Finance Director Announced for...

Aug 24, 2016 by

Please join us in welcoming Betsy Hull, Finance Director, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. Betsy begins her new role...

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$428,297 in support raised dur...

Jun 20, 2016 by

This year 68 nonprofit organizations joined with the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership and DeKalb County Community Foundation to...

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Give Local DeKalb County provi...

Apr 14, 2016 by

For the third consecutive year, the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership and DeKalb County Community Foundation are supporting...

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DeKalb County Excellence in Ed...

Mar 29, 2016 by

The DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards were presented this week at the Kishwaukee College Conference Center. This is the...

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$60 Million in Grants and Scho...

Mar 15, 2016 by

Community Foundation Surpasses $60 Million in Grants and Scholarships, Thanks Its Donors   The Community Foundation of the...

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DeKalb County CF Announces New...

Mar 10, 2016 by

Playing their part in local philanthropy – Introducing the Chulick Family Fund   The DeKalb County Community Foundation is...

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CF of Grundy County March E-Ne...

Mar 4, 2016 by

      “Community Matters” March...

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New Board Members and Staff at...

Mar 4, 2016 by

Please join us in welcoming our new staff and board members to the DeKalb County Community Foundation. New to the Community Foundation...

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DuPage Foundation has job open...

Mar 2, 2016 by

  Position available for a JCS program assistant: Job...

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Palmer Family Music Education ...

Feb 16, 2016 by

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Oak Park-River Forest CF Big I...

Feb 3, 2016 by

    Join us February 25 at Wire to see the Top 6 finalists pitch their Big Ideas, competing to win a $50,000 prize to...

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Freeport CF is accepting grant...

Feb 1, 2016 by

The Freeport Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for its spring 2016 grant cycle.  On-line application...

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Grundy donor funds make tween ...

Jan 21, 2016 by

This money sense course at the Coal City Public Library District is funded by grants from the “Roger Eslinger Endowment”...

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Freeport CF Hosts Grant Seeker...

Jan 15, 2016 by

The Freeport Community Foundation will host a Grant Seekers meeting on Thursday, February 18, 2016, from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm at the...

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Solving Hef’s problem

Jan 14, 2016 by

Okay, this may be surreal ends of the spectrum, but here’s the scenario:  Hugh Hefner wants to sell the Playboy Mansion in LA for...

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DeKalb County Community Founda...

Jan 12, 2016 by

Nonprofit and charitable organizations interested in applying for a grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation (DCCF) are...

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DuPage Foundation Announces Em...

Jan 8, 2016 by

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Young Philanthropists Announce...

Dec 15, 2015 by

  The award is the single-largest grant the giving circle has awarded in its ten-year history   Springfield – The Young...

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Freeport CF awards grant for m...

Dec 14, 2015 by

  The Freeport Community Foundation Board of Directors awarded a $1,000.00 grant from the Ian Murphy-Mitchard Fund for Music...

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AT&T Recognizes Dekalb Co...

Dec 9, 2015 by

DeKalb County Community Foundation won an AT&T “Investing in Illinois Award” for its non-profit work to help people in...

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Freeport CF announces award

Dec 8, 2015 by

The Freeport Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2015 Matthew A. Marvin Community Impact Award has been given to...

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DuPage Foundation Awards More ...

Dec 2, 2015 by

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The DuPage Foundation Renews N...

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Recognizing the Impact of Comm...

Nov 10, 2015 by

November 12–18, 2015 Community Foundation Week   Freeport Community Foundation Participates in National Effort to Highlight...

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Freeport CF awards grants

Oct 26, 2015 by

The Freeport Community Foundation Board of Directors awarded 10 grants totaling $31,478.54 to area non-profit organizations that...

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Job Postings at DuPage Foundat...

Oct 26, 2015 by

DuPage Foundation is currently accepting applications for two positions:  A director for the new Arts DuPage initiative and a...

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Evanston CF Announces New Pres...

Oct 13, 2015 by

EVANSTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES HIRE OF MONIQUE BRUNSON JONES AS NEW PRESIDENT AND CEO Former Director of Programs at Chicago...

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CF of the Fox River Valley Hon...

Oct 13, 2015 by

  Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley’s October newsletter honors Sharon Stredde for her 30 years of...

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Freeport CF Fall Grant and Don...

Oct 2, 2015 by

FREEPORT, IL.  – October 1, 2015 – The Freeport Community Foundation holds its Fall Grant and Donor Reception in celebration...

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DuPage Foundation Announces La...

Oct 2, 2015 by

  The DuPage Foundation is thrilled to announce that it will be launching Arts DuPage, a county-wide arts council, to promote...

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Josh Gibb, Galesburg CF Execut...

Sep 24, 2015 by

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Community Foundation in U.S. N...

Sep 15, 2015 by

  In an article released today,  U.S. News and World Report cited the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley as an...

