Serving Sangamon and surrounding counties
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.
More than $165,000 in Scholarships, Student of the Year Announced
The Community Foundation scholarship program passed the $1 million milestone in scholarships awarded, as 88 scholarships and scholarship renewals were awarded in 2018.
King's Daughters Awards $200,000 to Programs Serving Seniors
In its 11th year, King's Daughters awarded the most in its history, bringing its total of grantmaking to more than $1.3 million.
Women for Women 2018
The giving circle awarded the most in its history, choosing three organizations that are helping women and children in central Illinois.
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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