Skaggs Foundation

Skaggs Foundation Legacy Grants

Skaggs Foundation is changing the health of Stone and Taney Counties for GOOD! We are excited to invest in the health and wellness of our community today, knowing that the impact of good health will last for generations to come.

2015 Legacy Grant awards were recently announced at a community celebration at Silver Dollar City’s Culinary & Craft School. Learn more about the programs that are improving health and wellness in the Ozarks and impacting more than 75,000 Taney and Stone County residents this year.

2015 Distribution Highlights

2014 Distribution Highlights

2013-2014 4th Quarter Final Report

2016 Skaggs Legacy Endowment Grant Programs

Programs will be considered that meet the following criteria:

  • Health and wellness related
  • Serve Stone and/or Taney County Missouri residents
  • Eligible applicants must be non-profit with current proof of 501(c)3 status, a school or a governmental agency.
  • Priority will be given to collaborative initiatives that address dental care, substance abuse/tobacco, unhealthy body weight, mental health, child and family safety, improved access to care and community health workers.

Priority Health Needs Grants

Any non-profit charity, school, or government organization may apply for a grant. The award floor is $5,001 and there is no award ceiling. Requests can be made for up to a three year period although funding is committed for one year at a time. Future funding is contingent upon program results and funding availability. Programs that are collaborative in nature and address a top identified health need are of high priority. A “Request for Applications” with detailed instructions will be released in June, 2016.

  • April 29, 2016 – Concept paper deadline
  • May/June 2016 – Notification of concept paper outcome
  • July 29, 2016 – Full application deadline (if invited to submit a full application)
  • October 2016 – Notification to applicants of funding decisions
  • November 2016 – Public announcement of awards and first distribution of funds

Download the “Request for Concept Papers” here:  Request for Concept Papers
(NOTE: If you plan to request under $5,001, a Concept Paper is not required. Please see the Helping Hands section to submit a Helping Hands Grant Application.)

A “Request for Applications” with detailed instructions will be released in June 2016. Concept papers will be reviewed and qualified applicants will be invited to submit a full application due July 29, 2016.

Pre and post award interviews will be conducted and quarterly reporting is required. Grants are not automatically renewable and unless otherwise specified are awarded for a one year time frame. Types of grant distribution are subject to change annually as additional community health needs are identified.

Helping Hands Grants

Helping Hands Grants are available to any non-profit organization serving Stone and/or Taney County for a specific health and wellness related purpose or program. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. Helping Hands Grants are one-year awards. There is no guarantee of funding for a second year. Any health education request must fall within this category.

  • April 29, 2016- Full application deadline (to submit a full application)
  • October 2016 – Notification to applications of funding decisions
  • November 2016 – Public announcement of awards and first distribution of funds

RFA – HH 2016  – Helping Hands Request For Applications


Additional documents, forms and templates are provided below for the convenience of grant applicants:

Logic Model

MOU Template

One Year Program Budget

Three Year Program Budget
The recently updated budget templates includes a line item for indirect costs. No more than 15% of the total program budget can be requested in indirect costs.


Links to On-Line Learning Resources are provided below:

Community Health Needs Assessment 2.2014

Taney County Health Assessment 2012

Stone County Community Health Assessment 2015

Effective Grant Writing Presentation by Heather Zoromski (PowerPoint)

Grant Writing Video MP4

Grant Writing Video for Windows


Please contact Heather Zoromski, Grants Administrator with questions or if you need technical assistance at 417-335-7340 or


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