This President’s Day, February 17, 2019, Midway Village Museum welcomed visitors for a special event, Presidents and Patriots. This unique event featured reenactors portraying President Abraham Lincoln and first lady Mary Todd Lincoln, and these special guests gave a little extra pomp to an already exciting announcement. Today, Midway Village
UPDATE: As of 6:30 a.m. Thursday morning January 31, phones and servers are back online. Scholarship applicants who worked on their applications last night or early this morning should double check to ensure everything saved properly and contact CFNIL staff with any issues: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for your patience! NOTICE:
Students from Central Elementary School in Rochelle are proving that no matter your age, you can make a difference in your community! Faced with the challenge of not having a way to store fresh food for meals at their afterschool program, these enterprising young people researched possible solutions and decided
– 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