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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PARTNERSHIP WILL ESTABLISH REGIONAL FOOD BANK BRANCH
New Regional Food Bank Branch will provide greater access for more than 50 local food pantries, including FISH of Galesburg.
What is Mission Impact Investing?
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GALESBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION TO OPEN
Galesburg Community Foundation will begin accepting scholarship applications on Monday, February 1, 2021.
Guiding Philanthropic Decision Making
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