(QUINCY)—Quincy University establishes an endowment fund with the Community Foundation of the Quincy Area. The fund will serve as a permanent endowment benefitting the university and its programs. The Foundation was formed in 1997 and has awarded over 11-hundred grants over the years totaling more than 1.65 million dollars. The Foundation encompasses 13 tri state counties working with donors who want to build charitable funds to support local causes.