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Freeport CF YAC Recruiting Mem...

Sep 15, 2015 by

FREEPORT, IL. – September 14, 2015 – The Freeport Community Foundation Youth Advisory Council is in the process of...

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Freeport CF Awards Youth Subst...

Sep 8, 2015 by

    FREEPORT, IL. –  September 8, 2015 – The Freeport Community Foundation Board of Directors awarded a...

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Matthew A. Marvin Community Im...

Aug 11, 2015 by

    FREEPORT, IL.  – August 10, 2015 – The Freeport Community Foundation is excited to announce that...

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DeKalb County CF Music Educati...

Aug 10, 2015 by

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for programs and organizations supporting music and music...

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ECF Salutes Sara Schastok

Jul 14, 2015 by

EVANSTON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SALUTES SARA SCHASTOK’S 15 YEAR TENURE Surprise Tribute for President & CEO Held July 9 at...

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Freeport Community Foundation ...

Jul 14, 2015 by

    The Freeport Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for its fall 2015 grant cycle.  On-line...

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DuPage Foundation is Moving!

Jul 2, 2015 by

  We’re Moving!   New Address: 3000 Woodcreek Dr., Suite 310 Downers Grove, IL 60515-5401 The DuPage Foundation...

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DuPage Foundation Summer Newle...

Jun 24, 2015 by

        Please click here to enjoy the summer edition of the DuPage Foundation Focus...

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CF of Fox River Valley provide...

Jun 11, 2015 by

  The following article appeared in the online edition of the Chicago Tribune on June 8, 2015 by community contributor...

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OPRFCF: Live and Give Survey

Jun 11, 2015 by

  The Live & Give Survey was developed by The Halvorson Group in conjunction with the Oak Park-River Forest Community...

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Southeastern Illinois Communit...

Jun 11, 2015 by

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation was recently awarded the 2015 Outstanding Leadership in Community and Economic Development...

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Community Foundation of the Gr...

Jun 10, 2015 by

      The Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (CFGRB) is pleased to announce Nonprofit Capacity Building...

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East Moline Foundation announc...

Jun 8, 2015 by

On October 15, 2011, the East Moline Foundation was officially announced to the community. Since then, the East Moline Foundation...

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Invitation to Freeport CF Gran...

Apr 22, 2015 by

The Freeport Community Foundation invites you to attend a Grant Award Reception on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, from 12:00 to 1:00 pm at...

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Amy Helpenstell Foundation Fun...

Apr 22, 2015 by

Twenty-two area nonprofit organizations were awarded $286,000 on Wednesday, April 22nd during The Amy Helpenstell Foundation Fund’s...

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Announcement from CF of Fox Ri...

Mar 23, 2015 by

We’re expanding – click here for...

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Hot off the press — DuPa...

Mar 3, 2015 by

Please click here to view the spring newsletter of the DuPage...

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Lake Co CF names Jon H. Teeuwi...

Feb 26, 2015 by

The Lake County Community Foundation today announced Jon H. Teeuwissen as the Foundation’s new executive director. Teeuwissen joins...

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Grundy CF named “Organiz...

Feb 19, 2015 by

The Community Foundation of Grundy County has been selected at the 2014 “Organization of the Year” by the Grundy County...

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Lundin retiring from CFNIL

Feb 11, 2015 by

Gloria Lundin, president of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL), will retire as president effective 09/30/2015. The...

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Goodbye and thanks, “Dr....

Feb 9, 2015 by

The purpose of this post is to inform you Matt Mendenhall has submitted his letter of resignation and has accepted a new leadership...

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Oak Park-River Forest CF seeks...

Jan 2, 2015 by

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation is accepting applications for the position of Program Director.  Please click here for...

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Morton CF posts Giving Tree Ga...

Jan 2, 2015 by

Check out the video that shows the creation of the Giving Tree Garden, and installation of The Giving Tree sculpture, created by local...

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DeKalb CF accepting grant appl...

Jan 2, 2015 by

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for its spring Community Needs grants. Nonprofits and...

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Quincy: $25,000 in grants to b...

Jan 2, 2015 by

Please join us as grants are presented from the Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity Fund with the Community Foundation Serving West...

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DuPage CF annual report now av...

Dec 1, 2014 by

Please click here to read the FY14 annual report of the DuPage Community Foundation. ...

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“CF Boot Camp” Feb...

Nov 24, 2014 by

The CF of Decatur/Macon County will be hosting “CF Boot Camp” on February 18th in Decatur.  The program will be a...

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Grundy: increasing capacity in...

Nov 3, 2014 by

Please click here to read the column on the Community Foundation of Grundy County’s...

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Grundy grant brings Holocaust ...

Nov 3, 2014 by

Please click here to read the article on the Community Foundation of Grundy County’s...

