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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To date, the Rapid Response Fund has issued a total of $243,500 to nonprofits serving Knox and Warren Counties. Contributions to the Rapid Response Fund have reached $349,000.
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