WE LAY THE GROUNDWORK FOR SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE PHILANTHROPY
At Galesburg Community Foundation, helping your community is easier than ever. It is our belief that anyone can be a philanthropist. We help donors discover the many ways to give. When it’s time to make a gift, Galesburg Community Foundation will help connect you to the causes you care about most. GCF also makes it simple for nonprofit organizations to apply for grants, and we offer a network of relationships with community leaders, professional development, training and skills to help your nonprofit organizations find footing on solid ground.
Our blueprint for healthy communities
and address community needs
to causes you care about
tools and training to nonprofits
grants to local nonprofits
education and volunteerism
GCF is a positive influence in the growth of local philanthropy.
– CARL NIXON
FEATURED STORIES & NEWS
The transfer of wealth can have a giant impact right here at home
The decisions you make today about the legacy you wish to leave can change your community forever.
Reflecting on our history, looking toward our future
As we celebrate 15 years, we sat down to reflect on the most pivotal moments of the Community Foundations history. Here’s, a glance into our conversation.
Your Community Foundation is hiring a full-time Director of Finance & Operations.
Director of Communications, Karlie Elliott Bowman reflects on her 6 years working at Galesburg Community Foundation and what she’s learned.
Minute of Philanthropy
Each week we take a minute to highlight what’s happening in the world related to philanthropy.
Putting healthy meals on the table
Jamieson Community Center—like Galesburg Community Foundation—is committed to helping all community members realize their best self.
2019 The Turnout Grant Cycle To Open
The Turnout grant cycle combines donations from generous community members who hold charitable funds at the Community Foundation, along with dollars from the Community Foundation’s Impact Fund to fully fund nonprofit proposals providing services that better our region.
A Great Place to Live, Grow & Give
Joyce Coffman found the place for her giving nearly 15 years ago when she helped form the Galesburg Community Foundation.