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
Jodie Bondi is rarely without a skein of yarn
Her devotion to the hobby is for a good cause. Jodie is currently knitting her 3,507 hat for children with cancer in five different hospitals. Her goal is to knit 10,000.
ROWVA Works to Enhance Education Experiences With Chemistry Lab
ROWVA Public Schools Foundation has taken on the challenge of funding a new chemistry lab, setting a fund-raising goal of $165,000 based on the initial project bid.
Billtown’s barn-raising displays positive power of giving
We heard the cheers from half a block away: A pickup truck filled with kids whooped and waved their arms when they realized the new playground had finally opened.
Showcasing the Positive Work in our Region
During Community Foundation Week we asked nonprofits and community members to post a short video on Facebook showcasing how their work is making positive changes in their communities.
It’s about the act of giving
“The Community Foundation is an ideal way to give back
to the community to address needs now—and needs in the future.”
–Dr. John McClean
GALESBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION CELEBRATES COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WEEK
uring the week of November 12-16, 2018, Galesburg Community Foundation will observe Community Foundation Week by celebrating the positive changes made in our region thanks to generosity.
GALESBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GRANT RECIPIENTS
Galesburg Community Foundation’s board, grants committee and staff are pleased to announce the local nonprofit organizations receiving grant awards through the annual grant cycle, The Turnout.
How will you positively change your community?
The residents of Williamsfield did it with a new playground they dreamed of, and made a reality, thanks to a fund they started at the Galesburg Community Foundation.