Serving Sangamon and surrounding counties
2017 Friends of the Foundation
Our hometown community foundation is a unique resource dedicated to supporting local philanthropy now and into the future. We invite you to become a member of the 2017 Friends of the Foundation, a generous group whose support enables the Community Foundation to excel as a local charitable leader.
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Vachel Lindsay Association awarded $7,500 grant
CFLL Historic Preservation Fund Committee Chair Bud Farrar presented this year's grant to Vachel Lindsay Association President Nicole Overcash to help with restoring the Vachel Lindsay Home.
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Inaugural Stephens Philanthropy Award Revealed
Judith G. and Harvey B. Stephens honored at Community Foundation's 15th anniversary celebration.
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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.
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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.
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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, 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.


Stephens Philanthropy Award



Judy and Harvey Stephens were instrumental in turning the Community Foundation into what it is today. For
their years of service, the Stephens received the inaugural Stephens Philanthropy Award at the Foundation's 15th anniversary celebration on August 26, 2017.

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

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15th Anniversary Celebration Photos



Take a look at the photos from our 15th anniversary celebration!