Serving Sangamon and surrounding counties
Carrie Germeraad, Scott Germeraad, Colleen Ryan Ge
For many years, the Schnirring Family has given back to their community. Now, that philanthropy continues on with the grandchildren of Bill & Mary Schnirring, Carrie Germeraad, Scott Germeraad, Colleen Ryan Germeraad, Caitlin Dungan, and Colin Dungan.
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2014 Scholarship Reception
Congratulations to our 2014 scholarship recipients, who have been awarded more than $97,000 for college expenses thanks to generous scholarship donors. These students were honored at a Scholarship Reception on June 11.
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King's Daughters Organization Awards $120,000
The King's Daughters Organization Fund at the Community Foundation awarded grants to 14 nonprofit agencies to support programs and services for senior citizens in Sangamon County.
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Women for Women Awards Annual Grant
At its sixth annual Grant Reception on April 10th, Women for Women awarded its largest grant to date – $30,000 – to Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois to support its “MOSAIC Moms” program, which is part of a larger community initiative to transform the way mental healthcare is provided in the Springfield area.
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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 our foundation. Questions? Contact us today!

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

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