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FCF 2020 Grant Awards

FREEPORT COMMUNITY FOUNDATION  AWARDS $509,954.30 in grants for 2020:

Spring 2020 Program
Freeport Area Church Cooperative Chicago Avenue Mission
Malcolm Eaton Enterprises Paint Port/Eats & Beats
Northern Illinois Food Bank Feeding Stephenson County Neighbors
Stockton Heritage Museum Museum Website
The Workshop Accessible Handicap Door
Tyler’s Justice Center for Children New Recording System for Interviews
VOICES of Stephenson County Project Play
COVID Round 1 Program
Children’s Hands On Museum (CHOM) COVID-Utility & Financial
CONTACT of No. IL COVID-Crisis Helpline
Freeport Area Church Cooperative COVID-FACC Food Pantry
Galena Chamber of Commerce COVID-Business Project
Greater Freeport Partnership COVID-Encourage Local
Lena Business & Professional Assoc. COVID-Lena Business Stimulus
Midwest Medical Center COVID-Relief Funding
Mother Hubbard’s Kiddie Cupboard COVID-MHK Cupboard
New Horizons Counseling Center COVID-Reduced Fee Program
NICAA COVID-Golden Meals
Northern Illinois Food Bank COVID-Food Distribution
Public Health Foundation of No. IL COVID-Community Masks
Stockton Chamber of Commerce COVID-Stockton Stronger
The Rosecrance Foundation COVID-Relief Operational Support
Timber Lake Playhouse COVID-Operational Assistance
United Way of NW IL COVID-19 ICRF
COVID Round 2 Program
Cats Care COVID II-Cats Care COVID-19 Support
Elizabeth Food Basket, Inc. COVID II-Shelf Stable Food
Farmworker and Landscaper Utility & Financial Assistance to Low-Income Workers
Galena Area EMS District COVID II-Capital Equipment Project
Galena Order of Elks COVID II-Jo Daviess County Food Pantry
Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation COVID II-Response Request
Riverview Center COVID II-Domestic Violence Crisis Response
Senior Resource Center COVID II-Jo Daviess Senior Safety Net
Village of Stockton COVID II- Utility Assistance
COVID Round 3 Program
Amity of Stephenson County Childcare During a Pandemic
CONTACT of No. IL Crisis Helpline
Family YMCA of NW IL Summer Programming at YMCA
New Horizons Counseling Center Reduced Fee Program
NICAA Nicaa Housing Stability Program
Northern Illinois Food Bank Stephenson County Mobile Pantries
Stephenson County Historical Society Covid 19 Relief
United Way of NW IL Operations Support
VOICES of Stephenson County Stephenson County Pandemic Support
Fall 2020 Program
Blackhawk Area Council of Boy Scouts Cub Scouts with Boys & Girls Club
Boys & Girls Club of Freeport & St. Co. Gymnasium Curtain
Cedarville Historical Society Historical Society Tech upgrades
Farmworker and Landscaper Social Services & Cash Transfers
Freeport Public Library One Book, One Freeport 2021
German Valley Fire Protection Dist. Ventilation Fan/Stair Chair
Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation Wapello Discovery Center
Northern Illinois Food Bank Feeding Stephenson County
RAMP Youth Education & Advocacy
Senior Resource Center Transit Program
The Salvation Army Covid-19 Pantry
The Workshop Community Meals
Timber Lake Playhouse Fall Educational Outreach
United Way of NW IL Remote Access Upgrade
Winneshiek Playhouse Diversity Training for the Arts
YAC Grants 2020 Program
Amity Society of Freeport Summer Experiences
Craig Wilson Agriculture Scholarships
Highland Community College
Dan and Nancy Schmitt Family Fund Program
Amity Society of Freeport Learning Center
Family YMCA of NW IL After School Outreach Program


Freeport Community Foundation has a 45-year history as a community-based charitable organization guided by community leaders who are dedicated to providing financial solutions for current and future community needs. During this time, the FCF has awarded over $3.3 million in grant funding to non-profit organizations and projects throughout northwest Illinois. For additional information or to schedule a media opportunity, please contact the FCF at either (815) 801-3035 or via email at [email protected]. 

Media Contact:

FCF: Michelle DeHaven, Executive Director – [email protected]