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Women to Women Leader Luncheon In the News!

Click to listen in as Sarah Fletcher, CFCI’s Director of Grants and Community Initiatives and Lea Anne Miller, Women’s Fund Advisory Board Chair join Semone on 25 News Today to preview the upcoming Women to Women Leader Luncheon. 


Community Foundation on the Greg & Dan Show – WMBD AM Radio

Listen in as Mark Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of the Community Foundation of Central Illinois (CFCI) is joined by Kim Keenan, Co-Founder of the gitm Foundation, as guests of the Greg & Dan Show on WMBD AM Radio, as they discuss food insecurity, collaboration among key players in our community, and the $40,000 inaugural grant […]


Community Foundation Awards $40,000 to Address Food Insecurity

    The Community Foundation of Central Illinois (CFCI) is pleased to announce the inaugural Ending Hunger Together grant recipient has been chosen. The proposal submitted by HEAL Food System Partners will be awarded $40,000 to help address food insecurity issues in the community. This collaboration includes Tazewell County Health Department (lead agency), the Gitm […]


March 2019 Newsletter

March 2019 Newsletter


February 2019 Newsletter

February 2019 Newsletter


CFCI is proud to support WCBU 89.9

Click here to learn more about Peoria Public Radio 89.9


The PNC Foundation and Ruby K. Worner Charitable Trust Recognized 37 Teachers

WMBD Video Posting: Teachers receive grants for classroom projects PEORIA HEIGHTS – Teachers across Central Illinois are giving a toast to education and excellence. The PNC Foundation and Ruby K. Worner charitable trust recognized 37 teachers. The group of teachers gathered for a luncheon at the Country Club of Peoria. Teachers say the money will […]


Vernon “Butch” Gudat Memorial Scholarship

2019 Butch Gudat Fund Press Release – January 23rd events       2019 marks the 36th anniversary of Captain Vernon “Butch” Gudat’s death fighting the Main Street apartment complex fire in downtown Peoria. Captain Gudat sustained fatal head injuries on January 23, 1983 when a brick wall in the burning building collapsed. He served […]


January 2019 Newsletter

January 2019 Newsletter


December 2018 Newsletter

December 2018 Newsletter


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