Link to release: CFCI Awards $20,000 for Ongoing COVID-19 Relief Efforts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kristina Rockhold
Director of Communications
The Community Foundation of Central Illinois Awards $20,000 for Ongoing COVID-19 Relief Efforts
June 8, 2021 – The Community Foundation of Central Illinois (CFCI) announced the fourth-round grant recipients of the Central Illinois Disaster Recovery Fund. CFCI funded five organizations to further support their efforts related to COVID-19. These grants will provide flexible financial support to nonprofit partners within the CFCI service area who are still responding to needs as a result of COVID-19.
|Peoria Public Schools Foundation||$5,000|
|Peoria Friendship House||$5,000|
|Illinois Ability Sports||$3,500|
|Braveheart Children’s Advocacy Center||$3,250|
|Ask and Ye Shall Receive||$3,250|
“Through the Central Illinois Disaster Recovery Fund, we have granted over $253,000 to our local nonprofit partners directly supporting residents and families who have been most affected by ongoing health, economic, and social impacts since the onset of COVID-19. We know the need has been great, and we are glad to support them in this way,” said Mark Roberts, President and CEO of CFCI.
About the Community Foundation of Central Illinois
Established in 1985, the Community Foundation of Central Illinois is a philanthropic resource committed to connecting people who care with causes that matter. For more information, please call 309-674-8730, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit communityfoundationci.org.