Nominations For The Matthew A. Marvin Community Impact Award Open

FREEPORT, IL. – The Freeport Community Foundation announces nominations are open for the 2017 Matthew A. Marvin Community Impact Award. This award recognizes the importance of philanthropy and giving back to residents of Northwest Illinois. In addition to the recognition, the recipient is awarded $1,000 to present to the winner’s chosen non-profit 501(c) (3) charitable organization.

The Impact Award honors an individual whose vision, humility, dedication, and enthusiasm positively impacts the community.

Nomination Criteria:

  • Narrative: Describe nominee’s contributions and community impact.
  • Nominations are due at the Foundation office by September 13.

The recipient will be announced at the Foundation’s Fall Grant and Donor Reception on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at the Eagles Club, 1200 West Galena Avenue, Freeport, IL. Nomination forms can be found on our website: You may also call or email the Foundation to request a copy of this form.

Prior winners of the award: Matthew A. Marvin (2013), David A Steenrod (posthumously 2014), Alan Wenzel (2015) and Bill Kloos (2016).

The Freeport Community Foundation has a 42-year history as a community-based charitable organization guided by community leaders that are dedicated to providing financial solutions for current and future community needs.


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