GC2- What do we value and how do we pay for it??

Posted on Oct 27, 2015 | 0 comments

by Julianne Buck Executive Director October 27, 2015   The theme of this year’s Grundy County Growth Conference (GC2) is “What do we value and how do we pay for it?”   The non-profit agencies, organizations, schools, and governments in Grundy County (like everyone else) have seen a decrease in state and federal support over the years and it isn’t expected to return to previous levels. That leaves us looking for ways to do more with less and...

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Ralph Martire speaking at GC2 on Oct. 30!

Posted on Oct 19, 2015 | 0 comments

Ralph Martire of the Center for Tax & Budget Accountability will be one of the presenters at the 10th annual Grundy County Growth Conference (GC2) on Friday, October 30th, at the Morris Country Club.  The event runs from 8 am to 1 pm and includes a breakfast of locally grown foods. “What Do We Value and How Do We Pay For It?” is the topic of this year’s GC2. Opening presenter is Judith Gethner of Illinois Partners...

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How to help Grundy County area nonprofits during state budget crisis

Posted on Oct 12, 2015 | 0 comments

By DEVAN GAGLIARDO –  Program director for Community Foundation of Grundy County Oct. 12, 2015 Over the last several months, the state budget has been the topic of conversation among area nonprofits. It’s a hard topic to ignore when it causes local agencies to change programming and cut staff. Grundy County has many organizations that serve residents and do an excellent job of doing so; however, what happens when the state or federal...

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