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A generous, vibrant, and sustainable community where a helping hand is always within reach.



To offer those with a philanthropic heart a simple way to make a positive difference in the community.

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Be a vehicle for philanthropy and empower community nonprofits through donor stewardship.

2022 Grant Recipients Column 1

Camp Cedar Illinois Inc. Weekend Camp Cedar Program- $5,000.

Casa-15th Judicial Circuit (Ogle County) for New Laptops- $1,458.

Central School Project Get with the Times and CRICUT!- $399.

Central School Program Increasing Student Independence and Autonomy Through Organized Systems- $151.

Creston Booster Club Project Experience Our House- $2,500.00.

Creston-Dement Public Library Project Easier Access Design for Children's Area- $2,500.

Flagg Township Museum Project Come on Down without Going Down- $2,000.

Foundation for Focus House and Community Programing Have a Heart- $2,469.84.

Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois Program Walking Taco's and Talking Girl Scouts- $2,087.

HOPE of Ogle County Project Safe Parking for Domestic Abuse Survivors- $15,000.

Rochelle Elementary District #231 Program Empowering Students through Dramatic Play- $872.

Rochelle Middle School Project Tower Gardens- $2,895.

Serenity Hospice and Home Program Virtual Reality for Patient Peace and Pain Relief- $1,400.

Vince Carney Community Theatre Project Light Up VCCT- $3,000.

2022 Grant Recipients Column 2


$85,000 in Support to Local Area Nonprofits


Tyler “Smitty” Smith Memorial Fund
  Grant Recipient: Central School Project Sensory Room for Students with Special Needs- $635.

Jacobs Family Fund
  Grant Recipient: Community Action Network Program CAN Backpack Program- $4,400.

Jeffry W. Cole Family Memorial Fund of the RACF
  Grant Recipient: Flagg-Rochelle Public Library’s Program Read Beyond the Beaten Path- $1,782.

Human Services Fund of RACF
  Grant Recipient: Floyd J. Tilton VFW Post 3878 Bathroom Project- $3,000.

Berg-Burkholder Family Fund in collaborations with the RACF Endowment Fund
  Grant Recipient: Foundation for Focus House and Community Programing Ogle County New Horizons Specialty Courts- $3,000.

Community Advancement Fund of RACF
  Grant Recipient: Habitat For Humanity of Ogle County, Inc. Project Habitat-2022 Mission of Hope-$6,000.

Rochelle Foods Hunger Challenge Fund or RACF
  Grant Recipient: Northern Illinois Food Bank Program Rochelle Mobile Market Distributions- $7,500.

Disaster Preparedness and Relief Fund or RACF
  Grant Recipient: Rochelle Community Consolidated School District # 231 Program Enhancing Social Emotional Learning in D231- $2,161.

Inspire Learning Fund of RACF
  Grant Recipient: Rochelle Elementary District #231 Program Dramatic Play in Dual Kindergarten-$1,674.

Hintzsche-Hinkston Classroom Support Fund
  Grant Recipient: Rochelle Elementary School District #231 Project Classroom Library Overhaul- $185.

Tom Hall Community Giving Fund in collaboration with the RACF Endowment Fund
  Grant Recipient: Shining Star Children's Advocacy Center Program Child and Caregiver Mental Health Services- $9,000.

Steve Pfeiffer Memorial Endowment Fund
  Grant Recipient: Tilton Elementary School Project Building the Tilton School Spanish Library- $3,000.


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