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Author and Consultant Rosie Ward, Ph. D., says the “firms of endearment” are breaking the mold by nurturing culture and investing in employee training and well-being. Focusing on purpose over profit shows …

Joe Daues, CEO of the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks says he wants to focus on collaboration and developing long term partnerships with other not for profits. Daues says this will allow …

Greg Pope, owner and master distiller of Missouri Ridge Distillery says they’re maintaining a small margin of profitability after switching to producing hand sanitizer. Pope says the fact that they …

Community Foundation of the Ozarks has committed $1 million to help community nonprofits dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. CFO President Brian Fogle says though they have helped with natural …

Buying tax credits can help nonprofits. Michael Pruett, partner with Elliott, Robinson & Company, LLP, says the Neighborhood Assistance Program, or NAP, is a State of Missouri incentive program that …

Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope, says before starting a charity, look at established organizations and ask what you could do to help them. With 1.5 million charities in the United States, …

Joe Daues, CEO of the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks, says they want to spread the message of how they can help cancer victims. He says they plan to be highly visible on social media …

Christina Ford, president and founder of The Rebound Foundation, says she used to constantly shift roles between work and home life. Another young mom told her she designated certain days to her …

Brandi O’Reilly, executive director of Dynamic Strides, says one of their biggest challenges is funding patient’s therapy sessions when Medicaid and insurance reach their annual caps. “Every …

Margo Spilde, founder and CEO of GRASP, picked her friend Christen Jeschke to help form the group. Spilde says Jeschke's writing talent and ability to ask relevant questions have been essential to …

Jamie Jacobsen, owner of Fazoli’s, says small businesses are a lot like families. Their employees and customers are part of the community, so it’s important for them to help out local not for …

Margo Spilde, founder and CEO of GRASP, defines success as making a difference in the lives of others. “When you’re focused on other people, you feel better about yourself and you feel more …

“We help out a north side food pantry at The Connecting Grounds, which is a church that’s only been around a year or so,” says Whitney Creehan, president of Gathering Friends for the Homeless. …

Hal Donaldson, CEO of Convoy of Hope, learned about living in poverty starting at the age of twelve following the death of his father. The kindness he experienced as a child along with an interview …

Margo Spilde, founder and CEO of GRASP, says collaborating with other charities allows you to help more people. Spilde learned how organizations can collaborate while serving on grant committees with …

Christina Ford, President and Founder of The Rebound Foundation, discovered that she and her husband, Coach Dana Ford, each had experience with domestic violence growing up. They decided they wanted …

“In the restaurant industry, the profit margins are very thin. Your two prime costs which is your food and labor are very high, and then you’ve got your rent and all your other expenses on top …

Abbie Brown, owner of Brown Abbey Gourmet, wowed Catherine and Thor Bersted when she made her Greek salad dressing for Lavender Falls Farm. They encouraged her to start her own company selling her …

“Growth for growth’s sake is a very dangerous path to get on. It really only leads to chaos, less profitability, less structure,” says Mickey Moore, CEO of Tomo Drug Testing. Moore says he …

Most of us will have several different careers in our lifetime. Sheri Smith is a PBR Certified Sports Agent; she represents professional rodeo athletes from around the country. Smith is also a Navy …

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