Applications for the annual Community Commitment Grant cycle will become available in August.  Endowed funds from donors who have left a legacy for the future are the primary source of ongoing funding for these grants. Community Commitment Grants, unlike many other grant opportunities, are awarded each year to nonprofits that serve residents of east central [...]

COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AWARDS $83,381 TO 28 ORGANIZATIONS THROUGH COMMUNITY COMMITMENT GRANTS Champaign, IL, January 3, 2019 – The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois continues to improve the quality of life for residents living in its service area. This month, the Foundation was pleased to award $83,381 in grant funding to [...]

The Community Foundation is accepting applications for the 2018 Marajen Stevick Foundation grant cycle.  Eligible applications will relate to one of the following three areas: The elevation or enhancement of the quality of life for senior citizen Reading and writing programs that promote or foster excellence in public and private schools at primary, secondary or [...]

Jointly funded by the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois and the Lumpkin Family Foundation, these grants provide a maximum of $1,500 for organizations to send staff or board members to conferences or to bring training opportunities in-house. Applications are due by midnight July 31, 2017. Click here for application. SaveSave SaveSave

  The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois announced 26 nonprofit recipients of nearly $80,000 from the 2016 Annual Community Commitment Grants. Community Commitment Grants are funded by the Foundation’s endowment funds. Each year, nonprofits in a nine-county service area are offered the opportunity to apply for grants for durable goods or capital items not typically [...]