Month: January 2013

Ruettiger receives Muffler Memorial Scholarship

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 …

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Muffler scholarship applications available

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  

How to apply for grants

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

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

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 …

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10 Reasons People Choose to Give Through Community Foundations

We are a local organization with deep roots in the community. Our professional staff has broad expertise regarding community issues and needs. We provide highly personalized service tailored to each individual’s charitable and financial interest. Our funds help people invest in the causes they care about most. We accept a wide variety of assets, and …

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Donor products and services

CFGC offers many types of funds that donors can design to fit their charitable goals.  Please click on the link below to download the 3-page pdf file explaining the different fund types and purposes: Donor Products and Services