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Community Foundation of Grundy County awards grant to U of I Extension

CFGC offers grants in honor of 20th year

The U of I Extension is the recipient of a $1,000 grant from CFGC. Pictured are (from left) nominator Randy Seggebruch, John Davis, grant committee members Ruth Cheshareck and Pat Neff, and CFGD Executive Director Julie Buck.
The U of I Extension is the recipient of a $1,000 grant from CFGC. Pictured are (from left) nominator Randy Seggebruch, John Davis, grant committee members Ruth Cheshareck and Pat Neff, and CFGD Executive Director Julie Buck.

The University of Illinois Extension has been chosen as a recipient of a $1,000 grant celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Community Foundation of Grundy County.

The purpose of U of I Extension is to provide practical education you can trust to help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build abetter future.

U of I Extension was nominated to receive a grant in honor of John Davis, who recently retired from there. According to the nominator, “John has done so much for youth development in our area. He went above and beyond cultivating the untapped leadership skills in our youth.”

Anyone wishing to donate to U of I Extension can send checks to 4004 N. Division St. Morris, IL  60450.

For more information on this organization visittheir website, web.extension.illinois.edu/gkw/.

As a part of the Community Foundation’s 20th Anniversary year, 20 $1,000 grants will be awarded to nonprofits serving Grundy County as nominated by the community.

The Community Foundation welcomes nominations from anyone in the community who wants to celebrate and honor the work of a friend, neighbor, relative, or colleague.

Nominations can also be for a nonprofit in general whose work is impacting the quality of life in Grundy County.

Nomination forms are available online at cfgrundycounty.com or available for pick up at 520 W.Illinois Ave. in Morris.

Please call 815-941-0852 with questions.

Nominations are accepted at any time and grants will be awarded throughout 2019.

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