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
Your Community Foundation 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.
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
4 things to know about the River Bend Food Bank, Galesburg Branch
As the next major milestone of the new Galesburg branch of River Bend Food Bank approaches, here’s what you need to know.
Galesburg Community Foundation to Open 2022 Turnout Grant Cycle
Galesburg Community Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of the 2022 Turnout Grant Cycle.
Keeping local wealth local is easier than we think
Here’s how we can make a profound investment in all the growth that’s possible right here at home.
Putting our future in good hands
With a gift to establish a new endowed fund that will support Knox County CEO in perpetuity, Pat Egan honors his late friend and colleague, Dan Stoerzbach.