For Good, For Ever
For East Central Illinois

Our Vision

To raise the quality of life throughout East Central Illinois

Our Mission

To promote philanthropy in an impartial, unbiased, ethical way, with a commitment to inclusiveness, and to bring together people and resources to identify and address present and emerging community needs.

Our Community Impact


485

Nonprofit Organizations
and Causes Served

$21M

Distributed to Nonprofits
in East Central Illinois

$32M

in Total Assets
for CFECI in 2021

$6M

in Support Received
During 2021

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Welcome to CFECI

The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois is a publicly-supported 501(c)(3) tax-exempt philanthropic organization created in 1972 to encourage and receive contributions establishing endowments for the long-term benefit of east central Illinois. It does not conduct programs of its own, nor is it a fund-raising organization. It supports and serves its donors by managing and administering endowed funds that have been donated for philanthropic purposes.

The Community Foundation accepts contributions from a wide range of donors, including individuals, businesses, corporations, families and other organizations, all of which share a vision of enhancing the quality of life in their community.

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ED Leadership Network

Date: Thur. Jan. 12, 2023
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual session on Zoom

Feb 2023 Board Bootcamp-no text

Board Bootcamp: Understanding the Nonprofit Sector

Date: Wed. Feb. 15, 2023
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: Virtual Webinar

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Board Bootcamp: So You Want to Join a Nonprofit Board

Date: Thur. Mar. 30, 2023
Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Location: Champaign Public Library

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