The Community Foundation for McHenry County is now accepting applications for this year’s college scholarships program

(Crystal Lake, IL) The Community Foundation for McHenry County (The CFMC) is pleased to announce we are currently accepting applications for our 2020-2021 academic scholarship program. High school seniors and college students are invited to apply and have until April 15, 2020 to submit an application for scholarships that will be awarded in May 2020. “As the cost of higher …

The Community Foundation for McHenry County welcomes new Director of Gift Planning

(Crystal Lake, IL) On December 2, 2019, Vickie Drendel joined The Community Foundation for McHenry County as Director of Gift Planning. Vickie was previously Vice President, Advisory Services at Sales Empowerment Group.  Vickie and her husband, James have lived in Crystal Lake for over 30 years. James has owned a business in Huntley for 20 years. They have two grown …

National Philanthropy Day Celebration

On Nov. 15, The Community Foundation for McHenry County marked National Philanthropy Day by hosting “Community as Mosaic” at the Woodstock Opera House, which featured speaker Leslie Biggins Mollsen, CEO of American City Bureau, Inc.