Nonprofits and Teachers can apply from March 1-22

Community grants

From March 1-22, nonprofit organizations that serve Alexis, Knoxville, Monmouth, Roseville, and Williamsfield are encouraged to apply for community grants.

All 501(c)(3) nonprofit or public charities, including churches, schools, and government agencies, are eligible to apply. Grant recipients will be notified by May 1. Organizations may apply to both the Community Fund grant cycle and The Turnout, Galesburg Community Foundation’s competitive grant cycle. The Turnout will be open May 1-15.

Some examples of the projects funded through Community Funds include a veteran’s board in Alexis, accessible playground equipment in Knoxville, arts programming in Monmouth, accessible bathrooms for the community center in Roseville, and cleaning the water tower in Williamsfield.

Before completing the Community Grant application, please fill out the Nonprofit Directory Form. This will provide organizational information for Galesburg Community Foundation and donors.

Teacher mini grants

Community Funds are also supporting local teachers by offering mini grants to enhance the classroom experience. From March 1-22, K-12 teachers in the Knoxville, Monmouth-Roseville, and United School Districts are encouraged to apply for mini grants. Proposals may be for classroom projects or materials up to $500. Grants must be for the 2024-25 school year and recipients will be notified by May 1.

Mini grants have been used by teachers in the region to purchase books, flexible seating, musical instruments, science equipment, and other resources.

Jillian Isaacson

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To learn more about Community Fund grants for nonprofits or teachers, call Jillian Isaacson, Director of Grants & Programs, at 309.344.8898.

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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.