Turnout Awards Grants to 41 Nonprofits

Every year, Galesburg Community Foundation awards grants to regional nonprofits through its annual grant cycle, The Turnout. This year 41 nonprofit organizations who submitted proposals were fully funded. Grants for The Turnout come from the Community Foundation’s unrestricted Impact Fund and Field of Interest Funds along with contributions from generous community donors who hold Donor […]

Grant Collaborations Supports New Building at the Fairgrounds

When the Galesburg Community Foundation was approached by the Knox County Fair board to help fund a new temperature-controlled building on the Fair grounds, the team recognized the impact this project could have on the community. The Fairgrounds had previously served as a testing and training site for emergency responders. “Establishing a centralized space for […]

Scholarships assist local students in pursuing their dreams

Madison Springer, a recent Galesburg High School graduate, dreams of the day she can own her own bakery and serve as a hub for her community. A scholarship administered by Galesburg Community Foundation puts her one step closer to achieving these dreams. Madison received the Doloras M. Ryner Business Scholarship, which is awarded to a […]

2024 Turnout Grant Cycle Opens May 1

The Turnout

The Turnout is open to 501(c)(3) nonprofit or public charities, including schools and government agencies serving Knox and Warren Counties. The online application opens at noon on Wednesday, May 1, and closes at 4 pm on Wednesday, May 15. Information on application requirements can be found at YourGCF.org/Turnout, which is also where the grant application will be available […]

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Haley Sloss

Charitable Giving Coordinator

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Haley provides support to enhance the function and success of the Charitable Giving and Affiliate Teams. She ensures donors receive a personal approach to philanthropy through outstanding customer service by supporting charitable giving for donors and fund holders across the state.