RECENT NEWS

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. Watch the impact of these grants here.

List of Covid-19 Grant Recipients:

  • Boy Scouts of America

  • Community Care Center Inc.

  • Challenge Unlimited, Inc.

  • Edwardsville Neighbors

  • Edwardsville Children’s Museum

  • Equipping the Called Foster and Crisis Closet

  • Glen-Ed Pantry

  • 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.

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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.


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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.


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