Boone County Senior Services, Inc. (BCSSI) is one of four Boone County-serving nonprofit organizations to receive a $30,000 matching grant. All four organizations, ILADD, Inc. SAWs, Boone County Senior Services, Inc., and Boone County Cancer Society, committed to raising $30,000 between May 1 – September 1, 2022. We proudly announce that BCSSI is the third nonprofit to receive its matching grant.

Since 1978, BCSSI has been connecting generations, promoting independence, and providing enriching opportunities for older adults in Boone County. Their team works to help seniors lead meaningful, healthy lives.

We love our community and the programs we are able to offer. Thank you so much to the Community Foundation of Boone County for your continued support to help our senior citizens. It allows us to continue increasing our services. We always look forward to seeing these smiling faces and hearing their stories!

Anita Bowen

Executive Director, BCSSI

The Community Foundation of Boone County has now awarded $315,000 in impact grants this year, with Boone County Senior Services, Inc. being the most recent grant recipient of a $30,000 impact matching grant. In September, ILADD, Inc. received a $30,000 matching grant and in august, Servants at Work (SAWs) also received a $30,000 matching grant. In spring 2022, a total of $150,000 went to the Big 4 Trail for mile marker signage and murals, and $75,000 went to Isaiah 117 House Boone County, a local nonprofit organization providing support in a safe and loving home for children awaiting foster care placement.

Supporting the elderly in our Boone County communities is of utmost importance to our team. From the bottom of our hearts, we appreciate the work and efforts Anita and the rest of the BCSSI team put in day in and day out to continue improving the quality of life for our beloved elderly residents.

Jodi Gietl

President & CEO, Community Foundation of Boone County

You can support BCSSI by volunteering to be a friendly visitor, provide agency and office assistance, become a board member, donate, and more. Visit Connect Boone County to learn more about how you can get involved:


Since 1991, the Community Foundation of Boone County has granted over $28 million from its various funds to nonprofit organizations and programs working to solve critical challenges in Boone County. Through the generosity of donors, the Community Foundation currently holds over $30 million in net assets. In the past 30 years, we have worked with donors to create permanent funds for charitable giving. The establishment and growth of permanent endowment funds will strengthen Boone County for generations to come.