Galesburg Community Foundation



Established in 2004, as the Galesburg Community and Health Foundation, and on September 1, 2007, we became the Galesburg Community Foundation.


Galesburg Community Foundation is a collection of funds and resources that supports the efforts of local people and organization to foster and promote a healthy community.



GCF believes a healthy community focuses its efforts on productive dialogue, collaborative action, team building and unity of purpose.

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Recent News from Galesburg Community Foundation


Galesburg Community Foundation announces emergency grants for the local arts.
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The Galesburg Community Foundation was among a select group of Illinois Community Foundations that participated in the 2:1 match grant offered...more

Galesburg Community Foundation releases more grants; response fund still growing
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The fund started with an initial $145,000 from a host of local philanthropic foundations. Among those ... President of the GCF Josh Gibb says local philanthropy is still hard at work in Knox and...more

GCF announces third round of Rapid Response grants
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GALESBURG – The Rapid Response Fund at Galesburg Community Foundation has issued the third round of grants to seven local nonprofits...more

Galesburg Community Foundation hosting virtual training for non-profits
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The Galesburg Community Foundation is hosting a series of virtual trainings for non-profits that will start next week. Josh Gibb and Tiffany...more

Galesburg Community Foundation lending a hand to non-profits during COVID
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The Galesburg Community Foundation is also a great resource for non-profits in the area but they've maybe become more vital than ever in...more

Community Foundation announces proactive support to local nonprofits
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On the heels of news that the Galesburg City Council was not providing funds to external service agencies, the Galesburg Community Foundation...more

GCF receives $100K grant for Rapid Response Fund
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GALESBURG — Galesburg Community Foundation was announced as one of 30 Illinois nonprofits to receive funding from the first round of the...more

GCF receives $100K grant for Rapid Response Fund
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GALESBURG — Galesburg Community Foundation was announced as one of 30 Illinois nonprofits to receive funding from the first round of the...more

Community Foundation Rapid Response Fund gets State Response Fund money
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The Galesburg Community Foundation's Rapid Response Fund, established to help provide financial support for those assisting in recovery...more

Philanthropic groups establish $145000 fund to support local non-profits through pandemic
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A group of local philanthropic foundations have put together a $145,000 fund through the Galesburg Community Foundation to support...more

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