CFCI Fund List


Unrestricted Funds remain in perpetuity to address needs within our community as they change over time. A community-based committee reviews and approves grants, then awards them in the fund holder’s name.

Glen A. Barton Endowment Fund
Marion and Warren Bohner Fund
James and Rosella Bubert Charitable Fund
Ross E. and Susan M. Canterbury Fund
Caterpillar Community Leadership Fund
CFCI Administrative Unrestricted Endowment Fund
Community Impact Fund
The Dr. Paul Dirkse Endowment Fund
Pete and Mildred Donis Charitable Fund
William and Marilyn Engel Charitable Fund
John H. “Ted” and Betty Flora Charitable Fund
Scott Heimdal Fund
The Louise Flora Howard Memorial Fund
Paul Jackson Fund
Norma M. and Keith G. Johnson Charitable Fund
William L. and Mary E. Kella Fund
Lee L. Morgan and Mary H. Morgan Endowment
Louis and Selma Neumiller Fund
Gordon S. and Jean H. Peters Charitable Fund
Sandra L. Stemler Endowment Fund
Field and Jeannine Triebel Unrestricted Charitable Fund
Sandra and Richard Ullman Unrestricted Charitable Fund


Field of Interest Funds can be donor-directed for a particular purpose, such as literacy or art education. CFCI then selects the organizations that best serve the donor’s charitable intent.


Designated Funds allow donors to choose the charitable organizations they wish to receive support from their funds.

Owen H. Ackerman Family Charitable Fund
Nick Adkins Class of ‘52 Fund
CFCI Administrative Endowment Fund
Patricia Barton Arts Exhibition Fund
Particia Barton Charitable Gift for Women Fund
Bernita A. Otto Charitable Fund
Buesing Alzheimer Remembrance Fund
The Merrill and Mary Buesing Charitable Endowment Fund
Leone Burwash Estate Endowment Fund
The Mary Eileen Carroll Charitable Fund
Carolyn C. Catton Charitable Fund
Leroy E. and Florence A. Chinn Charitable Fund
Leo E. and Eileen B. Christian Family Fund
Central Illinois Epilepsy Foundation Fund
Community Crisis Center Fund
Dewitt Nelson Charitable Fund
Father Tom Henseler Fund
Janice E. and James T. Cunningham Endowment Fund
John F. Gilligan Community-Based Psychiatry Fund
Merle H. and Barbara J. Glick Fund
Home for the Holidays Fund
Hult Center for Healthy Living, Inc., SOS/Hope Suicide Prevention Program Endowment Fund
Chip and Nancy Otto Family Fund
Peoria Audubon Society Sanctuary Endowment Fund
City of Peoria for Full Service Community School Fund
Roanoke, IL Charitable Fund
The Rudy Singleton Memorial Endowment Fund
The Harold and Dorothy Sherman Memorial Charitable Fund
The Raymond F and Dorothy H Sitton Education Fund
Stark Fund
Springdale Cemetery Prairie Gardens Maintenance Fund
Eugene and Harriett Swager Fund
Jack C. Sweney NonEndowment Fund


Donor Advised Funds allow donors to actively participate in the grant making process by recommending to the Foundation the purpose or charitable organization that might receive available grant dollars.

Nick and Sandra Adkins Fund
Anonymous Fund
John and Libby Black Foundation for Life Fund
Golden Bantam Fund
Brenda Epley Homeless Children’s Fund
Jim and Sally Fassino Charitable Fund
Steve and Bonnie Gosselin Family Charitable Fund
Vernon “Butch” Gudat Charitable Fund
The Charles and Kimberly Hemmer Charitable Fund
The Heward Charitable Fund
Holmes Family Fund
Dr. James C. and Arlys R. Hunt Fund
The Karl B. and Cheryl J. Kuppler Charitable Fund
Rex and Laurie Linder Charitable Fund
Terry and Laura Machetti Family Charitable Fund
Creve Coeur Club Robert H. Michel Endowed Fund
Edward C. and Carol A. Moehle Charitable Fund
Nickerson Family Fund
The Stella O’Hanlon Memorial Endowment Fund
Adolph Sr., Helen B., Elmer and Adolph Pletsch Memorial Fund
The PNC Fund
Mike and Cheryl Quine Charitable Fund
The Rotary Club of Peoria Endowment Fund
Violet Family Fund
Robert and Lois Wendle Charitable Fund
The Yeomans Fund
The Zika Family Charitable Fund


