Community Foundation of Central Illinois Awards More Than $82,000 in Community Grants Program
The Community Foundation of Central Illinois is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors has approved the Distribution Committee’s recommendation to fund 23 grant proposals during the September 2011 funding cycle, granting in excess of $82,000.
“In an economy where every single charitable dollar is critically important, we are pleased to provide more than $82,000.00 in funding to 23 worthy organizations in Central Illinois”- Mark Roberts, CEO, Community Foundation of Central Illinois.
The following non-profit organizations received funding during the September 2011 Community Grants cycle:
The American Cancer Society, IL Division, Inc. was awarded $5000 for: Patient Navigation program from the Caterpillar Community Leadership Fund and the Eugene & Harriett Swager Fund.
The American Red Cross was awarded $7150 for: Youth Education program from the Fontaine Earle Fund.
Bureau County Health and Wellness Clinic NFP, Inc. was awarded $5000 for: Primary Medical Services for Uninsured & Low Income clients from the Community Impact Fund.
The Center For Prevention of Abuse was awarded $2500 for: Making Our Shelter a Home: Protecting Victims of Violence from Bed Bugs from the Merle and Barbara Glick Fund.
Central Illinois Youth Symphony was awarded $1050 for: Trumpet Masters Class & Clinics from the George A. Fulton Charitable Fund and the Eugene & Harriett Swager Fund.
Common Place, Inc. was awarded $5388 for: Soul Expression from the Robert W. Leu Family Charitable Fund and the Eugene & Harriett Swager Fund.
Crittenton Center was awarded $3700 for: High Reach Curriculum from the Pete and Mildred Donis Charitable Fund, the Cilcorp Education Fund, and the Eugene & Harriett Swager Fund.
Easter Seals was awarded $4125 for: Care Coordination and Counseling Services-CIOAT from the Scott Heimdal Fund.
Girl Scouts of Central Illinois was awarded $3000 for: Automated External Defibrilators for Camp Tapawingo from the Thomas and Ellen Foster Fund and the Eugene & Harriett Swager Fund.
Heart of Illinois Harvest was awarded $1186 for: Transportation of Donated Food from the Merle and Barbara Glick Fund.
Mental Health Association of Illinois Valley was awarded $2840 for: Mental Health Matters-Community Education program from the Whitney Grotts Endowment Fund.
Methodist Medical Center of Illinois was awarded $3700 for: Healthy Living from the Sandra and Richard Ullman Unrestricted Charitable Fund.
PARC was awarded $2554 for: Young Adults Educational program from the Mental Health Remembrance Leadership Fund, the Thomas and Ellen Foster Fund, and the Eugene & Harriett Swager Fund.
Peoria Ballet was awarded $4000 for: Sugar Plum Dreams from the Russell F. & Eleanor Sikes Peters Performing Arts Fund, and the Eugene & Harriett Swager Fund.
Peoria Promise Foundation was awarded $5000 for: Year 4 Funding from the Yeomans Fund.
Peoria Symphony Orchestra was awarded $5000 for: Educational Outreach for 2011-2012 Season from the Louis and Selma Neumiller Fund, the Mildred L. Arends Musical & Cultural Activities Fund, and the Eugene & Harriett Swager Fund.
Special Olympics Illinois was awarded $1663 for: Young Athletes from the William L & Mary E. Kella Fund, the Marion & Warren Bohner Fund, and the Eugene & Harriett Swager Fund.
TEEN Challenge was awarded $656.28 for: Stay Sharp from the Merle and Barbara Glick Fund.
University of Illinois Springfield was awarded $8855 for: UIS Conservation Academy from the CFCI Community Works Endowment Fund, the Stephen A. & Bonnie Gosselin Community Works Fund, and the Rinkenberger Community Works Fund.
Westminster Infant Care Center was awarded $2800 for: Transportation program from the Ross E. and Susan M. Canterbury Fund and the For the Family Fund.
Why Not Now? Inc was awarded $1700 for: A New Dock from the Louise Flora Howard Memorial Fund and the Marion and Warren Bohner Fund.
Women's Pregnancy Center was awarded $4200 for: Classes for Cribs program from the Caterpillar Community Leadership Fund.
YWCA of Pekin was awarded $1667 for: Living with Literature-Writing Our Stories program from the Merle and Barbara Glick Fund.