Nonprofit Spotlight

A Circle of Help and Hope

Great Circle is a Missouri nonprofit with a centuries-old history and a comprehensive goal. For…

First Chance for Children

A Hand Up, Not A Hand Out

First Chance for Children focuses on kindergarten readiness and educating parents. First Chance for Children…

A Home Away From Home

A Ronald McDonald house is like any other house. It’s a place to rest and…

Columbia Center for Urban Agriculture’s Opportunity Gardens

There is an old proverb that says “Give a man a fish and you feed…

The United Way Maximizes Their Impact

The United Way’s allocation process aligns resources with the community’s greatest needs. One of the…

New Name for a Proven Community Presence – COMO Youth Works

In an August board meeting this year, it was decided that the nonprofit formerly known…

Heart of Missouri CASA Volunteers Advocate for Foster Children

When a child enters the foster care system, they are appointed a team of people…

Coyote Hill: More Than a Safe Place

For more than 25 years, foster children in Mid-Missouri have found a safe place to…

An Economical Resource for Church Leaders

When Dr. Rod Casey, director of the Theological Education Initiative (TEI), first came to Columbia,…

EnCircle Technologies Merges With Woodhaven

EnCircle Technologies is celebrating their fifth anniversary and looking at plans for a merger.  *Editor’s…

SEED Success Fights Poverty One Student at a Time

Columbia Public Schools and a fledgling not-for-profit called SEED Success partnered up in May to…

Heritage Academy: Developing Educational Excellence

In Heritage Academy’s front office at Calvary Baptist Church, visitors will see a double-photo black…