The Looser-Flake Foundation is a private foundation started in 2013. The fund will serve charitable causes in Mercer County, with preferred support to New Boston Township, Illinois.


The mission of the Looser-Flake Charitable Foundation is to advance economic development and further cultural and educational opportunities in Mercer County, Illinois, with a particular focus on New Boston Township in Mercer County, Illinois.


It is the vision of the Looser-Flake Foundation to provide opportunities for improvement, maintenance and advancement of local education, as well as agricultural and economic development for people in their community.

General Aims

Advance educational and cultural opportunities, and economic development in Mercer County, Illinois, with particular reference to New Boston Township in Mercer County.

  • Increase the jobs base in Mercer County
  • Make the county a more desirable place in which to raise a family and live.
  • Provide for scholarships distribution through designated grants to entities that can implement a scholarship program.


Contact Info

The Looser-Flake Foundation
c/o Community Foundation of the Great River Bend
852 Middle Rd., Ste. 100
Bettendorf, IA 52722

Phone: 563-326-2840
Fax: 563-326-2870

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