Results of Illinois transfer of wealth study reveal big opportunities for giving

Editorial Article Recently, the Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations, Forefront and other sponsors came together to conduct a Transfer of Wealth Study. The results found that in the next 10 years, $434 billion will transfer from one generation to the next, with most of the money based in the region of Cook County and the surrounding suburbs. The study determined …

The Community Foundation for McHenry County Announces 2020 Mission Grant Recipients

(Crystal Lake, IL) The Community Foundation for McHenry County (The Foundation) is pleased to announce the 2020 Mission Grant recipients. The generosity of donors enabled The Foundation to distribute $426,000 to 30 charitable organizations who serve our friends and neighbors in McHenry County.  “Resilience was the theme of the 2020 Mission Grant award”, said Deborah Thielen, Executive Director. “It implies …

Additional $250,000 in Grants Awarded from McHenry County Community COVID-19 Response Fund, totaling $500,000 in grants awarded in two months

The Community Foundation for McHenry County and United Way of Greater McHenry County announces second round of grant recipients (Crystal Lake, IL) While McHenry County confronts the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, community members and businesses came together to offer area non-profits a helping hand. The Community Foundation for McHenry County and United Way of Greater McHenry County announced the …