Serving Sangamon and surrounding counties
Access to Recreation and Historic Preservation Grants Available
The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln is now accepting proposals for the Access to Recreation Fund in addition to the Historic Preservation Fund. The deadline to apply is August 7, 2017.
Hanson Family Bridges Past and Present
It was a walk through Lincoln Memorial Garden that finally sparked an obvious answer to the family of the late Walter Hanson as to how to celebrate what would have been his 100th birthday in July 2016.
Community Foundation Awards More than $130,000 in Scholarships
The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln announced 65 scholarship awards totaling more than $130,000.
King's Daughters Organization Fund Tops $1 Million in Grantmaking
2017 grant award recipients announced at the King's Daughters Organization's 124th Annual Corporation Meeting on May 15th.
Women for Women Awards $40,000 in Local Grants
The Women for Women giving circle announced its largest total grant amount ever at its ninth annual grant awards reception held on May 4th.
Eck Family Fund Looks to the Future
"If you sit and think about how fortunate you are for even a minute, you want to do something to assist those who have legitimate pressing needs.”
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, 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.

Celebrate 15 Years With Us! 

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln is celebrating its 15th year as a community foundation! To mark this occasion, the Community Foundation is hosting a
celebratory event on August 26 to recognize its past, thank its many supporters and
imagine its future. The Community Foundation will also use this occasion to bestow a new award upon an individual or individuals who have made a significant mark on philanthropy in our community. We hope you will consider joining us for the celebration! 

Saturday, August 26, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
President Abraham Lincoln - Double Tree Hotel      
701 East Adams Street, Springfield 

Individual Tickets - $150/person
Purchase Tickets Now (Please specify "15 Anniversary Celebration")
includes dinner, drinks and parking

For event sponsorship opportunities or to reserve a table contact or call 217-789-4431.

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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