View Our 2020 Virtual Celebration of Philanthropy & Grant Awards Reception
The Community Foundation of Will County awards grants annually to not-for-profits for a broad array of charitable purposes in healthcare, human services, education and cultural arts. View the 2021 Grant Recipients.
The Community Foundation of Will County (CFWC) announced on Thursday, February 25, 2021 that Amazon has donated $500,000 to invest in workforce development and education in Will County. This generous investment allows the CFWC to establish an advisory committee comprising leaders in education, economic development and workforce development (see below). They will bring resources and best practices from their respective organizations to establish criteria and seek opportunities for investment.
Serving the community and residents of Will County Illinois.
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.