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Maximize NWMO offers survey results of 18 counties as to why residents stay and/or return to northwest Missouri

Final results from the 2020 Alumni and Resident Survey are in, telling a story of hope and promising potential. Survey participants provided reasons why residents stay in, return to, or move to northwest Missouri, prompting key takeaways for what leaders in northwest Missouri can do to keep and bring talent to the region. Within the […]

Trenton man elected to Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri Board of Directors

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announced the election of a rural Trenton man to their Board of Directors. Phillip Ray was elected to the Board during the Annual Meeting of the Community Foundation Board last week; he joins 24 other community leaders from throughout North Missouri on the Board. A graduate of Trenton High […]

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Princeton Board of Education approves bus routes, hears update on ball field relocation plan

The Princeton R-5 Board of Education approved school bus routes and heard an update on the ball field relocation plan on the evening of Tuesday, October 13th. A news release reports the Princeton Ball Association and Princeton School District are working to relocate the softball and baseball complex from its current location in the lower […]

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Grant received by Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri will benefit Maximize NWMO Initiative

Community leaders in the 18 counties of northwest Missouri will benefit from the funding recently awarded by the United States Department of Agriculture to The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri for the regional vitality initiative known as Maximize NWMO. The $46,675 grant for technical assistance will help build awareness of public participation opportunities in community […]

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Trump Administration invests more than $1 million in rural business development in Missouri

The Trump Administration, along with the Department of Agriculture Rural Development State Director for Missouri Jeff Case, today announced 20 organizations statewide are being awarded a total of $1,068,984 to create jobs and increase economic opportunities throughout the state. “When rural, small businesses expand and do well, it leads to a positive impact on the […]

Fall Regional Community Forum to be held November 18, 2020

The Fall 2020 Regional Community Forum will be held on November 18, 2020, for all 18 counties of northwest Missouri. Community members and leaders are encouraged to attend and participate in this celebration, networking, and informational virtual event from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. A featured recognition presentation and progress update is scheduled within the […]

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Cara McClellan Scholarship expanded to include Jamesport graduates

Graduates of Tri-County High School in Jamesport will now have the opportunity to compete for a scholarship offered by Cara McClellan, American Family Insurance Agency LLC of Trenton. Administered by the Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, the scholarship was established in 2016 and made available to graduates of Trenton High School in the amount of […]

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Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announces newest member of Board of Directors

The newest member of The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri Board of Directors is Kyle Stith. A native of Caldwell County, Stith graduated from Polo High School in 2009 and earned a degree from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy in 2015. Currently, he is a licensed funeral director and co-owns […]

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Audio: Maximize Northwest Missouri releases survey asking residents ways to “grow and improve”

Maximize Northwest Missouri has released a survey to collect information about what residents like about Northwest Missouri as well as ways it can grow and improve. University of Missouri Extension County Engagement Specialist Jackie Spainhower says Maximize Missouri is made up of Extension faculty, organizations, and individuals in the area. Spainhower notes the Alumni and […]

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Eagle Radio partners with Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri in matching donations

Eagle Radio of St. Joseph has announced a partnership with The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri. Marketing director of the foundation, Steve Maxey, reports a commitment by Eagle Radio and the Bob Schmidt Foundation will now honor any contribution up to $5,000 by matching the funds until the $5,000 goal is reached. He noted a […]

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THS graduate recipient of Julia Louise Williams Key Welborn Memorial Scholarship

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri has announced a 2020 Trenton High School graduate is the first recipient of the Julia Louise Williams Key Welborn Memorial Scholarship. Kendall Crowley plans to attend Northwest Missouri State University, major in Business Administration, and participate on the Bearcat Track Team. During her time at THS, she participated in […]

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Students from THS and Penney High School named Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship winners

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri and the family of Doug Harper have announced the Doug Harper Memorial Scholarship winners. Mckayla Blackburn of Trenton High School and Ryan Cook of Penney High School of Hamilton have been named as recipients of the $500 scholarship. The Community Foundation reports Harper was an announcer and supporter of […]

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri announces local scholarships now available

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Inc. announces the opening of its online scholarship application, Scholar-Link. Beginning on January 15, 2020, Scholar-Link will officially open to any senior wanting to apply for scholarships to be used at a 4-year or 2-year college/university as well as a vocational-technical school. The Community Foundation currently administers 94 scholarship […]

Community Foundation of NW Missouri Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Jerry Sprong

Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri celebrates 10th anniversary

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri joined past and present Board Members, donors and Fund Advisors in celebration of their 10th Anniversary. Also in attendance were State Representatives J. Eggleston, Brenda Shields, and Allen Andrews. The event was held at The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art in St. Joseph. The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri, Inc. […]

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The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri awards grant to Livingston County for disaster recovery relief

The Community Foundation of Northwest Missouri recently established a fund to provide disaster relief particularly for flood victims in Northwest Missouri. This fund was established through the generous donation from an out of state donor and grew with other community donors. This out of state donor was looking for a Community Foundation in Northwest to […]