Galesburg Community Foundation announces 4th round of Rapid Response Fund Grants

The Rapid Response Fund at Galesburg Community Foundation issued the fourth round of grants to four local nonprofits in Knox and Warren Counties. The Rapid Response Fund gives priority to local nonprofits providing front line services and basic services to communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. The four non-profits receiving grants are Discovery Depot Children’s Museum in Galesburg, the Galesburg Christian School, KCCDD, and the Warren County YMCA. All are receiving the funds for PPE and E-learning hub material. Tiffany Springer, director of grants and programs for the Community Foundation said, “This round of grants…focuses on ensuring that our local nonprofits providing educational support have the resources they need to serve our school children and their families.” To date, the Rapid Response Fund has issued a total of $243,500 to nonprofits serving Knox and Warren Counties. Contributions to the Rapid Response Fund reached $349,000, thanks to the initial $145,000 from the Community Foundation, The Twomey Foundation, the G.L. Vitale Family Foundation, the McClean Family Endowment Fund, the Warren County and Knox County United Way, the Illinois COVID Relief Fund and many other organizations. For more information, or to donate, visit YourGCF.org.