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Lake Co CF names Jon H. Teeuwissen Executive Director

The Lake County Community Foundation today announced Jon H. Teeuwissen as the Foundation’s new executive director. Teeuwissen joins the Foundation with expansive leadership and management experience, as well as a strong commitment to the Lake County community. During his 35 plus years in the nonprofit sector, he has held senior management positions with such prestigious …

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Grundy CF named "Organization of the Year"

The Community Foundation of Grundy County has been selected at the 2014 “Organization of the Year” by the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce and Industry! The Foundation was nominated and selected due to two major events in 2014:  tornado response and “Non-Profit Tools for Success.” After the tornado struck Diamond and Coal City, Illinois, in …

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Lundin retiring from CFNIL

Gloria Lundin, president of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL), will retire as president effective 09/30/2015. The CFNIL Board of Trustees has named Jon Bates, CFNIL’s executive vice-president, as Lundin’s successor. Lundin is planning to continue working with CFNIL and will report to Bates supporting development and strategic giving beginning 10/01/2015. Lundin began her …

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Goodbye and thanks, "Dr. Matt"!!

The purpose of this post is to inform you Matt Mendenhall has submitted his letter of resignation and has accepted a new leadership position as the Director of Philanthropy for Royal Neighbors of America.  His last day at the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend is March 2nd. Although we will miss him and …

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