Grants from the Looser-Flake Foundation

The Looser-Flake Charitable Foundation is not currently accepting unsolicited grant applications. 

Recent grants include the establishment of scholarships for Mercer County students at Western Illinois University and Augustana College; support of educational efforts in the Mercer County School District and Sherrard School District; and support of the Mercer County: Better Together community visioning process. 

To learn more about the Mercer County Better Together community visioning process and how to get involved, watch this video and visit Mercer County Better Together


"Through his estate, Ed wanted to provide for his family and give something back to the community."

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Did You Know?

The Community Foundation made its first grant from the Community Impact Endowment in 1967. That grant, of $2,000, was funded by an estate gift from Bea Conrad.
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