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  • $250,000 in Grants Awarded from McHenry County Community COVID-19 Response Fund - The Community Foundation for McHenry County and United Way of Greater McHenry Awards announce first round of 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 first ...
  • The Community Foundation for McHenry County Announces New Board Member - (Crystal Lake, IL) The Community Foundation for McHenry County (The CFMC) is pleased to announce Lizeth Dela Cruz has joined the Board of Directors and will also serve on the BOD Finance Committee. Lizeth (Liz) is a lifelong McHenry County resident. She grew up in Marengo and currently lives in Harvard with her husband and two sons. She is employed ...
  • Dear Donors and Friends, - As you know, the unfolding COVID-19 situation is very fluid and requires careful consideration by all community members. Out of caution for our staff and visitors we have decided to operate The Community Foundation for McHenry County remotely beginning Monday, March 16. We will continue to process grants and gifts and respond to your questions. Please contact us at connect@thecfmc.org ...
  • 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.