The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois (CFECI) will be awarding $50,000 in grants to strengthen the nonprofit sector as part of its vision of raising the quality of life throughout the region it serves. First offered in 2022 in celebration of the Community Foundation’s 50th anniversary, this grant cycle supports the capacity of nonprofit [...]

Date: Thur. Feb. 29, 2024
Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Location: by Zoom

The Community Foundation of East Central Illinois (CFECI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Allison Winter as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. With a robust background in philanthropy and business development spanning two decades, Winter brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success to her role at CFECI. [...]

Date: Tues. Jan. 30, 2024
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Location: Champaign Public Library

Date: Wed. Dec. 13, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: by Zoom

Community Foundation of East Central Illinois Launches Search for Next CEO to Lead Continued Excellence as Current CEO Departs Champaign, IL – After five years of dedicated service, Angie Hatfield Marker, President & CEO of the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois (the Foundation), has announced her resignation to pursue a new professional opportunity. The [...]

Date: Tues. Nov. 7, 2023
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Location: Champaign Public Library

Applications for the 2023 Community Commitment Grant cycle are now available.  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 Illinois.  The [...]

Date: Tues. Oct. 10, 2023
Time: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Location: Champaign Public Library