Giving Back
HBA Charitable Foundation - HBACF


Our Purpose

On behalf of the HBA & its members, the Home Builders Association Charitable Foundation promotes workforce development and charitable outreach related to the building trades.

Fund Raiser

Our most recent fundraiser was the INCREDIBLE Party at Incredible Pizza. This event included fun for all, pizza and a silent auction


The HBACF sponsored events:

Past sponsorships include:

  • Fire Safety - Smoke Alarm Donations to local fire departments to distribute to those in need of an alarm.
  • Tool Belts & Bow Ties - Habitat for Humanity fundraiser to fund the construction of a home for a local family.
  • American Red Cross
  • St. Jude Dream Home
  • Lost & Found Grief Center
  • Extreme Makeover Home Edition
  • NAWIC Block Kids



Scholarships awarded annually by the HBA Charitable Foundation to:

  • Missouri State University Construction and Interior Design students
  • Ozarks Technical Community College Construction students

State Program Will Leverage Federal Tax Credit to Provide Downpayment Assistance

On Wednesday, November 19, 2008 the Missouri Housing Task Force, on which I serve, held their third meeting in Jefferson City at the State Capitol Building. The Task Force received public testimony from the Missouri Housing Development Commission, National Association of Home Builders, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Missouri Real Estate Appraisers…

KSPR: HBA Charitable Foundation Breaks Ground on 2009 St. Jude Dream Home

KSPR News reported Thursday (October 9) that ground has officially been broken on the 2009 St. Jude Dream Home. The home is built annually through the efforts of the HBA of Greater Springfield Charitable Foundation and HBA members. The 2009 Dream Home will be in Lions Gate subdivision, and it will be built by HBA…

Sam Bradley Selected as 2009 St. Jude Dream Home Builder in Lions Gate

The board of directors of the Home Builders Association Charitable Foundation today gave final approval to the selection of a builder and lot location for the 2009 St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital Dream Home project. Sam Bradley (Sam Bradley Homes) will build the 2009 Dream Home on lot #48 in Lions Gate, just south of…

2008 Choose Environmental Excellence Award Winners

The HBA of Greater Springfield was among the 2008 winners of the Springfield – Greene County Choose Environmental Excellence Awards. Below is the KSFX (FOX 27) recap of the 2008 winners.  

KSMU (91.1 FM) Reports on Local Green Building Efforts

KSMU‘s Missy Shelton reported July 1 on Green Building efforts in the Greater Springfield area. She intereviewed HBA Builders Brett Godfrey and Scott Kisling, as well as HBA Executive Officer Matt Morrow on the subject. To listen to the radio news story, click here. Following is a partial transcript: July 1st, 2008  Going Green Series:…

St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway Date Announced

The 2008 St. Jude Dream Home is here! On June 29, one lucky family will be awarded a fabulous home in the Vintage Hills subdivision west of Springfield. Tickets may be purchased at the HBA of Greater Springfield office (636 W Republic Rd, #D108) or you can call 1-800-870-2980 to purchase a ticket. The Dream…

KOLR 10: HBA Cuts Ribbon on New Green Digs

KOLR Channel 10 (CBS) and sister station KSFX Channel 27 (FOX) each aired versions of this news story highlighting the grand opening of the new HBA of Greater Springfield headquarters in June 2007. The story covers the ribbon cutting ceremonies and green building elements highlighted by the building project.

New HBA TV Spots Launch “Focus on Green”

SPRINGFIELD, MO –Today the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield announced it is partnering with City Utilities of Springfield and KY3 to launch a large scale new local public education program designed to promote and define green building practices in the Ozarks. The new partnership, titled “Focus on Green,” is based on the model of…

HBA of Greater Springfield Receives ‘Choosing Environmental Excellence’ Award

April 18, 2008Springfield News-Leader Re-print The annual Springfield-Greene County “Choose Environmental Excellence” Business Award was presented to the Home Builders Association of Greater Springfield during a luncheon today at the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce. Each year, the chamber recognizes a chamber member whose efforts toward environmental stewardship serve as a model for business and…

HBA’s New Home Draws Green Attention

When the HBA of Greater Springfield cut the ribbon in June 2007 on its new headquarters, the association highlighted cutting edge green building techniques and products as part of the building project. The project, headed by builder Sam Bradley, was used as a demonstration project to highlight common sense green building techniques that have a…