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Emerging Leaders in the Community

Emerging Leaders in the Community The Emerging Philanthropists Fund invigorates young leaders to join together as philanthropists.  The above article by Mark Roberts, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois, appeared in the November 2019 issue of Peoria Magazine. Liz & David Wiest and Ashley Schreck are active members of CFCI’s Emerging […]


Ending Hunger Together launches new collaborative work

The Partnership for a Healthy Community is working in the Tri- County area to improve health outcomes, according to a Thursday, July 18 news release. On Thursday, Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the East Peoria Festival Building, the Partnership will launch the collaborative “What’s Our Recipe” to share projects and mobilize […]


Want to create a fund to support art? Your Community Foundation of Central Illinois can help!

The article below by Doug and Eileen Leunig originally appeared on April 24, 2019. Art: What is it Good For? | How to Become an Arts Advocate by Doug and Eileen Leunig • April 24, 2019 DOUG AND EILEEN LEUNIG One of the benefits in living in central Illinois is that our communities are big enough to […]


CFCI Grants Benefit More Than 20 Non-Profits

HOI ABC News … Daily update April 25, 2019 More than 20 non-profit organizations were awarded grants Tuesday from the Community Foundation of Central Illinois. The awards amounted to $48,356. The focus of Tuesday’s spring grant program was community arts and animal welfare organizations. One of the non-profits getting some money is PAWS Giving Independence. […]


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