At Galesburg Community Foundation, we connect donors to community organizations and causes they care about.

Our goal is to make philanthropy as simple as possible. Ready to give now? There are many different ways to give that can best meet your giving interests. You can also consider planned giving, and joining our Bickerdyke Society by including GCF in your will or estate. We offer a number of opportunities for you to leave your legacy and forever create a positive impact in your community.

For more information about ways to give or fund options at GCF contact our office today at 309.344.8898.


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.

#SoMuchGoodHappening- Loving Bottoms Diaper Bank Receives $150,000 Grant

Thanks to philanthropy happening at the state level, the Illinois COVID Relief Fund (ICRF) issued Loving Bottoms Diapers Bank the organization’s largest grant to date.

A Heart for Service

Williamsfield’s Renee Hart is helping ensure no member of her community goes hungry during COVID-19.

#SoMuchGoodHappening- CEO Virtual Trade Show

Students from across our region are continuing their education digitally, and that includes our Knox County CEO students who are introducing their virtual trade show this week.

#SoMuchGoodHappening- National Volunteer Week

It’s National Volunteer Week and we’re taking a minute to say thank you!

#SoMuchGoodHappening- Gale Elementary Teachers Have a Parade

#SoMuchGoodHappening is a regular short story featuring the positive stories in our region during COVID-19.

Discovery Depot Hosts Conference For New Ideas & Networking

Discovery Depot Children’s Museum finds innovative ways to welcome new guests to the recently renovated destination.

Combatting the Transfer of Wealth

Every day our team is focused on philanthropy. More specifically, local philanthropy that is geared at making a difference in the communities of Knox and Warren Counties.

GRANTS WITH IMPACT: Galesburg On Track Announces Storywalk Grant

Galesburg on Track awarded its first Community Heart & Soul grant to build a Storywalk in Standish Park Arboretum.

Make a positive impact on your community

This giving season we are glad to work with you to help you achieve your philanthropic goals. If you are considering making a gift to benefit your community here are some important dates and tips.

Partners in philanthropy from the very beginning

David and his wife Nancy have seen the value of partnerships and generosity come to life over the years, as they have been involved with Galesburg Community Foundation from the very beginning.