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Annual Grundy growth conferenc...

Oct 24, 2014 by

October 18, 2014 by Jessica Borque, Morris Daily Herald Grundy County’s manufacturing, agriculture, logistics and health care...

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CF Fox River Valley to Adminis...

Oct 24, 2014 by

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is proud to announce that it will administer the Aurora Public Library Foundation...

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Freeport CF awards $41,379.00 ...

Oct 24, 2014 by

The Freeport Community Foundation Board of Directors   awards eight grants totaling $41,379.00 to area non-profit organizations that...

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November 6-7 in Quincy

Sep 25, 2014 by

Our next meeting is November 6-7, 2014, in Quincy. Please mark your calendar to attend.  Details will be sent as the date gets...

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Presentation at SCPGC

Sep 19, 2014 by

Four regional Alliance members presented at the monthly meeting of the Suburban Chicago Planned Giving Council on Wednesday, September...

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Kankakee CEO job search

Aug 25, 2014 by

Rick Manual is retiring as Executive Director of the Community Foundation of the Kankakee River Valley.  The board has begun their...

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Great River Bend announces new...

Aug 8, 2014 by

After conducting a nationwide search, the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend (CFGRB) Board of Directors has selected Sherry...

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DeKalb County Embracing Collec...

Jun 27, 2014 by

Please click here to read the article at Northern Public...

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West Central IL/NE Missouri CF...

Jun 16, 2014 by

The Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois and Northeast Missouri welcomes two new staff members to help fulfill its...

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Moline Foundation awards schol...

Jun 16, 2014 by

The Moline Foundation awarded almost $21,000 in scholarships to 20 college-bound students this spring. The following scholarships were...

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DeKalb Co. CF newsletter June ...

Jun 16, 2014 by

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DuPage CF 2014 summer newslett...

Jun 16, 2014 by

Click here to view the e-newsletter of the DuPage Community...

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First grants for East Moline F...

Jun 16, 2014 by

EMF First Grants News Release...

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CFLL: Building an endowment is...

May 27, 2014 by

The State Journal-Register When Catherine Walters stepped into the role of executive director of the Prairie Center Against Sexual...

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Schock Authors Bill to Permane...

May 15, 2014 by

H.R. 4619 Amends Tax Code to Foster Certainty for Charities, Giving Opportunities for Taxpayers May 15, 2014 Washington, D.C. —...

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Rural Wealth Makes a Quiet Exi...

May 8, 2014 by

Please click here to read an excellent story on the “Dakotafire”...

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ED vacancy at OPRF CF

Apr 8, 2014 by

The Alliance has been asked to assist with sharing this vacancy announcement.  Please click the link below to open the PDF: OPRF...

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Freeport CF Spring Grant Award...

Apr 1, 2014 by

The Freeport Community Foundation invites you to attend its Spring Grant Award Reception on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, from 12:00 to 1:00...

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Eric Weinheimer named new Pres...

Mar 14, 2014 by

The Board of Directors of Donors Forum announced Eric Weinheimer as the new President and CEO of Donors Forum, effective July 1, 2014....

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Nation’s First Chair in ...

Mar 14, 2014 by

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Moline Foundation announces gr...

Mar 12, 2014 by

A grants submission deadline has been announced by the Moline Foundation. Non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply if they...

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Hermann, Winger join DuPage CF...

Mar 4, 2014 by

The DuPage Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of Nancy Hermann to its Professional Advisors Committee and Sally...

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A sample “last will ...

Mar 4, 2014 by

Community Foundation of Grundy County As some have heard, Jim and Carol Baum are fully retiring and moving to New Hampshire in late...

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2014 Alliance meeting schedule

Feb 24, 2014 by

Wednesday, March 19th — Legislative Day in Springfield — details coming from Joan Dixon Thursday & Friday, April 3...

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Freeport CF accepting arts sch...

Feb 14, 2014 by

The Freeport Community Foundation is taking applications for the Ian Murphy-Mitchard Scholarship for the Arts. A $500 Scholarship will...

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Grundy Partnership for Childre...

Feb 11, 2014 by

Morris Daily Herald February 11, 2014   By Devan Gagliardo Program Director Community Foundation of Grundy County   The...

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Freeport CF welcomes three new...

Jan 29, 2014 by

The Freeport Community Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors in 2014: Patricia...

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Moline Foundation scholarship ...

Jan 24, 2014 by

Students in the Moline area are invited to apply for scholarships — deadline is March 3, 2014. Please click here to review...

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DeKalb CF “What Gives...

Jan 23, 2014 by

Please click here to read the newest newsletter from the DeKalb County Community...

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Bustos visits Galesburg’s dive...

Jan 23, 2014 by

by Dani Kinnison The Register-Mail As part of a day of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-East...

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Freeport CF Spring 2014 grant ...

