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As we enter the holiday season, be sure to review our giving deadlines before making your 2019 contribution. Thank you for your continued support of our community.


Macon County – The Community Foundation of Macon County has announced the recipients of the 2019 Community Engagement Grant Awards. $100,000 was awarded in $5,000 and $10,000 increments to the following community programs: Decatur Junior Football League $10,000 South Shores Superstars Chess Club $10,000 Mt. Zion School District SEL Project $10,000 Sangamon Valley Post-Secondary Education […]


We’re proud to share the 2019 Community Foundation Scholarship Recipients. These scholarships are possible each year thanks to the generosity of donors who have established funds to benefit talented young people in our community. Congratulations Class of 2019 graduates!   AFSCME (American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees) Local 612 Scholarship Jacob Powell, Graduate […]


The Community Foundation of Macon County recently awarded microgrant funding for 8 area nonprofits to facilitate capacity building for their organizations. Area nonprofit organizational grants ranged from $500 to $1,500 and were awarded to the following organizations: CASA, Decatur Area Arts Council, Decatur Day Care, Decatur Family YMCA, Decatur Parks Foundation, Girl Scouts of Central […]


The Community Foundation of Macon County launches a new $300,000.00 Community Engagement Grant Program Macon County – The Community Foundation of Macon County is devoted to enhancing the quality of life in Macon County and enriching our community now and in the future. We work with our generous donors to help meet the pressing needs […]