Financial donations are being accepted by the SRCCF to assist individuals, families and businesses impacted by the February 28, 2017 tornado and related storms.  CLICK ON THE DONATE BUTTON to make a contribution online.

100% of contributions to the Disaster Recovery Fund will be used for LOCAL recovery efforts.  No administrative fees are being assessed against the Fund.  

If you prefer to make a financial contribution by mail, please make your check payable to SRCCF and mail to:

Starved Rock Country Community Foundation

718 Columbus Street

Ottawa, IL  61350

In person financial donations may also be made at the First National Bank of Ottawa, 701 LaSalle Street, Ottawa, IL  61350. Make checks payable to SRCCF.

Financial Plus Credit Union has also partnered with the Community Foundation to accept financial contributions for the Disaster Recovery Fund. Visit Financial Plus to find out what locations you can visit to donate.

All financial contributions made for Disaster Recovery will be restricted for use ONLY for local Disaster Recovery.

The Community Foundation will coordinate disaster relief efforts with other appropriate agencies in the community.


For the most up-to-date information on the disaster that occurred on February 28, please visit this page. This is a direct link to the LaSalle County Emergency Management Agency, they will have the most up-to-date and accurate information available.

Your unrestricted donation to the Leadership Fund for Now is just that, a gift for NOW. It enables us to operate, provides funds for immediate distribution to area agencies and charitable initiatives and helps us build the core administrative fund. The Leadership Fund for Now is made up of unrestricted donations, earnings on investments, and administrative fees. This is where we need your donation the most.
Pamela Beckett
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