Jan 13, 2014 by

The Freeport Community Foundation is currently accepting grant applications for their Spring 2014 grant cycle.  Application and...

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Oak Park-River Forest on panel

Jan 8, 2014 by

Alejandra Ibanez, Program Officer for the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation, will be a panelist at the Donors Forum’s...

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DuPage issues new annual repor...

Jan 7, 2014 by

The DuPage Community Foundation has issued their 2013 Annual Report.  Please click here to view it.   Happy New...

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CF of Fox River Valley message...

Dec 10, 2013 by

Memorandum to Professional Advisors: ‘Tis the Season! According to Chicago based ShopperTrak (www.shoppertrak.com), Black...

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DuPage CF awards Arts grants

Dec 10, 2013 by

The DuPage Community Foundation is pleased to announce that its JCS Fund for Arts and Education has awarded $374,500 in grants to four...

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Quincy is “Sizing UpR...

Dec 10, 2013 by

Please click the link below for exciting news from the Community Foundation for the Quincy Area!! Sizing Up!...

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News: $5 million gift today to...

Dec 5, 2013 by

The McHenry County Community Foundation is celebrating a $5 million gift to our unrestricted fund today!  This is truly a...

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Agenda set for November 7-8 me...

Oct 30, 2013 by

Please click the following link to download the agenda:  AICF agenda 110713 RSVP to Barbara King at DCCF at barb@dekalbccf.org or...

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CFLoL “Women for Women&#...

Oct 24, 2013 by

Seven years ago the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln’s “Women for Women” set out to recruit 100 Founders...

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Resources for National Philant...

Oct 22, 2013 by

The National Philanthropy Day website has great resources for your community foundation to use during the month of November.  Be sure...

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Save the date: April 24-25

Oct 17, 2013 by

The Indiana Grantmakers Alliance will be offering their “Community Foundation Bootcamp” on April 24 & 25, 2014, in...

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Grundy growth conference spark...

Oct 15, 2013 by

The Community Foundation of Grundy County hosted their 8th annual growth conference on Friday, October 11th.  The topic was...

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Partners highlighted in PIN ne...

Sep 27, 2013 by

Stacy Reed (Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln) and Matt Mendenhall (Community Foundation of the Great River Bend) are...

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Quincy news: Private Foundatio...

Sep 25, 2013 by

A private foundation recently gifted assets of nearly $1.5 million to the Community Foundation of the Quincy Area. The private...

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What if…

Sep 12, 2013 by

What if…donors invested just 5% of their wealth in endowed funds at their local community foundations???  How much grantmaking...

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Invitation to AG event

Sep 5, 2013 by

Alliance members are cordially invited to Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s “Charitable Organization Information...

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Next meeting: Nov 7-8 in DeKal...

Sep 3, 2013 by

The next meeting of the Alliance of IL Community Foundations will be November 7-8 in DeKalb, hosted by the DeKalb County Community...

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DuPage CF presents new staff

Aug 19, 2013 by

The DuPage Community Foundation is pleased to announce the employment of David A. Weisz as Director of Finance and Joelyn M. Kott as...

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Welcome DeKalb CF’s new ...

Aug 16, 2013 by

Barb moved to Sycamore in 1996 and has been very active in the community. She has served on the Sycamore Board of Education for the...

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Nearly 300 kids are now ready ...

Aug 12, 2013 by

Participation down, but Back-to-School Fair still successful in preparing students by Christina Chapman-Van Ypren Morris Daily...

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New: DeKalb CF 2012 Annual Rep...

Aug 9, 2013 by

Please click here to see the report on DCCF’s...

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Grantwriting Tip #5

Aug 5, 2013 by

Grantwriting Tip #5:  You must have measurable outcomes.  What will be the impact of the grant – who will be served, what will be...

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Buck explains for-profit vs. n...

Jun 24, 2013 by

The Minooka Community High School chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America welcomed guest speaker Julie Buck, executive...

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Scholarship Reception at CF fo...

Jun 18, 2013 by

After receiving a record number of applications, the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln awarded $85,000 in scholarships last...

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Next Alliance meeting July 31-...

May 23, 2013 by

The Alliance of IL Community Foundations will meet Wednesday, July 31, and Thursday, August 1, 2013, in Rockford. Please arrive by...

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AICF at KDMC workshop

Apr 6, 2013 by

Members of the Alliance attended “DIGITAL STRATEGIES FOR COMMUNITY FOUNDATIONS and MISSION-DRIVEN LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS”...

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Next Generation of Givers R...

Feb 12, 2013 by

This article tells what the newest generation of givers will be looking for when making decisions about their charitable dollars. ...

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Witzig of Morton CF receives a...

Jan 25, 2013 by

Congratulations to Scott Witzig for being named the Morton Chamber of Commerce 2013 Distinguished Service Award Winner! Scott is the...

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