Financial Information

Total Assets: $15,126,959

Total Giving: $599,880

Area of Service:


Areas of Interest:

Not Available




The following grants were reported in recent years:
$40,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley, Carpentersville, IL, payable over 1 year.
$30,000 to Creative Assistance Development, Elgin, IL, payable over 1 year.
$29,075 to Boys and Girls Clubs of Elgin, Elgin, IL, payable over 1 year.
$28,300 to YMCA of Elgin, Elgin, IL, payable over 1 year.
$15,000 to Elgin Symphony Orchestra, Elgin, IL, payable over 1 year.
$15,000 to Judson College, Elgin, IL, payable over 1 year.
$12,840 to Ecker Center for Mental Health, Elgin, IL, payable over 1 year.
$11,500 to Larkin Center, Elgin, IL, payable over 1 year.
$7,500 to Boy Scouts of America, Saint Charles, IL, payable over 1 year.
$5,000 to Glenwood School, Glenwood, IL, payable over 1 year.


Giving limited to Carpentersville, East Dundee, Elgin, Hampshire, Huntley, South Elgin, and West Dundee, IL.
No support for discriminatory organizations or religious organizations not of direct benefit to the entire community.



The foundation supports programs designed to promote community development; support community organizations that contribute to the quality of life in Elgin and surrounding communities; expand home ownership opportunities; and provide access to safe, affordable housing. Special emphasis is directed toward programs designed to promote housing for low or moderate-income individuals; benefit local performing art groups; promote educational initiatives that enhance and expand youth development; and provide scholarship funds to local, deserving students.


Type of Grantmaker: Company-sponsored foundation
Established in 1998 in DE and IL.

Quick Facts Sheet


Located in:



United States

Contact Information / Process

Phone: (847) 289-0513

Email: [email protected]

1695 Larkin Ave.
Elgin, IL 60123-5944

Proposals should be no longer than 3 to 5 pages. Additional information may be requested at a later date. Support is limited to 1 contribution per organization during any given year. Application form required. Applicants should submit the following:
1. Results expected from proposed grant
2. Population served
3. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
4. Brief history of organization and description of its mission
5. Copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990
6. How project’s results will be evaluated or measured
7. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations
8. Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested
9. Plans for cooperation with other organizations, if any
10. Organization’s charter and by-laws
11. Copy of current year’s organizational budget and/or project budget
Initial approach: Download application form and mail proposal and application form to foundation
Copies of proposal: 12
Board meeting date(s): May, Aug., and Nov.
Deadline(s): Mar. 31, June 30, and Sept 30
Final notification: Mid-May, Mid-Aug., and Mid-Nov.

Donors & Leadership

Elgin Financial Savings Bank
EFC Bancorp, Inc.

Officers and Directors:
Leo M. Flanagan, Jr., Chairperson
Thomas I. Anderson, Vice-Chairperson
James A. Alpeter
Randolph W. Brittain
Eric J. Fernandez
James J. Kovac
Larry Narum
Barrett J. O’Connor
Peter A. Traeger
Ursula Wilson



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