About Us

about-us.jpgMission Statement
The Community Foundation of Kankakee River Valley is a vehicle for charitable giving that builds over time, substantial endowment funds for the community.

We seek to bring together individuals and organizations to identify and understand community issues and grant making opportunities.

We fulfill our mission by:
  • Creating and supporting vital and caring communities through philanthropy.
  • Building and preserving funds of many individuals and institutions.
  • Awarding grants to non-profit organizations that serve members of our community.
  • Convening concerned individuals to shape flexible responses to changing needs of our community.

Our Purpose
To enhance the quality of life in Kankakee and Iroquois Counties today and for future generations.

Our Guiding Principle
For Good. For Ever.®