A small holiday experiment

Posted on Nov 23, 2016 | 0 comments

  Have you been thinking about setting up a donor advised fund here at the Community Foundation of Grundy County?  Aside from the technical aspects, have you wondered whether you and your family would enjoy being philanthropists?   If so, may we use this holiday season to suggest a small experiment:   When you are together with your family on Thanksgiving, give each child (or adult) $100 with the instructions that they are to give it away to...

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Survey: Grundy County Senior-Adult Day Care Center

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 | 0 comments

Please take our survey to help us collect data to see if a senior-adult day care center would thrive in Grundy County.  Everyone in the Grundy County area is invited to take the survey.  Please click the link below to complete the survey online.  Paper versions of the survey are available at 520 W. Illinois Avenue, Morris, and through our partners in the Grundy County Senior Network.  Thank you! CLICK HERE TO BEGIN THE ONLINE SURVEY  ...

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Remember: November is a month for giving

Posted on Nov 10, 2016 | 0 comments

By Devan Gagliardo is the program director of the Community Foundation of Grundy County. Nov. 10, 2016 November is a month known for Veterans Day, elections, time change, Thanksgiving and Black Friday. But for those of us in the nonprofit sector, there are a few more important days in November… National Philanthropy Day and Giving Tuesday. According to Giving USA, the vast majority of giving is done by individuals. In fact, in 2015 71 percent...

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