2019 Spring Grants Media Advisory 4.18.19
On Tuesday, April 23, 2019 the Community Foundation of Central Illinois (CFCI) will host its Spring Grants Reception
from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. to recognize the recipients of the Community Arts Grants, The Arts Mean Business Fund Grant,
and the Jean M. Ligon Animal Welfare Grants. Through the support of our generous donors, CFCI was able to award
a total of $48,356 to nonprofit organizations providing arts and animal welfare related programs and services in
Peoria and surrounding communities.
A full list of current 2019 grant recipients is available online at www.communityfoundationci.org under the “For
Grant Seekers” section.
2019 Spring Grants Reception: Representatives from nonprofit organizations that are the recipients of the 2019
Community Arts Grants, The Arts Mean Business Fund Grant, and the Jean M. Ligon Animal Welfare Grants will join
the CFCI Board of Directors, review committee volunteers, CFCI fund holders and their fellow nonprofit colleagues
for a brief reception celebrating their receipt of over $48,000 in grant support. A brief program will begin at 3:15
p.m. during which CFCI CEO Mark Roberts and Sarah Fletcher, Director of Grants and Community Initiatives, will say
a few words and present the recipients with their grant awards.
Life Together Center – Trinity Room
3625 North Sheridan Road, Peoria, IL 61604
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (brief program at 3:15 p.m.)
CFCI will present grant awards to nonprofit recipients of the Community Arts Grants, The Arts Mean Business Fund
Grant and the Jean M. Ligon Animal Welfare Grants.
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 or visit