As part of Community Foundation Month activities, Galesburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce the local nonprofit organizations receiving grant awards through their annual grant cycle, The Turnout. This grant cycle combines dollars from generous community donors who hold charitable funds at the Community Foundation along with dollars from the Community Foundation’s Impact Fund to fully fund nonprofit proposals providing services that better our region.

Community Foundation Director of Grants & Programs Tiffany Springer said, “The Turnout connects community members who love their community with local nonprofits providing valuable services in Knox and Warren Counties. The Turnout aims to empower our local nonprofits to tell their stories of impact and ask specifically for what they need to make their important work happen. This year thanks to the generosity of our Donor Advised Fund holders and community stakeholders, we were able to fully fund 77% of the proposals received. This truly speaks to the power of donors connecting with the causes they care about. The grants awarded in this cycle support exciting and important initiatives in the areas of art, health and education that each greatly contributes to the well-being of our communities.”

Thanks to generous Community Foundation fundholders and community stakeholders supporting the Community Foundation’s Impact Fund, through The Turnout, the following 43 nonprofits serving Knox and Warren Counties will receive full funding for the proposals submitted during this grant cycle:

Bridgeway, Inc.
Buchanan Center For The Arts
Camp Big Sky
Choral Dynamics of Galesburg
Christmas in Action Galesburg
Court Appointed Special Advocates of West Central Illinois
Cremation Assistance Foundation
Discovery Depot Children’s Museum
Family Planning Service of Western Illinois, Inc.
First Lutheran Church of Monmouth- Open Table
FISH of Galesburg
Galesburg Civic Art Center
Galesburg Public Library
Galesburg Symphony Society- Knox- Galesburg Symphony
Galesburg Youth Athletic Club
Galva Arts Council
Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois, Inc
Heart of Illinois Big Brothers Big Sisters
Helping Hands of Roseville, Inc.
Historical Ellisville Restoration Organization H.E.R.O.
Jamieson Community Center
KCCDD, Inc.- Gordon Behrents Senior Center
Knox County Child Advocacy Center & Paladin Children’s Center
Knox County YMCA
Knox Jazz Year
Knox Prairie Community Kitchen
Loving Bottoms Diaper Bank
Main Street Codes Foundation
Monmouth-Roseville Education Foundation
NOVA Singers
Prairie Players Civic Theatre
Prairie State Legal Services, Inc.
Rainbow Riders
Roseville Kids Place
ROWVA Public Schools Foundation
Safe Harbor Family Crisis Center
Salvation Army
The Orpheum Theatre
Triumph Services, Inc.- Camp Kidz
VNA Community Services
Warren Achievement Center
Warren County Historical Society
Warren County United Way

About Galesburg Community Foundation
Galesburg Community Foundation develops and supports the efforts of local people and organizations to promote healthy communities. The Community Foundation makes giving easy and believes that generosity can positively change Knox and Warren Counties forever. The Community Foundation partners with individuals, families, businesses and nonprofits to help them have the greatest impact with their giving. The Community Foundation is working for the good of your community.

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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.