New: CFGC raises 2013 grants budget to $20,000

Posted on Dec 21, 2012 | 0 comments

CFGC’s board of trustees approved the 2013 budget at the December meeting, including a budget of $20,000 for unrestricted grantmaking.  This is a 400% increase from the $5,000 2012 grants budget. We promised in our annual appeal that we would dedicate 50% of our year-end fundraising to an increased grantmaking budget, and we are thrilled that our supporters responded to positively.  Now we can dedicate much more than the promised 50%!...

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CFGC mourns death of trustee Marketti

Posted on Dec 15, 2012 | 0 comments

CFGC joins the entire Grundy County community in mourning the death of Sheriff Terry Marketti, a CFGC trustee since 2010. His passion for Grundy County and common sense style was a great asset to our organization! Obituary for Sheriff Terry M. Marketti Age 56, of Gardner, IL, passed away unexpectedly, Friday, December 14, 2012 at his home. Born July 26, 1956 in Joliet, IL to the late Charles C. and Matilda “Tillie” (nee Batusich)...

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If you make a wish, it might be granted

Posted on Dec 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Wish List project seeks to help area organizations by Devan Gagliardo — Program Director for Community Foundation of Grundy County As I write this, Santa is making his list and checking it twice. He’s finding out who is naughty and who is nice. While Santa has been making his list, we at the Community Foundation of Grundy County have been busy making our own. The Community Foundation has reached out to non-profit organizations, as well as...

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