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

Identify
and address community needs
Connect
to causes you care about
Provide
tools and training to nonprofits
Distribute
grants to local nonprofits
Encourage
education and volunteerism
Simplify
your philanthropy
GCF is a positive influence in the growth of local philanthropy.
– CARL NIXON

FEATURED STORIES & NEWS

GRANTS WITH IMPACT: Loving Bottoms Diaper Bank Changes Lives One Diaper at a Time

Loving Bottoms Diaper Bank makes a difference for local families by providing supplemental diapers, thanks to a Turnout Grant from the Community Foundation.

10 Things to Know About Your Community Foundation

As the Community Foundation team looks ahead here are 10 things to know about your Community Foundation.

GALESBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TO OPEN

The Community Foundation’s scholarship application is set to open Saturday, February 1.

2020 Vision- The Future of Our Region is Bright.

Endless possibilities are what we see in 2020.

GRANTS WITH IMPACT: Galesburg On Track Announces Storywalk Grant

Galesburg on Track awarded its first Community Heart & Soul grant to build a Storywalk in Standish Park Arboretum.

Minute of Philanthropy

Each week we take a minute to highlight what’s happening in the world related to philanthropy.

Make a positive impact on your community

This giving season we are glad to work with you to help you achieve your philanthropic goals. If you are considering making a gift to benefit your community here are some important dates and tips.

Partners in philanthropy from the very beginning

David and his wife Nancy have seen the value of partnerships and generosity come to life over the years, as they have been involved with Galesburg Community Foundation from the very beginning.

GALESBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES TURNOUT GRANT RECIPIENTS

Galesburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce the local nonprofit organizations receiving grant awards through their annual grant cycle, The Turnout.