Community Foundations in Illinois

DuPage CF awards $298,000 in Grants to 25 Health and Human Services Organizations

The DuPage Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it recently awarded $298,000 in grants to 25 DuPage County not-for-profit organizations working in the areas of health and human services during its annual Spring Grant Distribution Breakfast held on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, at Glen Oak Country Club in Glen Ellyn. The grants, which ranged …

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Join MCF in Creating a Legacy!

The beginning of 2013 brought exciting changes for the Morton Community Foundation (MCF). We moved to our new location on Jefferson Street in February. As we continue to grow and impact Morton, the Board of Trustees is mapping the plan for the costs of operating the MCF. Currently, operating revenue comes from our annual fall fundraiser, corporate …

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Foundation Welcomes New Trustees Charles B. McKenna and Charles G. Mueller

The DuPage Community Foundation is pleased to welcome Charles B. McKenna (Wheaton) and Charles G. Mueller (Glen Ellyn) to its Board of Trustees. Charles B. McKenna is a retired partner of the accounting and consulting firm Crowe Horwath LLP, where he worked for more than 25 years.  In addition to remaining of counsel with Crowe, Mr. McKenna …

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Buck explains for-profit vs. nonprofit

The Minooka Community High School chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America welcomed guest speaker Julie Buck, executive director of the Community Foundation of Grundy County, to the club’s Thursday, May 2, meeting. Buck educated members on the difference between a for-profit and a nonprofit type of business. “Every career an FBLA member strives …

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Scholarship Reception at CF for the Land of Lincoln

After receiving a record number of applications, the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln awarded $85,000 in scholarships last night! Congratulations to the 38 students who received new scholarships this year, and THANK YOU to all the generous donors who make this possible, to Westlake Photography for capturing the fun on camera, and to …

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