FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 30, 2022
Edwardsville Community Foundation Announces Two New Funds
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2022
Edwardsville Community Foundation Announces New Board Director
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ECF ANNOUNCES 2022 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
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ECF Announces Plan For Distributing Funds
Raymond & Lucia Weber
7/24/21 The Edwardsville Community Foundation (ECF) is pleased to announce the Dave Rieger Golf Scholarship. This $1,000 award will go to a graduating senior at Edwardsville High School, Father McGivney Catholic School or Metro East Lutheran High School who is a member of the girls or boys high school golf team and plans to continue school at an accredited university, college, trade or vocational school in the coming fall as a full-time student.
DAVE RIEGER SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCED AT ECF
ANOTHER ROUND OF RELIEF GRANTS
ECF is pleased to announce two recent $750 grants from the ECF Relief Fund (formerly ECF Community Covid-19 Relief Fund) to Illinois Center for Autism and Safe Surroundings Refuge. This brings the total in Covid Relief grants to $141,500.
ECF would like to thank individual donors, ICRF (Illinois Covid-19 Relief Fund) and the St. Louis Community Foundation who have made these grants possible.
ECF Announces Healing Illinois Library Grant Recipients
The Edwardsville Community Foundation has granted $3600 to local libraries and schools to assist in their efforts to teach children and adults about racial differences through books. Recipients include:
These funds were granted in partnership with the Southern Illinois Community Foundation, the Healing Illinois Initiative, and the Chicago Community Trust.
More Covid Grants Announced by ECF
2/24/21 The Edwardsville Community Foundation (ECF) is pleased to announce two additional rounds of grants from ECF’s Community Covid-19 Relief Fund, bringing the total in Covid Relief grants to $140,000.
Complete List of Covid-19 Relief Grant Recipients:
·Boy Scouts of America·
·Challenge Unlimited, Inc.
·Collinsville Memorial Public Library Foundation
·Community Care Center Inc.
·Edwardsville Children’s Museum
·Equipping the Called Foster and Crisis Closet
·Goshen Market Foundation
·Hope Clinical Care
·Ilinois Center for Autism
·Lincoln School Alumni Foundation
·Main Street Community Center
·Mt. Joy Missionary Baptist Church
·Residential Options, Inc.
·Riverbend Family Ministries
·Safe Surroundings Refuge d/b/a Refuge
·Serving Area Kids-SAK
·St. John’s Community Care Center
·St. John UCC HHH Summer Camp
New Scholarship Honors the L.J. and Faye E. Burrus Family
10/27/20 The Edwardsville Community Foundation is pleased to announce the L.J. and Faye E. Burrus Family Scholarship. This new scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating senior from Edwardsville High School who plans to pursue a degree in the field of exercise physiology, exercise science or human/sports performance related fields. More Information
ECF's Community Covid-19 Relief Fund announces $128,000.00 in grants for Covid-19 Relief for area nonprofits. ECF recently received two relief grants: a $100,000 Illinois Covid-19 Response Fund (ICRF) grant and a $10,000 grant from the Covid-19 Regional Response Fund at the St. Louis Community Foundation.
ECF would like to thank individual donors, the ICRF, and The St. Louis Community Foundation who have made these grants possible.
List of Covid-19 Grant Recipients:
Boy Scouts of America
Community Care Center Inc.
Challenge Unlimited, Inc.
Edwardsville Children’s Museum
Equipping the Called Foster and Crisis Closet
Goshen Market Foundation
Hope Clinical Care
Illinois Baptist Children's Home & Family Services d/b/a Pathways Counseling
Illinois Center for Autism
Lincoln School Alumni Foundation
Collinsville Memorial Public Library Foundation
Main Street Community Center
Mt. Joy Missionary Baptist Church
Residential Options, Inc.
Riverbend Family Ministries
Safe Surroundings Refuge d/b/a Refuge
Serving Area Kids-SAK
St. John UCC HHH Summer Camp
THANK YOU ST. LOUIS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION!
A coalition of foundations, businesses, and individual donors who comprise the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund awarded the Edwardsville Community Foundation a $10,000.00 grant to help our community deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
EDWARDSVILLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION WORKS WITH LOCAL NOT-FOR-PROFITS TO ESTABLISH A COMMUNITY COVID RELIEF FUND.
EDWARDSVILLE - The Edwardsville Community Foundation is stepping forward in this time of need for those most impacted by the coronavirus and the shut down of business.
"As our community faces the unprecedented reality of the coronavirus, the Edwardsville Community Foundation is pleased to collaborate with the following organizations.....
EDWARDSVILLE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION ESTABLISHES NEW FUND TO SUPPORT NICKEL PLATE STATION
(Edwardsville, Ill. – September 17, 2019) The City of Edwardsville, in partnership with the Edwardsville Community Foundation, recently established the Nickel Plate Station Fund to support the restoration of the Nickel Plate Train Station.
ECF APPOINTS NEW BOARD MEMBER
EDWARDSVILLE — The Edwardsville Community Foundation has announced Sue Webb as a newly-appointment board director.
Webb currently serves as the marketing and communications director for Signature Medical Group. In that role, she is responsible for planning, developing and implementing all marketing, branding, sales and business development.
EDWARDSVILLE FOUNDATION ACCEPTING NONPROFIT GRANT APPLICATIONS
The Edwardsville Community Foundation is inviting all local nonprofit organizations to apply for its 2019 grant cycle.
Grants are given to nonprofit organizations and groups that provide community services within District 7 boundaries.