The Give Something Back Foundation (GSBF) is dedicated to helping financially disadvantaged, academically oriented children complete a college degree. GSBF offers the scholarship program to residents of Will County, Illinois and in New Jersey.

GSBF also facilitated and funded the construction of Lincoln Landing in historic downtown Lockport.

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If you would like to support the work of the Give Something Back Foundation, please visit our JustGive page.


GSBF Program Expands Beyond Illinois
Presenting a $1 million gift to Rowan University, in early June GSBF initiated the first partnership outside of Illinois. On June 29, a gift of $3 million was presented to the University of Delaware. More information

University of Illinois picks up publicity on Facebook about the work of GSBF and it's alumnus, Bob Carr. See the link.

College Tour of Lewis, St. Francis and Blackburn
GSBF students who are entering their junior year in the fall will join us for a tour of and presentations at Lewis University, University of St. Francis, with an overnight at Blackburn College on July 23 and 24, 2015.

Scholarship Info and Turnback Nights Announced:
The GSBF will host several Information Sessions and Turn Back Workshops in the Fall. Info Sessions will discuss the details of the application process and the sholarship itself. At the Turnback Nights, The results of the College Cost Estimator will be presented by Murray and Associates from the National Center for College Costs. Click for more information.


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"Through the Fires: An American Business Story of Turbulence, Triumph and Giving Back," by GSBF Founder Robert Carr is available on or at All sales benefit the Give Something Back Foundation.