Serving Sangamon and surrounding counties
Exploring Central Illinois' African-American History
Douglas King is exploring all areas when curating the Springfield and Central Illinois African-American History Museum, and it’s paying off in a big way.
Young Philanthropists Award $10,000 Grant
In their 12th year of helping initiatives for childhood education and development, Young Philanthropists awarded $10,000 to The Outlet for their program College Ready.
Vachel Lindsay Association awarded $7,500 grant
CFLL Historic Preservation Fund Committee Chair Bud Farrar presented this year's grant to Vachel Lindsay Association President Nicole Overcash to help with restoring the Vachel Lindsay Home.
Inaugural Stephens Philanthropy Award Revealed
Judith G. and Harvey B. Stephens honored at Community Foundation's 15th anniversary celebration.
Growing the Land of Lincoln
The Growing the Land of Lincoln program allows for charitable gifts of farmland to continue providing income to causes donors care about for years to come.
Connecting People Who Care With Causes That Matter

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln serves the counties of Sangamon, Cass, Christian, Logan, Macoupin, Menard, Morgan, and Montgomery. The Community Foundation is a unique charitable resource for the central Illinois communities it serves. We help donors who generously give to support causes they care
about through charitable funds they establish. We also have several initiatives that serve as specific programs
to help improve our community.

Stephens Philanthropy Award

Judy and Harvey Stephens were instrumental in turning the Community Foundation into what it is today. For
their years of service, the Stephens received the inaugural Stephens Philanthropy Award at the Foundation's 15th anniversary celebration on August 26, 2017.

Learn about the Community Foundation. Questions? Contact us today!

Many of the photographs on our website are courtesy of Westlake Photography and Tara Long Photography.

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15th Anniversary Celebration Photos

Take a look at the photos from our 15th anniversary celebration!