Quincy: $25,000 in grants to be presented January 6th

Please join us as grants are presented from the Samantha Otte Youth Opportunity Fund with the Community Foundation Serving West Central Illinois & Northeast Missouri on Tuesday, January 6. These grants are awarded to organizations that provide leadership, artistic, humanitarian, and/or community betterment opportunities for youth. A complete list of grant recipients will be sent via media release prior to the presentation.

DATE:                 Tuesday, January 6, 2015

TIME:                  8:30 a.m.

LOCATION:       Cheerful Home Child Care & Early Learning Center, 315 South 5th Street, Quincy, IL

Interview and photo opportunities will be available.

The Community Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization connecting people who care with causes that matter. Serving West Central Illinois & Northeast Missouri, it builds permanent charitable funds to address significant needs and opportunities now and in the future.

It has IRS 501(c)(3) status and contributions made to the Community Foundation generally qualify for the maximum allowable deductions for income and estate tax purposes.

More than $2,700,000 has been distributed since the Community Foundation began making grants in 1999. These grants have helped more than 200 organizations serving communities in the region.

For more information, call 217-222-1237, email [email protected], or go to mycommunityfoundation.org or http://www.facebook.com/mycommunityfoundation.