Help us celebrate 25 years of the Community Foundation of Grundy County!

New: What non-cash assets can you use to set up a donor-designed fund?

Question: Can your heirs get by with just 95% of your estate? Watch this video to learn more!

"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

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!

"Five Mile Bridge" by Craig Lincoln

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    Anyone can be a philanthropist.  Let us show you how!

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    Does your organization provide services in Grundy County?  If so, please consider applying for a grant.

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    Attorneys, CPAs, wealth managers...let us help you help your clients fulfill their charitable goals!

Click on an acorn to learn more about what we can do for you!

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    About Us

    Who we are, where we've been, and where we're going!

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    Community Impact

    Only through stakeholder collaborations can true impact occur.  See who we hang out with and why!

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    Things we're doing to improve the quality of life in Grundy County!

Funds...designed by you

Do you have a passion for a particular charity or cause?  Do you want to leave a legacy?  Did you have a high income year and are looking for a tax offset?  Regardless of your reasons, we can help you design a fund that meets your needs and charitable goals.

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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.

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Designated Funds

You tell us your favorite charity and we automatically send them annual grants.  One and done!

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Field of Interest Funds

Like-minded donors pooling their money for collective impact.  Fine arts, education, historic preservation...the possibilities are endless!

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Scholarship Funds

Students of all ages can use help entering and completing their education.  Tell us your ideas and we'll handle the rest!

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Agency Endowments

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


By making your fund permanent, it will grow over time and make annual grants...forever.

Any donor-designed fund can be endowed.  What a great way to leave a legacy!

Click here to learn more


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