Serving Sangamon and surrounding counties
O'Brien Medical or Health Related Field of Study Scholarship
Students seeking to continue their education in studies related to health care and medicine can apply for a scholarship newly created by Tom and Dee O’Brien through the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln.
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Young Philanthropists Announces $10,000 Grant
The Young Philanthropists giving circle at the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln has announced the recipient of its 11th annual grant award. Sangamon County nonprofit organizations were invited to submit grant proposals in the fall of this year for the competitive grant to support programs for children and youth.
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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.
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Connecting People Who Care With Causes That Matter
The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln serves the counties of Sangamon, Cass, Christian, Logan, 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.

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.

Latest News

A Family Tradition of Service and Philanthropy in the State Journal-Register (3/27/17) 

The Community Foundation Welcomes Two New Board Members in the State Journal-Register (2/26/17)

Sister's Legacy Lives on through Scholarship Fund in the State Journal-Register (2/26/17) 

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln Scholarships interview on WTAX (1/30/17) 

Local Generosity Inspires Record-Setting Grant Potential in the State Journal-Register (1/22/17)

Women for Women Radio Interview on WTAX (1/7/17)


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