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Barker family gives back together in The State Journal-Register (12/27/15)

Innovate Springfield - City incubator long time coming in The State Journal-Register (11/29/15)

Donor-advised funds maximize year-end giving in The State Journal-Register (11/22/15)

Family honors serviceman's life through fund in The State Journal-Register (10/25/15)

Young Philanthropists marks 10th year of giving, helping in The State Journal-Register (9/27/15)

Legacy Awards 2015 to benefit the Historic Preservation Fund in Springfield Business Journal (September 2015)

Gerald & Luanna Kennedy Scholarship Established in Pana News-Palladium (9/10/15)

Heather Gonet's legacy carries on through other young students in The State Journal-Register (8/23/15)

Women for Women amplifies giving power in The State Journal-Register (7/26/15)

Fund creates more Access to Recreation in The State Journal-Register (6/28/15)

Giving Circle Proves Power of Working Together in SO Magazine (May/June 2015)

Historic King's Daughters Organization has new life in its mission in The State Journal-Register (5/24/15)

Fund aims to protect local farmland in The State Journal-Register (4/26/15)

Growing New Givers in SO Magazine (March/April 2015)

Serving Others in SO Magazine (March/April 2015)

Glenwood coach's legacy lives on in The State Journal-Register (3/22/15)

Community Foundation's assets climb to record $21 million in The State Journal-Register (1/25/15)

The Springfield Project begins restoration on historic Taylor House in The Chamber Update (Fall 2014)

$8,000 grant awarded to Girls on the Run in The State Journal-Register (12/6/14)

Community love unites Loken Family column in The State Journal-Register (11/30/14)

A century of American giving column in The State Journal-Register (11/16/14)

Scholarship reception article in SO Magazine (11/2/14)

Change the world with a giving heart column in The State Journal-Register (11/2/14)

Funding our furry friends column in The State Journal-Register (10/26/14)

Restoration begins on historic Taylor House article in the Illinois Times (10/16/14)

New Salem Lincoln League editor's note in the Illinois Times (10/16/14)

Creation of charitable fund aims to give New Salem a boost article in The State Journal-Register (10/10/14)

UIS a true asset for the capital city column by Saul Morse in The State Journal-Register (10/10/14)

New Salem Lincoln League creates endowment fund article in The Petersburg Observer (10/9/14)

Red Cross handing over Meals on Wheels program to Senior Services article in The State Journal-Register (9/30/14)

It just takes one person to make a difference column in The State Journal-Register (9/28/14)

Letter to editor of State Journal-Register Quote in the Council on Foundations Washington Snapshot (9/19/14)

Public policy can encourage charitable giving letter to the editor of The State Journal-Register (9/19/14)

A champion of the Springfield community personality profile in Springfield Business Journal (9/14)

Couple's wedding gifts help the community column in The State Journal-Register (8/31/14)

Church turned "Metropolitan Place" joins downtown mix article in The State Journal-Register (8/9/14)

Plan would link Capitol, Lincoln Home via improved Jackson Street article in The State Journal-Register (8/3/14)

Q5 initiative addresses variety of local issues article in The State Journal-Register (8/2/14)

Community Foundation Welcomes New Director of Accounting & Finance article in Springfield Business Journal (8/14)

Evelyn Brandt Thomas has a habit of giving back column in The State Journal-Register (7/27/14)

Planning work completed for Jackson Street Corridor article in The Chamber E-Newsletter (7/22/14)

MOSAIC project supports kids' mental health article in The State Journal-Register (7/11/14)

Giving back a family affair column in The State Journal-Register (6/29/14)

Building endowment is investment in future column in The State Journal-Register (5/24/14)

Group gives $120,000 in grants to seniors programs article in The State Journal-Register (5/14/14)

Scholarship honors legendary sports therapist column in The State Journal-Register (3/30/14) 

Women for Women giving circle tops 100 members article in The State Journal-Register (10/12/13)

The Community Foundation, University of Illinois Springfield Center for State Policy & Leadership and United Way of Central Illinois partner to measure quality of life in Sangamon County (3/7/13) 

SO Magazine features the Community Foundation as its cover story titled "10 Years and Counting:  CFLL a Growing Success" (1/4/13)The Community Foundation announced the first-ever grant made from the United Way Communityworks Endowment Fund. (8/8/12)

Forty local student scholars were recognized at the Community Foundation's scholarship reception, including the first recipient of the Frontiers International Springfield Club $1K Scholarship. (6/21/12)

KDO Fund grants to Senior Services of Central Illinois and 13 other local organizations serving seniors. (518/12)

Pre-kindergarten screening program supported by Continuum of Learning. (4/12/12)

Board member Ginny Conlee and director John Stremsterfer were interviewed regarding charities and estate plans. (1/11/2012)

Community Foundation and United Way board chairs share letter on Communityworks. (12/17/2011)

Young Philanthropists awards grant to Camp Care-A-Lot. (12/9/2011)

Women for Women award $23,000 in grants. (9/19/2011)

State Journal-Register Editorial Board supports Communityworks: A Campaign for our Future. (9/2/2011)

Historic Preservation Fund nears fundraising goal. (8/21/2011)

John Stremsterfer's guest blog on Council on Foundations website regarding trust and philanthropy. (8/18/2011)

John Stremsterfer quoted in story on foundations, economy. (8/9/2011)

Community Foundation featured in story on economy. (8/5/2011)

2011 Scholarships Awarded. (6/28/2011)

King's Daughters Organization awards $105,000 in grants. (6/25/2011)

Historic Preservation Fund update. (6/9/2011)

Westlake Photography teams up with Young Philanthropists grant recipient Asbury's Children's Supper Hour(5/14/2011)
 
King's Daughters Organization Fund featured on the Morning Newswatch with Bob Murray to discuss 2011 grant awards. (5/10/2011)

Jim Byron Scholarship at the Community Foundation is profiled on Inside Springfield on 1450 WFMB(5/8/2011)

Downtown Springfield's Upper Story Tour features offices of Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln. (5/3/2011)

Name Change for Community Foundation, a milestone event. (4/17/2011)

King's Daughters Organization interview featured on WTAX (6/28/2011)

WTAX  interview featuring John Stremsterfer and Sangamon County Community Foundation (12/18/10)

Continuum of Learning news on Kindergarten Testing. (11/11/2010)

Springfield’s Own Magazine: Young Philanthropists Event (11/2010)
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Springfield’s Own Magazine: Women for Women Grant Reception (11/2010)
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New Historic Preservation Fund - Paying for preservation. (5/27/2010)

New Historic Preservation Fund - New fund to support historic preservation (5/21/2010)
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Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon Fund - It's music to our ears.

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