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

Sarah Grant

Meet our new Director of Development

Sarah Grant, who has spent the last 15 years overseeing the McDonough County Farm Bureau in Macomb, will join the Community Foundation this November as Director of Development.

KARLIE ELLIOTT BOWMAN ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE FROM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

Galesburg Community Foundation’s Director of Communications, Karlie Elliott Bowman, announces her departure from the organization.

SERVING THEIR COMMUNITY IS A WAY OF LIFE FOR BAYERS

Generosity was instilled in Chris and Lindsay Bayer from a young age– and they are continuing the legacy of giving through their Donor Advised Fund at Galesburg Community Foundation.

TURNOUT GRANT RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

Thanks to generous Community Foundation fundholders and community members supporting the Community Foundation’s Impact Fund, through The Turnout, 37 nonprofits will receive full funding for proposals submitted during this grant cycle.

A Bright Future for the Region

Community members Carol Shaw and Dr. Adam Welty join the board.

Commitment and Collaboration

With every interaction, we are reminded of the importance of working together to serve our region in the best, most philanthropic ways.

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?

Mission Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.

Roseville Community Fund Allows Community Members to Dream Big

The desire to see Roseville flourish for generations inspired Carol Shaw to attend an informational meeting hosted by the Community Foundation on the new Warren County Community Funds Initiative.