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Specialty Whiskey Tasting Event Honoring 2024 Gratitude Award Recipients Billy and Liese Hearth

The Community Foundation of Will County Honored Billy and Liese Hearth as the Inaugural Recipients of the Gratitude Award at a Specialty Whiskey Tasting at the Bolingbrook Golf Club on May 16, 2024.

Community Foundation of Will County News

Some Exciting News From the CFWC

Some Exciting News From the CFWC

As you know, the Community Foundation of Will County was established in 2006 by the Chicago Community Trust to serve the residents and non-profit organizations of Will County. Our Foundation was the third to be created; they had already established Community Foundations in McHenry and Lake County.

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Promoting, Connecting and Building

The Community Foundation of Will County seeks to improve the quality of life throughout Will County communities by PROMOTING philanthropy, CONNECTING donors to community needs and BUILDING partnerships.
The Community Foundation of Will County was founded as a geographic Affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust by local residents in 2006 to serve as a local resource for donors and professional advisors in the implementation of charitable strategies through donor advised funds and other planning vehicles, to build endowments in special areas of interest that fund a competitive grant program annually, and to hold various nonprofit agency/organization endowment funds.

Our Mission: To PROMOTE philanthropy, CONNECT donors to community needs, and BUILD partnerships to improve the quality of life in our region.



We work with donors to simplify their planning, maximize their generosity, and lessen tax burdens.


We work with Professional Advisors to enhance their services to Will County clients.


We work closely with Not-for-Profit agencies, grassroots organizations, and community stakeholders.

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

Edward Jones logo

Platinum Sponsors

ExxonMobile logo

Gold Sponsors

Sentinus Logo
Southern Glazers Wine & Spirits logo

Silver Sponsors

Hometown National Bank
Heart Haven Outreach

Bill & Diane Habiger

Billy and Liese Hearth

Dr. David Livingston

Dr. Theresa Rouse

Bronze Sponsors

Edna and Saul Brass
Ascension logo

Tricia and Danny Simpson

Dr. Nadia and Michael Carpanzano