A Pass-Through Fund provides a conduit through which charitable contributions flow towards a specific project, program, or area of interest that positively impacts the quality of life in central Illinois.

CGN and Associates Charitable Fund
Delavan Summer Band Concert Fund
District 150 Emergency Grants Fund
Duane and Polly Heward Memorial Fund
East Bluff Community Center Fund GACA Fund
Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois, Inc. Employee Scholarship Fund
GP 2030 Fund
Illinois Mutual Employees Children Scholarship Fund
The Knollcrest Homeowners Association Fund
The Leonard Marshall Memorial Plaza Fund
Peoria NEXT Foster Fund for the Glen A. Barton Science and Technology Education Grants
Peoria Police Explorers Fund
City of Peoria Sister City Fund
Eugene C and Harriett P Swager Designated Fund Number Two
WMBD Children’s Fund
Women’s Fund Operating Non-Endowment Fund
The Wyman Family Charitable Fund


Agency Endowment Funds allow charitable organizations to establish a fund to provide financial support to the organization for a specific project or program. CFCI provides professional investment services for the funds contributed.

The ADDWC Endowment Fund
Advocates for Access Endowment Fund
AMC Foundation Fund of Central IL Youth Symphony
Contemporary Art Center Endowment Fund
CASA of Peoria County Endowment Fund
Counseling and Family Services of Peoria Endowment Fund
Children’s Home Fund
Central Illinois Friends of PWA, Inc. Endowment Fund
Central IL Youth Symphony Fund
The Christ Lutheran Church of Peoria Endowment Fund
Delavan School Fitness Center Endowment Fund
Peoria School District 150 Foundation Fund
East Peoria Elementary School District 86 Foundation
Epilepsy Foundation of Central IL Fund
Fine Arts Society of Peoria Fund
Friends of Peoria Public Library Endowment Fund
The Forman Valley Community Foundation Fund
Germantown Hills School District 69 Fund
Goodwill Industries of Central Illinois, Inc. Fund
Haiti Mission Connection Robert J. Flaherty Endowment Fund
Heartland Community Health Clinic Endowment Fund
The Laura and Rex Linder Family Endowment Fund for Easter Seals
Look. It’s My Book!
The James A. Maloof Ballet Endowment Fund
Mental Health Association of Illinois Valley Fund
Morton Community Foundation Fund
MTHS Educational Fund
Oak Bluff Preserve Stewardship Endowment Fund
Peoria Academy of Science Endowment Fund
Peoria Academy of Science Scholarship Fund
Peoria Academy of Science Treasure Hunt Fund
Keep Peoria Beautiful
PAWAC Founder’s Circle Endowment Fund
PAWAC General Fund
Peoria Area Civic Chorale Endowment Fund
Peoria Garden Club Fund
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois Fund
The Stark County Communities Fund
Springdale Historic Preservation Foundation Endowment Fund
The Sun Foundation for Advancement in the Environmental Sciences and Arts, Inc.
The Elmer Szepessy Endowment Fund/sub-fund of Central Illinois Youth Symphony
The Majory Szepessy Endowment Fund/sub-fund of Central Illinois Youth Symphony
Tri-County (Peoria) Urban League, Inc. Endowment Fund
First United Methodist Church of Pekin Endowment Fund
University United Methodist Church Endowment Fund
Washington Community Foundation
Women’s Lifestyle Educational Fund
Greater Peoria Family YMCA Endowment Fund