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Great Expectations Foundation

Every child’s story should be one of triumph.

Every communities story should be one of prosperity.

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Any Size Organization

Great Expectations Foundation has donated to over 100 charities of variable sizes over the years. No organization is too big, or too small to be considered!

Any Size Donation

Great Expectations Foundation has given donations up to $25,000 and as little as $250. Each charity has different needs we are flexible to be able to match the charities needs.

Any Cause

Great Expectations Foundation prioritizes organizations that focus on the lives of children regardless of their focus. In 2022 we opened up our arms to all charities in our local communities.

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Recent Causes

  • Take Action Today
    Take Action Today is located in West Frankfort, IL Take Action Today, as a Recovery Community Organization, works to advocate for the needs of the recovery community on several levels, develops training opportunities for people in recovery, and creates service opportunities for people in recovery to give back to their communities. Non-clinical, peer-based support servicesContinue reading “Take Action Today”
  • OKCity Crisis Nursery
    OKCity Crisis Nursery is located in Oklahoma City, OK Every parent needs support from their village. Having someone to talk to, provide help when emergencies come up, someone to love their children just like they do makes parenting possible. OkCity Crisis Nursery can step in and fill an important role for parents who do not haveContinue reading “OKCity Crisis Nursery”
  • Baptist Children’s Home & Family Services
    Baptist Children’s Home & Family Services is located in Carmi, IL The Baptist Children’s Home began in 1918 in response to a need in Illinois to care for dependent children who were orphaned as a result of WWI and the great influenza epidemic that struck Illinois. Today, BCHFS is a multi-faceted family crisis center inContinue reading “Baptist Children’s Home & Family Services”

Testimonials

What Organizations Say

We are so grateful to Rent One and their Great Expectations Program.  The process of applying for these funds was very easy to navigate online, and their response to my request was almost immediate.  This was so unexpected and appreciated!

Betti Mucha – Perry-Jackson Child Advocacy Center

Applying for a great to the Great Expectations Foundation was a rewarding process. It was great to be able to tell our story and have someone recognize and support our organization’s efforts in our community. The application is well thought-out and easy to follow, and allowed us to explain what project the Foundation will be contributing to as our grant partner.

Abbey Heuiser – Boys and Girls Club of Poplar Bluff

About Us

Our Beliefs

Great Expectations Foundation is a 501(c)(3) that was founded in 2011 by Larry and Sharon Carrico. Their mission is to provide funding for organizations within Rent One and RNR Midwest communities that focus on children’s education, fitness and wellness, along with their emotional and spiritual development. In 2022 to further the reach in their communities they opened grant opportunities to all 501(c)(3) organizations located in communities near the stores..

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