COMMUNITY FOUNDATION & PARTNERS ANNOUNCE RAPID RESPONSE FUND
Galesburg Community Foundation, in partnership with The Twomey Foundation, the G.L. Vitale Family Foundation, the McClean Family Endowment Fund, the Warren County United Way and the United Way of Knox County have committed $145,000 to establish the Rapid Response Fund to support local nonprofits directly responding to emergencies or disasters impacting the communities and people of Knox and Warren Counties. Specifically, at this time, the fund can be used to directly support local nonprofit organizations on the front lines dealing with COVID-19. Grants from the fund will be made in collaboration with public health and safety response efforts, in the event they are needed.
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LOCAL PHILANTHROPY IS ALL IN FOR THE ARTS
Local individuals and foundations generously donated a total of $40,000 to take full advantage of a $20,000 match grant from Arts Alliance Illinois and the Arts for Illinois Relief Fund (AIRF) to provide emergency operating support to local arts organizations.
Community Treasures Offers Full Circle Approach to Philanthropy
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Rapid Response Fund Issues Third Round of Nonprofit Grants
To date, the Rapid Response Fund has issued a total of $224,450 to nonprofits serving Knox and Warren Counties. Contributions to the Rapid Response Fund have reached $347,000.
MATCH GRANT OPPORTUNITY AIMS TO SUPPORT LOCAL ARTS ORGANIZATIONS
Donations of any size may be made to the All In For the Arts Fund at Galesburg Community Foundation and will be matched 2:1 up to $20,000 if $40,000 is raised locally.