentPlayed an important role
Government initiative fundingNo role
Foundation initiative fundingNo role
Bilateral or multilateral initiative fundingNo role
Favorable legal or fiscal policiesNo role
Time Spent Working in Following Areas
NeighborhoodNone
LocallyVery little time
RegionallyLots of time
NationallyNone
InternationallyNone
Rate Importance of the Following Functions
GrantmakingCentrally important
Having local people as leaders in the organizationCentrally important
Seeking local donationsN/A
Having a gender balance in the organizationSlightly important
Board reflective of community diversityCentrally important
Building an endowmentCentrally important
Serving donor needsCentrally important
Acting as a fiscal intermediary for the communityImportant but not central
Building inclusion and trust in the communityCentrally important
Pursuing equityCentrally important
Accountability to local peopleCentrally important
Raising money for grantmaking annuallyN/A
Community developmentCentrally important
In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas
Arts and cultureLittle
EducationLittle
EnvironmentLittle
HealthLittle
Human and social servicesLittle
Human rightsLittle
International relationsLittle
ReligionLittle
Economic developmentLittle
Conflict resolution/bridging different parts of the communityLittle
Information technologyLittle
Strengthening local or regional governmentLittle
HousingLittle
ChildrenLittle
WaterLittle
Alternative energyLittle
Disaster reliefLittle
Advocacy with authoritiesLittle
Job trainingLittle
Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years
Convening for issues of local concernOften
Promote collaboration between granteesOften
Promote understanding of public policyOften
Training/capacity-building for local organizationsOften
AdvocacyRarely
Loaned staffRarely
ResearchOften
Community needs assessmentOften
Leadership developmentOften
InternshipsOften
Providing space for local organizationsRarely
Access to information technologyOften
Publishing/knowledge sharingOften
Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served
PovertyGetting worse
CrimeNo change
Trust among different sections of the communityNo change
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesNo change
Social position of marginalized groupsNo change
Responsiveness of authoritiesNo change
Appropriateness of public policiesNo change
Value of community assetsGetting worse
Quality of the environmentNo change
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityGetting worse
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsGetting worse
Networks and links between different parts of the communityGetting worse
Gender equityGetting worse
Charitable giving through the community foundationGetting better
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingNo change
Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years
PovertyDo not work in this sphere
CrimeDo not work in this sphere
Trust among different sections of the communityMuch achievement
Equitable distribution of resources and servicesDo not work in this sphere
Social position of marginalized groupsDo not work in this sphere
Responsiveness of authoritiesDo not work in this sphere
Appropriateness of public policiesDo not work in this sphere
Value of community assetsDo not work in this sphere
Quality of the environmentDo not work in this sphere
Number of people and organizations working to change and improve their communityDo not work in this sphere
Levels of innovation and risk taking in addressing community problemsDo not work in this sphere
Networks and links between different parts of the communityDo not work in this sphere
Gender equityDo not work in this sphere
Charitable giving through the community foundationMuch achievement
Number of people and organizations involved in philanthropic givingWork in the sphere but no measurable achievement
Active Partnerships
Formal community associations and groupsLittle
Informal associations of citizensLittle
Non-governmental organizationsLittle
Local governmentLittle
National governmentLittle
UniversitiesLittle
SchoolsLittle
BusinessesLittle
Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work
National association of grantmakersNeither helpful or unhelpful
Regional association of grantmakersNeither helpful or unhelpful
Global Fund for Community FoundationsNeither helpful or unhelpful
Particular foundationNeither helpful or unhelpful
Other organizationNeither helpful or unhelpful
Involvement of Local People
Regularly survey local people about our programsNo
Local people are engaged in the delivery of our workYes
Local people control what our organization doesYes
Have local people represented on our boardYes
Have regular sessions where local people advise us what our programs should doYes
Actively engage local people as volunteersYes
All of our board is composed of local peopleYes
Account to local people about our successes and failures each yearYes
Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further
Increased fundingVery important
Better legal or fiscal environmentImportant
More volunteersVery important
Access to advice or technical assistanceImportant
Better local culture of givingImportant
Stronger civil societyImportant
More responsive authoritiesImportant
OtherDid not answer
Most Meaningful Change
Most Meaningful Change that Organization Has Helped to Bring About in the Last Three YearsWe headed a transfer of wealth study and formed a statewide community foundation alliance.
 

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Identifying Information

Foundation at a Glance

Financial Information (in U.S. Dollars)

Priorities and Achievements
Factors that Played a Role in the Origins of Your Organization

Time Spent Working in Following Areas

Rate Importance of the Following Functions

In the Last Year, Extent to Which Programming and/or Grantmaking Involved Work in the Following Areas

Nongrantmaking Services Offered to Community in Recent Years

Main Trends Over the Past Year in Geographic Area Served

Extent to Which Organization Can Claim Tangible and Measurable Achievements in the Past Three Years

Active Partnerships

Partnerships and External Aid
Other Institutions Helpful to Our Work

Involvement of Local People

Assistance in Overcoming Main Difficulties Faced in Developing Organization Further

Most Meaningful Change

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