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2019 Spring Grant Awards!

FCF awarded 14 grants totaling $70,109.64 to 13 regional non-profit organizations that provide a variety of programs and services benefiting residents in Stephenson, Jo Daviess and Carroll counties of Northwest Illinois. The funds were distributed at FCF’s Spring Grant Reception, held May 7. Grants were awarded from the organization’s Community Needs/Marvin Fund and the Craig Wilson Trust. Recipients and projects include:

    • Boys & Girls Club of Freeport & Stephenson County: Awarded a $4,995 grant for “Project Scrub”
    • Freeport Area Church Cooperative: Awarded a $5,700 grant for “FACC Safe & Warm”
    • Freeport Art Museum: Awarded a $3,350 grant for “Paint the Port” and a $6,945 grant for “Summer Artivation”
    • Freeport Middle School: Awarded a $3,600 grant for “Rachel’s Challenge – An Anti-Bullying Initiative”
    • Northern Illinois Food Bank: Awarded a $7,505 grant for “Food Distribution in Stephenson County
    • Senior Resource Center: Awarded at $2,705.43 grant for “Technology to Serve Seniors Project”
    • Special Olympics Illinois: Awarded a $3,500 grant for “Summer Games 2019”
    • St. John’s Lutheran Church: Awarded at $3,500 grant for “Grace Meals”
    • The Salvation Army: Awarded a $10,000 grant for “Pathway of Hope”
    • Stockton Music Booster Club: Awarded a $3,600 grant for “Voice Awards”
    • The Workshop: Awarded a $1,554.21 grant for “The Workshop Galena Gifts Work Experience”
    • Timber Lake Playhouse: Awarded a $6,090 grant for “Summer Theatre Literacy Project”
    • VOICES of Stephenson County: Awarded a $7,065 grant for “VOICES of Stephenson County Safety Upgrades”