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Josh Gibb, Galesburg CF Executive Director wins award

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Community Foundation in U.S. News and World Report Article

  In an article released today,  U.S. News and World Report cited the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley as an industry leader in providing numerous scholarships to local students.  The article, titled “Know What to Do Before, During and After the Scholarship Search” , stresses the importance of applying early and often for scholarships.  Kevin Ladd, vice […]

Freeport CF YAC Recruiting Members

FREEPORT, IL. – September 14, 2015 – The Freeport Community Foundation Youth Advisory Council is in the process of recruiting members for their 2015-2016 Youth Advisory Council board.  In 2009, the Freeport Community Foundation created the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) to promote the involvement of youth in philanthropy and volunteerism.  We will be kicking off […]

Freeport CF Awards Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Grant

    FREEPORT, IL. –  September 8, 2015 – The Freeport Community Foundation Board of Directors awarded a $4,000.00 grant from the John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial Fund to The Rosecrance Foundation at a grant reception on August 27 at Rosecrance’s Griffin Williamson Campus.   Grants made from this Fund are directed to […]