Serving Sangamon and surrounding counties
COVID-19 Response Fund
The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and United Way of Central Illinois have joined together to create the COVID-19 Response Fund to deploy resources to community-based organizations at the frontlines of a coronavirus spread in Illinois’ greater capital region. The Fund is designed to complement the work of public health officials and expand local capacity to address needs as efficiently as possible. Learn more about the fund and how to donate.
Building the Future
There’s a constant challenge not only to stay current but to stay ahead of the curve and anticipate future needs and opportunities. For organizations like Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation (MCEDC), they’re looking to foresee those future events for a wide range of issues.
Young Philanthropists Award $11,000
The giving circle's 2019 grant will help fund Young Engineer's Club, helping provide opportunities for disadvantaged students to explore STEM-related subjects in a hands-on way.
Jane & Paul Ford Family Fund Looks to Spur Social Change
Throughout her life, Jane Ford has informed herself about and passionately advocated for the pertinent social issues of the day.
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.
United Way 2-1-1. Get Connected. Get Answers.

       United Way’s 2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember phone number that connects individuals with resources in our community. 2-1-1 is your one-stop connection to the local services you need including utility assistance, food, housing, child care, after school programs, elder care, crisis intervention, and much more.

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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