What’s the Best Professional Gift You’ve Received?

Posted on Dec 24, 2013 | 0 comments

  Last week a group of us Grundy County non-profits had breakfast together.  After I asked everyone for a story about the best gift they ever received as a child, a colleague asked, “What’s the best professional gift you’ve received?”   Hmmmm….   My first thoughts went to the April flood and November tornado and how blessed I am to be part of a team that is so flexible and caring.   For both events, the question of whether we should take action...

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How to start a new fund

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 | 0 comments

Opening a new donor-designed fund at the Community Foundation of Grundy County is easy.  Please follow this link to download our New Fund Questions Form to help you get started. Questions to ponder as you design your fund: What type of fund will it be? donor advised designated field of interest scholarship agency endowment (learn about the different types of funds here) Do you want to be able to grant it all out (pass-through)?  Or do you want...

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Community Foundation doing its part during difficult 2013

Posted on Dec 11, 2013 | 0 comments

by Devan Gagliardo December 10, 2013   As 2013 comes to a close, I’ve been reflecting on all that has happened in 2013 in my role as program director for the Community Foundation of Grundy County. Through our unrestricted grants the Community Foundation has been able to provide grants to several 501c3 organizations including: Morris Hospital Foundation, We Care of Grundy County, Grundy County Historical Society, Grundy Community Volunteer...

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