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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.

Recent News from Galesburg Community Foundation


37 local nonprofits receive grants from Galesburg Community Foundation - WGIL
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

A litany of local not-for-profit organizations in the area received funding from the Galesburg Community Foundation's 2022 Turnout...more

River Bend Food Bank adds distribution center in Galesburg - WQAD
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

The non-profit paired with Galesburg Community Foundation and Fish Food Bank on the project. Author: Nina Burns (WQAD). Published: 6:24 PM CDT June...more

Galesburg Community Foundation awards $295K in grants to nonprofits
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

The annual grant cycle, called The Turnout, combines dollars from community donors who hold charitable funds at the Community Foundation...more

City council evaluate external agency, event funding
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

... partner with agencies such as the Galesburg Community Foundation to distribute the funding, place specific programs and events funded as...more

Nova Singers scheduling auditions
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

... the Galesburg Community Foundation, the city of Galesburg and the Vitale Foundation. Nova Singers has also released 10 professional...more

Food Bank and Pantry team up to combat food insecurity in Knox and surrounding counties
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

The Galesburg Community Foundation purchased the building on Main Street for $190,000 in 2020 through investments. Credit: WQAD. Building...more

GCF scholarships opening up starting next month
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

Students in Knox and Warren Counties will have a chance to apply for a scholarship through the Galesburg Community Foundation starting next...more

Galesburg Community Foundation announces emergency grants for the local arts.
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

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
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

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
Foundation: Galesburg Community Foundation

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



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A Toronto-based organization, Youth Social Innovation (YSI), has recently announced two investments that involve Growth Mosaic and MENTORnetwork. The two companies will each receive a $10,000 loan.




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