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JOHN T. HOLMSTROM, JR. GOLF FUND

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CFNIL will be accepting John Holmstrom, Jr. Memorial Golf Fund applications from February 15 to April 3, 2017.

Supporting Golf’s Fine Traditions

John T. Holmstrom Jr. died on July 20, 2010. He was born on December 19, 1920 in Rockford, Illinois. He attended Jackson and Lincoln Schools, and graduated in the last class of Central High School. He received his bachelor’s degree and law degree from the University of Illinois. He served as a captain in the U.S. Army Signal Corp in the Pacific Theater during World War II. John was a law partner at Holmstrom & Kennedy. He was a member of Second Congregational United Church of Christ.

He faithfully served his community by participating in numerous civic and political activities, including: Rockford Area Chamber of Commerce, United Way, SwedishAmerican Hospital, SwedishAmerican Medical Foundation, Community Hospital Council, P.A. Peterson Center for Health, the Rockford Pro-Am, and many more.

John was devoted to the growth and development of the Rockford Community Trust, now the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. His service to this institution will always be remembered.

John was an avid golfer, winning five City Junior Championships, the State Amateur Championship, the Western Junior Championship, three Men’s City tournaments and serving as the captain of the University of Illinois golf team that won two Big Ten Championships in the 1940s. John was a member of the Rockford Golf Hall of Fame. His memory and spirit live on through his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, friends and colleagues.

Grant Guidelines
Application Questions

“It was a privilege to work closely with John Holmstrom, Jr. for I could always look to him for sound judgment, tactfully delivered.  In my mind, he was the epitome of a top business attorney and counselor, and a very competitive, yet fun golfer.”

Dick Leighton, Trustee Emeritus

 

Criteria

Grants will be made to 501(c)(3) organizations such as First Tee, Rockford Park District, Boys and Girls Club, etc. Grants will be need based. Applications must include a description of the program’s purpose, location, target population, and substantiation of need. In addition, the application should outline how the project promotes character development through the game of golf.

Deadlines

Grant deadline is April 1. Application and all attachments must be received by the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois no later than 5:00 pm. Send applications to the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois, 946 N. Second Street, Rockford, IL 61107.

Application

To apply for the John T. Holmstrom, Jr. Golf Fund, use this application and submit to the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois by 5 p.m. on April 1, 2016.

John T. Holmstrom Application

Budget Template for Holmstrom Grant Program

Use this budget template when applying for the John T. Holmstrom, Jr. Golf Fund.

Online Application

Deadlines

The online application must be received on or before 5:00 p.m. on the deadline date.  Incomplete or late applications will not be accepted.

 

How to Register & Apply

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Questions?

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