Ruettiger receives Muffler Memorial Scholarship

Posted on Jan 16, 2013 | 0 comments

Fire science to nurture   January 16, 2013 by Christina Chapman The second Pete Muffler Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Morris Community High School senior Jake Ruettiger. Ruettiger was given his $1,000 scholarship last week through the Community Foundation of Grundy County, which facilitates the scholarship program. He is currently attending Spoon River College in Canton. A fund was established in 2010 in Muffler’s memory...

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New year, new plans

Posted on Jan 11, 2013 | 0 comments

2013 grant budget increases to $20,000 by Devan Gagliardo — Community Foundation of Grundy County   Once again a new year is upon us. The new year is typically a time when we reflect on the past year and make plans for the new year. As individuals, we look at our successes and failures with work, family and our health: the life milestone we reached; the new employment advancement we acquired; the weight we didn’t lose, or the exercise plan...

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Muffler scholarship applications available

Posted on Jan 11, 2013 | 0 comments

Due April 1, 2013 Open to all HS students who are residents of Grundy County with plans to study fire science.  Please see criteria below for details:   Muffler Scholarship-criteria 2013 Muffler Scholarship Application Instructions 2013   Muffler Scholarship Fillable Application 2013 or: Muffler Scholarship Application 2013...

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How to apply for grants

Posted on Jan 3, 2013 | 0 comments

Grant applications are reviewed by our Grants Committee on the 1st Wednesday of the month.  Application packets are due one week in advance in order to be shared and reviewed before the committee meeting. Click the link below to download the pdf file outlining items to include in a grant application packet: CFGC grants brochure

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Donor Advised Funds. We do the work. You get the credit.

Posted on Jan 2, 2013 | 0 comments

What is a Donor Advised Fund? A Donor Advised Fund (DAF) is a charitable fund, advised by you and administered by the Community Foundation of Grundy County (CFGC). As advisor, you recommend charitable gifts. We handle the investments and all the paperwork: tax reporting, receipts for your tax-deductible gifts, confirming the organization’s non-profit status, and preparing the grant checks.  Donor Advised Funds are available for individuals,...

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