Freeport Community Foundation Awards $1,000.00 Grant To Taylor Park Elementary for After School Program

Freeport, Illinois — The Freeport Community Foundation recently awarded a $1,000.00 grant from the Ian Murphy-Mitchard Fund for Music & Arts to Taylor Park Elementary School for After School Program funding for the Art Club.

The Ian Murphy-Mitchard Fund for Music & Arts was established by Ian’s mother Marilee Murphy Odendahl and step-father Ted Odendahl.  Ian passionately believed in supporting artists and this fund was established in Ian’s memory by his friends and family.  This fund supports non-profit organizations located in Stephenson County that encourage artistic expression.    Any individual or group can donate to the Ian Murphy-Mitchard Fund for Music & Arts by contacting the Foundation.

The Freeport Community Foundation has a 43-year history as a community-based charitable organization guided by community leaders dedicated to providing financial solutions for current and future community needs. 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organizations from Northwest Illinois and the surrounding communities are eligible to receive funding.

For information or to apply for a Freeport Community Foundation grant, visit the web-site: www.freeportcommunityfoundation.org , or call 815.801.3035. The foundation is located at 524 West Stephenson Street, Suite 102, in Freeport, IL.

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