About the Foundation
The Darr Family Foundation was founded in 2002 by William H. (Bill) Darr and his family to perpetuate his dedication to providing support for those in need.Read More >
Purpose & Impact
The mission of the Darr Family foundation is to empower at-risk youth to overcome barriers to opportunity.
Staying true to this mission, in 2018, the foundation made an investment in local early childhood education and literacy systems, and in 2019, an investment in elementary education in agriculture. Click here to learn more.
Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded more than $7.6 million to agencies operating in southwest Missouri.
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Open Grant Cycle
Due to recent long-term investments in local education to further the Foundation’s mission, the Open Grant Cycle has been temporarily suspended. Thank you for your continued impactful work in our community!