The Galena Foundation has initiated many partnerships to preserve the history of Galena. In addition to working first-hand on projects, the Foundation provides grants to enable organizations to complete preservation work.

School Trip Travel Grants

This travel grant was created to promote school age visits to historic sites in Galena and
JoDaviess County. This is a $500 grant to offset the cost of transportation. To apply download the application


Not-for-Profit Grants

The Galena Foundation grants funds to not-for-profit organizations whose efforts align with the mission of the Foundation.

Qualifying organizations include private NFPs, public/civic organizations and churches.  See our “Projects” page for a list of organizations that have previously been awarded grants

To request an application, or for more information about our grant programs, go to Contact Us.