A long-term way to remember a loved one

Posted on May 15, 2017 | 0 comments

A long-term way to memorialize a loved one   May 11, 2017 by Julianne Buck Executive Director   The month of May is a time when we remember loved ones who have passed before us.  We take flowers to the cemeteries and area churches read aloud their book of memorials during Sunday services.  We gather on the courthouse lawn on Memorial Day to honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice.   These are all ways to keep a loved one’s...

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Collaboration is key in Habitat’s new initiative

Posted on Mar 6, 2017 | 0 comments

Collaboration is key in Habitat’s new initiative   Morris Herald-News Published: Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 5:30 p.m. CST   By SARAH PETERSON – Executive Director, Grundy-Three Rivers Habitat for Humanity   Collaboration. In the nonprofit industry we continually hear about collaboration.   Collaboration is necessary for what we do so we can help more people without duplicating services.   Collaboration is something...

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NEW! Mark Smith Legacy Fund for Scholarships

Posted on Feb 16, 2017 | 0 comments

We are excited and proud to announce the new Mark Smith Legacy Fund for Scholarships at Minooka Community High School! Established and chaired by Science Department Chair Donna Engel, the fund will provide one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior. To donate to this fund online, please click here.          ...

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FY16 investment returns

Posted on Feb 8, 2017 | 0 comments

CFGC’s Investment Committee met February 6th to review FY16 4Q and the year as a whole.  We are happy to report that our 50-50 “moderate” fund returned 7.11% net of fees for FY16!  We like “up” years because that means there’s more funds for grantmaking!!   Please follow this link to see the full report:  CFGC investment returns FY16   Please click here to learn more about our investment managers at...

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Ready to assist again in 2017

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 | 0 comments

Published: Morris Herald-News, January 2, 2017 By Devan Gagliardo, Program Director of the Community Foundation of Grundy County   Whether you are eagerly awaiting the New Year to start fresh or dreading the New Year because the old was so good … welcome to 2017!   With each New Year comes new beginnings, new opportunities, and new successes.  The Community Foundation of Grundy County (CFGC) is happy to assist our local organizations...

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