Serving Sangamon and surrounding counties
New Grant Opportunities
Organizations can now apply for funds from King's Daughters Organization, which serves seniors in Sangamon County, and The Women's Fund, which serves women and children in Sangamon and surrounding counties, through February 3.
Apply for Scholarships
The window for scholarships is open! Take a look at more than 30 different scholarships available to students in central Illinois in 2020.
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.
Younger Donors Embracing Philanthropy
When you have the passion to effect positive change, you don’t have to wait. Investing in the causes you care about can happen at any age - as three families have discovered.
Exploring Central Illinois' African-American History
Douglas King is exploring all areas when curating the Springfield and Central Illinois African-American History Museum, and it’s paying off in a big way.
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.

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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