BUILDING BRIDGES BETWEEN DONORS AND NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Galesburg Community Foundation works to improve the quality and health of our communities. We believe that connecting people to the causes they care about is a key ingredient to effective philanthropy.
We prefer permanent change to temporary charity. While charity is good, it is usually intended to help an immediate situation; GCF is focused on solving problems with long term, sustainable help that lasts. To accomplish this, we create endowment funds that permanently benefit communities year after year.
Your Support System for Local Philanthropy
GCF has worked extensively with community leaders, business professionals, Chambers of Commerce, nonprofit organizations, volunteers, residents, teachers, students and donors. We know what challenges our communities are facing and how best to provide help.
Board of Directors
Dr. John McClean
Dr. Subbia Jagannathan
Joshua D. Gibb
President & CEO
Jennifer V. Anderson
Chief Financial Officer
Director of Communications
Director of Grants & Programs
WE ACHIEVE GROUNDBREAKING RESULTS
Your Community Foundation is committed to our local communities. For detailed information about our 2017 financials, click here to see our most recent audit. For more information, contact our office at 309.344.8898
Our Community Reports provide stories of philanthropy that you can connect with. You’ll find stories of local people connecting with the causes they care about to make their communities better places to live and work. We hope these stories inspire you to think about all the ways that you might desire to connect with the causes you care about.
IN THE NEWS
It’s about the act of giving
“The Community Foundation is an ideal way to give back
to the community to address needs now—and needs in the future.”
–Dr. John McClean
GALESBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION CELEBRATES COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WEEK
uring the week of November 12-16, 2018, Galesburg Community Foundation will observe Community Foundation Week by celebrating the positive changes made in our region thanks to generosity.
GALESBURG COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES GRANT RECIPIENTS
Galesburg Community Foundation’s board, grants committee and staff are pleased to announce the local nonprofit organizations receiving grant awards through the annual grant cycle, The Turnout.
How will you positively change your community?
The residents of Williamsfield did it with a new playground they dreamed of, and made a reality, thanks to a fund they started at the Galesburg Community Foundation.
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