The Edwardsville Community Foundation is a local organization with roots in the community. Our staff and Directors have extensive knowledge of community issues and needs, enabling us to provide donors with guidance as to where or how to invest their gifts. Below are some of the funds you might consider giving to through the Edwardsville Community Foundation. If you have any questions contact us at (855) 464-3223 or by email

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Fund Name   Description
ECF Administrative Fund Donate For Sustaining Donor contributions for general support of the Edwardsville Community Foundation.
Disaster Relief
ECF Relief Fund Donate The ECF Relief Fund provides support when sudden and unexpected natural, manmade, and civil disasters impact our community.
Albert Cassens Endowed Fund Donate This endowed fund supports ECF and its Administrative (Operating) Fund. Because the fund is endowed, gifts to this fund will continue to grow and support ECF perpetually.
Helen S. Delicate Memorial Fund Donate The proceeds from this endowed fund, named in memory of Helen S. Delicate, go towards ECF's Community Impact Fund for local grants to nonprofit organizations.
Community Support
Edwardsville CEO Program Donate To provide support for the Edwardsville Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities (CEO), a year-long course designed to utilize partnerships that provide an overview of business development and processes.
Edwardsville Township Community Park Fund Donate To support improvements at Edwardsville Township Community Park.
Glik Park Development Fund Donate Fund to help support Joe Glik Park, part of the City of Edwardsville Parks & Recreation Department.
'Que & Brew Festival Fund Donate To support the production of the Edwardsville 'Que & Brew Festival taking place each year in October.
Raise the Flag Fund Donate To provide fund to support and promote the flying of American flags to enhance and distinguish our communities.
TheCENTER Ice Rink/Teen Center Donate Fund to support TheCENTER, Edwardsville's Ice rink/Teen Center.
Charles A. Wentz, Jr. Family Scholarship Fund Donate The Charles A. Wentz Jr. Family Scholarship Fund disperses many $1,000.00 scholarships in a variety of academic fields of study to graduating seniors at Edwardsville High School.
Dave Rieger Golf Scholarship Donate Named in memory of EHS graduate Dave Rieger, this fund will award two $2,500 scholarships to graduating seniors at EHS, MELHS or Father McGivney who are members of the girls or boys high school golf team.
Dennis DeToye Scholarship Fund Donate Named in memory of former Edwardsville High School Art teacher, this fund supports a graduating senior pursuing an Art Major (Visual Arts).
Dirty Dozen EHS Class of 1953 Scholarship Fund Donate Named to commemorate a group of friends from the EHS class of 1953, The Dirty Dozen Scholarship Fund, assists EHS graduates to pursue either a vocational or a 4-year degree.
EHS Drama Club Scholarship Donate To provide a $1000 scholarship to an EHS senior member of International Thespian Society Troop 1534 who plans to continue their education in the field of drama. The award is renewable for up to four years of full-time enrollment per student.
Garbs Gold Star Memorial Scholarship Fund Donate Named in memory of Edwardsville native, Spc. Ryan C. Garbs, this scholarship supports a graduating senior from Edwardsville High School who will be entering the field of Law enforcement or criminal justice.
Harry K. & Carol A. Windland Building Trades Scholarship in Memory of Harry E. Windland Donate Named in memory of Mr. Harry E. Windland, the Harry K. & Carol A. Windland Building Trades Scholarship will provide one $2500 scholarship to an EHS graduating senior who will be attending a technical or vocational school. Is renewable for one additional year.
Judy DeSart Memorial Healthcare Scholarship Donate In memory of Judy DeSart, this scholarship is established to provide one $1,000 award to an EHS graduating senior who plans to attend an accredited 4-year college or university to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Public Health, Social Work or admission to Pharmacy or Physical Therapy program.
Karen Albrecht Medical Technology Scholarship Donate In memory of Karen Bardelmeier Albrecht, this fund supports one senior at EHS who plans to study in the field of medical technology, including forensics, phlebotomy, hematology, pathology, histology or other related fields.
L.J. & Faye E. Burrus Family Scholarship Donate Established to honor the L.J. and Faye E. Burrus Family, this award will go to an EHS senior who plans to continue their education in the field of exercise physiology, exercise science or human/sports performance.
Marvin "Preach" Webb Scholarship Fund Donate This Scholarship Fund remembers Edwardsville resident Marvin "Preach" Webb and will award $1,000 to help a District 7 student with special needs to attend a program to further life skills and promote independence.
Mildred A. Carr EHS Scholarship Fund Donate
Nadine Penelton Bradshaw Scholarship Fund Donate The Nadine Penelton Bradshaw Scholarship Fund is established to provide one $1,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who plans to continue their education by attending an accredited trade or vocational school in the coming fall.
Raymond & Lucia Weber Scholarship Donate The Ray & Lucia Weber Scholarship will award one $1,500 annual award to an EHS graduating senior for continuing education in field of special education or medicine.
Sharon Petty Field Hockey Scholarship Fund Donate Named in honor of former EHS Field Hockey Coach, Sharon Petty, this award recognizes an outstanding senior from the EHS Field Hockey team.
Donor Advised
Global Brew Community Development Fund Donate To support charitable organizations through community projects and events.
Other Funds