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Young Philanthropists Announces $10,000 Grant

  The award is the single-largest grant the giving circle has awarded in its ten-year history   Springfield – The Young Philanthropists initiative at the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln has announced the recipient of its tenth annual grant award. Sangamon County nonprofit organizations were invited to submit grant proposals in the fall […]

Freeport CF awards grant for music & arts

  The Freeport Community Foundation Board of Directors awarded a $1,000.00 grant from the Ian Murphy-Mitchard Fund for Music & Arts to the Boys and Girls Club of Freeport & Stephenson County at a grant reception on December 4 at the Boys and Girls Club Campus. This fund was established by Ian’s mother Marilee Murphy Odendahl and […]

AT&T Recognizes Dekalb County Community Foundation with “Investing in Illinois Award”

DeKalb County Community Foundation won an AT&T “Investing in Illinois Award” for its non-profit work to help people in Illinois. DeKalb County Community Foundation received $5,000 from AT&T to be distributed to the DeKalb County Long Term Recovery Corporation (DCLTRC) through its DeKalb County Disaster Recovery Fund. The DCLTRC provides direct assistance to the Fairdale […]

Freeport CF announces award

The Freeport Community Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2015 Matthew A. Marvin Community Impact Award has been given to Alan Wenzel.  Wenzel accepted the award at the Foundation’s Fall Grant and Donor reception on October 22, 2015.  The award recognizes an individual who has selflessly served the Northwest Illinois community with vision, humility, […]

DuPage Foundation Awards More Than $190,000 in Grants to 27 Area Not-For-Profits

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