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

Roseville, Illinois, water tower.

The Roseville Community Fund’s impact is loud and clear

Carol Shaw is confident that with each new project the Roseville Community Fund supports, the community’s enthusiasm will only grow.

How one new nonprofit is meeting an overlooked need

With the help of a Turnout Grant from Galesburg Community Foundation, Community Hygiene Pantry is addressing hygiene poverty in Knox and Warren Counties.

GALESBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TO OPEN

Galesburg Community Foundation will begin accepting scholarship applications on Tuesday, February 1, 2022.

Galesburg Community Foundation provides matching grant for ‘Building a Library – Connecting a Community’ campaign

The Community Foundation’s match grant opportunity was created to inspire the entire community.

Building momentum for Alexis

With the Alexis Community Fund, the village looks for opportunities for revitalization.

Josh Gibb

A Fresh Approach to a Familiar Challenge

We’re working collaboratively to identify long-term solutions to hunger in our region.

Jessica Riggs

Meet Community Treasures’ New Manager

Jessica Riggs is thrilled to return to the Community Foundation as the new manager of our thrift store.

Dustin Courson and Laura Kutkat

Opening the Door for Williamsfield’s Future

A new community fund is setting Williamsfield up for long-term viability.

Lisa and Chris Gavin

The Joy of Giving Back

Lisa and Chris Gavin hope their donor-advised fund will help further cooperation between our communities.