The Philanthropy Center

The Philanthropy Center is located inside The Community Foundation for McHenry County located at 33 E. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake, IL.

The Philanthropy Center has two meeting rooms available for use: 

The Woodstock Room – accommodates up to 30 people. 

The Crystal Lake Room –accommodates up to 45 people.  

The meeting rooms are available free of charge to nonprofits, community groups, apolitical charitable groups and civic organizations for meetings, training sessions or workshops. Donations are appreciated.  

Meetings held during regular business hours (Monday – Friday  from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) do not require a key deposit. 

Meetings held outside of normal business hours (Monday-Friday after 4:30 p.m., weekends and holidays) are subject to a key deposit of $150. The deposit will be refunded when the key is  returned. If you reserve recurring meetings, The Foundation will deposit the check. Once the room is no longer needed, The Foundation will issue a refund check to the organization. The organization also has the option to donate the key deposit to The Foundation. Please pick up the key no later than 4:00 p.m.  

Meeting room usage includes audio/visual equipment, Wi-Fi access, (1) white board and use of the kitchenette.  

If you are interested in reserving a meeting room, please read the  information below and complete the Facility Usage Agreement. If  you have any questions please call 815-338-4483 or email

Out of consideration for others, please provide any cancellation notice at least 24 hours prior to your reservation. 

Facility Usage Agreement (Fillable PDF)
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Room Usage Policy (PDF}

McHenry County Sheriff’s Department Social Work Program housed in The Foundation's Philanthropy Center