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NEW map of AICF members across Illinois

Now you can see at a glance where our member community foundations are located across the state of Illinois.  Click here to view the map and explore!

Gibb named to sixth class of Edgar Fellows

For the sixth consecutive summer, a group of 40 emerging leaders from across Illinois has been selected as Edgar Fellows and will gather in Champaign from Aug. 6-10. The Edgar Fellows Program is an initiative designed to inspire respectful and collaborative leadership to address the state’s major challenges.   Please click here to read the …

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Philanthropy isn’t about us, it’s about improving the county

by Julianne Buck Executive Director, Community Foundation of Grundy County   Well, it finally happened. After years of wishing and promising, we finally got to New Hampshire to see Jim Baum’s mountain. Yes, Jim Baum bought a mountain. Well, it’s part of a mountain – 250 acres on the eastern slope of Moose Mountain just outside of …

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"Best Business to Business" Award to Grundy County!

The Community Foundation of Grundy County is proud to announce that we have been selected as “One of the Best Business to Business Services in Grundy County” for 2017 as voted on through the Morris Herald-News, the Herald-Life, and Shaw Media.  Thank you! Please click here to read the full story!