Southwest Missouri Bank Announces Corley Grant Availability

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(Joplin, MO)Southwest Missouri Bank, trustee of the W.R. Corley Memorial Trust, has announced the third year of availability of grants to qualified non-profit organizations. Eligible entities include those who provide services to the homeless and low-income populations in Jasper and Newton Counties.

“Bob Corley loved his community and made sure that this love would be shown every year,” said Chuck Brown, Senior Vice President and Trust Officer at Southwest Missouri Bank. “His generosity was well-known during his lifetime, and only continues to be felt after his death. Many organizations have been able to benefit, and we look forward to continuing Bob’s philanthropy this year.”

Grant applications will be available beginning April 4 by emailing or by calling 417.623.3424. Applications are due by May 6. Grants will be reviewed by a distribution committee and awarded in late June.

“There are many non-profit organizations in Jasper and Newton Counties that help the homeless and disadvantaged in our area,” said Brown. “Mr. Corley’s dream was that his generosity would make a difference right here.”


Chuck Brown, Senior Vice President and Trust Officer
Southwest Missouri Bank

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