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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FEATURED STORIES & NEWS
MATCH GRANT OPPORTUNITY AIMS TO SUPPORT LOCAL ARTS ORGANIZATIONS
Donations of any size may be made to the All In For the Arts Fund at Galesburg Community Foundation and will be matched 2:1 up to $20,000 if $40,000 is raised locally.
GALESBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GRANTS TO ENSURE IMPORTANT SERVICES CONTINUE
Your Community Foundation is proactively supporting local nonprofits to help ensure the services they provide continue, including proactively awarding 2020 Turnout Grants.
Philanthropy & Collaboration Will Move Us Forward
The work of our local nonprofits doesn’t just happen. The work of feeding, sheltering, serving, caring, educating, informing and entertaining is all possible thanks to philanthropy and our generous community members who continue giving—even during difficult times. We are proud to say philanthropy is hard at work in our region.
COLLABORATION HELPS KEEP LOCAL SCHOOL CHILDREN FED
Collaboration is key to ensuring hundreds of meals are being delivered to local school children. And collaboration is exactly what’s in order for Knox College’s Blessings in a Backpack, the United Way of Knox County and the Galesburg Lions Club.
Local College Student Puts Her Skills to Work for the Good of Her Community
Whitney Koss hasn’t allowed COVID-19 to stop her from serving her community, even if it’s from her family’s kitchen table in Oneida.
Finding Connection & Joy in Giving
Ryan Maloney inspires others to give of their time and money.
Supporting Our Region During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Adam Vitale is encouraging everyone to give to the Rapid Response Fund, as no donation is too small.
SECOND ROUND OF RAPID RESPONSE FUND GRANTS ANNOUNCED
To date, the Rapid Response Fund has issued a total of $170,000 to 17 nonprofits serving Knox and Warren Counties. Contributions to the Rapid Response Fund reached $270,000.