Serving Cass, Christian, Logan, Macoupin, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, and Sangamon counties.

Foundation News

Grants and Scholarships Alert

Forty one different post-secondary SCHOLARSHIPS are available now through the Foundation’s 2023 scholarship. Applications are due by March 1, 2023. Learn more HERE!

The start of the new year also brings TWO GRANT OPPORTUNITIES for organizations that serve senior citizens in Sangamon County or serve women and children in Sangamon and surrounding counties. Learn more HERE!

Spotlight on The Next 10

The Next 10 is a collaborative community engagement effort to help define how we take bold steps together for the region’s future. Much progress has been made since the release of The Next 10’s Community Visioning Plan in the Spring of 2021. The development of these projects has shown us that caring for your community is essential to cultivating progress and catalyzing impact for generations to come. Follow along HERE!

Nurse-Family Partnership of Sangamon County Helps First-Time Mothers

A community-wide effort to reduce maternal morbidity through Nurse-Family Partnership of Sangamon County has positively influenced the lives of first-time moms and their babies. The program is currently funded by area groups including the Community Foundation, Sangamon County Health Department, private donors through the SIU School of Medicine Foundation, and a grant through the Nurse-Family Partnership organization.

Read more about this program in an article that originally appeared in The State Journal-Register on January 1, 2023. Read Article Here

20 Years of Philanthropy

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There are many ways to give through the Community Foundation.

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The Donor Portal provides donors with 24/7 access to their fund.

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To register for the donor portal, please contact Betsy Weidner at 217-789-4431 or