– Martes 4 de Diciembre del 2018 (5 – 7 p.m.) – Mendelssohn Hall (en el Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center) – 406 N. Main Street (en Park St.) en Rockford ¡Gratis! Unase a nosotros para aprender acerca de mas de $500,000 en becas y ayuda financiera. Visite cabinas para hablar
The Community Scholarship Fair will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mendelssohn Hall (406 N. Main Street in Rockford). The Community Scholarship Fair is hosted by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL), Rock Valley College Foundation (RVC), and Rockford Public Library (RPL).
High School Counselors — You’re Invited! The Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL), Rock Valley College Foundation (RVC), and Rockford Public Library (RPL) will host two scholarship events this year. The first event provides an opportunity for high school counselors to learn about local private scholarship opportunities available for their students.
CFNIL’s largest and broadest grantmaking program, Community Grants, is now accepting applications for the 2018 cycle. Eligible 501(c)(3) organizations may submit proposals in six Focus Areas: Arts & Humanities, Education, Health, Human Services, Sustainable Communities, and Youth & Families. In 2017, CFNIL awarded 79 grants totaling nearly $2M in support of
The Club Blue Grants Program supports organizations that supply the basic goods and services that promote the safety, health, and well-being of children in our community. Established in 2012, the group has raised nearly $1.5 million. This year, the application will be open from June 27 to July 31 at
If you’ve ever considered building an endowment for your nonprofit organization then join the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois at Klehm Arboretum on Wednesday, May 30 at 3:00 p.m. to learn more about the Carroll H. Starr Endowment Challenge. Staff will explain why building a permanent endowment at CFNIL may be
The Rockford Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the beloved musician and composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein with a community-wide collaboration of events and performances. In April of 2018, the Rockford Symphony Orchestra (RSO) will lead a festival called “Leonard Bernstein at 100”, showcasing the American-born and American-trained conductor, composer, pianist, educator, and advocate
Three Rockford University professors have received a $14,000 grant to study the spread of Lyme disease in northern Illinois from the Community Grants Program of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois (CFNIL). Associate professors of biology at RU — Troy Skwor, Ph.D.; James Marshall, Ph.D. (pictured – left); and Chemical and
Discovery Center Museum will expand its STEM program for students in nine Rockford schools who are active in the After-School Achievement Program (ASAP). Discovery Center will: – Develop STEM-related hands-on activities for students in the ASAPs. Staff will visit each school twice a month and engage students in small group activities
Set within the Corpus Christi Monastery in Rockford, Illinois, Chosen (Custody of the Eyes) is an intimate portrait of Heather*, a former blogger and painter confronting what she believes is her calling: becoming a cloistered contemplative nun in one of the strictest religious orders, the Poor Clare Colettine nuns. Chosen is a coming-of-age story by