Bridging people who care with causes that matter
It all starts with you: What do you care about? What do you want to accomplish?
Whether you are a donor, advisor, or nonprofit, we can help you achieve your goals!
"Wealth is not new. Neither is charity. But the idea of using private wealth imaginatively, constructively, and systematically to attack the fundamental problems of mankind IS new." --John Gardner
New – “online” and “paper fillable” grant applications!
If you are an organization wanting to apply for a grant, please click here
What’s a “Grudge Match”??
A “Grudge Match” brings charitable dollars into Grundy County.
New grants to combat ACEs
What are Adverse Childhood Experiences and how can we fix them??
Give local…but where to start?
Just because a national columnist gives you advice doesn’t mean it is right for you…or your community.
“Bundling” charitable gifts
Afraid your nonprofit will miss out on donations due to the new tax law?
Donor Advised Funds
Our most flexible fund. Give now, take the immediate tax deduction, and grant to any U.S.-based nonprofit whenever you choose.
You tell us your favorite charity and we automatically send them annual grants. One and done!
Field of Interest Funds
Like-minded donors pooling their money for collective impact. Fine arts, education, historic preservation...the possibilities are endless!
Students of all ages can use help entering and completing their education. Tell us your ideas and we'll handle the rest!
Like your personal IRA, nonprofits can set up endowments to forever produce annual income for operations.
"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”
-- Warren Buffett
Can your heirs get by with just 95% of your estate?
If so, please consider leaving just 5% of your estate to a donor-designed fund here at the Community Foundation of Grundy County.
Design now. Fund later. Give forever.
"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." --Theodore Roosevelt