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

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.

Jack Larson Got it Right

Using his well-known radio show as a platform, Jack Larson shared the stories of the local needs he learned about to help ensure local students have access to musical instruments, and new shoes and socks.

Serving Warren County, forever

The heart of the work of the Warren County United Way has always been about collaboration—and community. “Our mission is built on a belief that we can get more done by working together,” said Jeannie Weber, executive director.

Shawn Hedden Named Director of Finance & Operations

Galesburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Shawn Hedden will serve as the organization’s Director of Finance & Operations.