Truman Heartland Community Foundation


We are committed to supporting Eastern Jackson County and the nonprofit organizations who are working hard to continue to serve those most at risk in our community even in the face of this unprecedented challenge. Read More

Our office currently welcomes visitors by appointment only. To maintain social distancing practices, many staff members are working remotely and are available to assist you Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.




You can create an impact that lasts for generations

Ways to Give

We Are Here to Serve You

A leader in philanthropy in Eastern Jackson County and the surrounding communities, Truman Heartland Community Foundation has been a respected partner in charitable giving for 38 years.

We are working hard to support our community through the COVID-19 pandemic. While the disruption and hardship caused by the disease and the efforts to slow its spread are unprecedented in our times, we know that by pulling together as a community we can support each other and help protect the people and organizations most affected.


Donor Advised Funds

What's a Donor Advised Fund?

Like a private foundation - only better. A Donor Advised Fund can help you be more strategic with your charitable giving.

Open a Donor Advised Fund


2020 Grant Recipients

Competitive Grants Program

We invest in nonprofits who share our vision for the future and serve Eastern Jackson County and the surrounding communities.

2020 Competitive Grant Recipients

Professional Advisors

Cole Eason

Resources for Advisors and Their Clients

We’re here to help Advisors strengthen their relationships with clients and share what the CARES Act means for charitable giving.

The CARES Act and Charitable Giving

Scholarship Banner

Investing in Our Future

More than $300,000 in scholarships available to students in 2021.

Learn More About Scholarships

In Our Community

 Noel and Carolyn Fulkerson

Couple Finds a Harmonious Partner for their Legacy

Carolyn and Noel Fulkerson share a passion for philanthropy. Over their 48-year marriage, they have invested in several local nonprofits that exemplify their devotion to service and music education.

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