A major provider for local nonprofit funding has committed $1 million for coronavirus recovery.
Community Foundation of the Ozarks President Brian Fogle announced Friday that the assistance will be targeted toward nonprofits who are helping with child care, needs of seniors, transportation, food insecurity or other needs of at-risk populations.
Organizations can apply for those grants on an ongoing basis, and the foundation will announce an accelerated grantmaking process in the coming days. Information will be posted at cfozarks.org/COVID19, according to a news release.
“We know there are needs now and there will be needs a year from now,” Fogle said. “We plan on walking with our partners on this journey for as long as it takes.”
The initial funding is provided by the community foundation, Missouri Foundation for Health and the Louis L. and Julia Dorothy Coover Charitable Foundation managed by Commerce Trust Company.
Local health department director Clay Goddard also had some good news of his own — two of the seven local cases of coronavirus had made full recoveries.
As of 5:15 p.m. Friday, no new cases of the coronavirus had been announced for Greene County, but statewide, numbers had increased to 47, according to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services.
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