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Community Foundation of East Central Illinois gave grants to 26 area nonprofits

Community Foundation of East Central Illinois distributed $116,000 to 26 nonprofits through their Community Commitment Grants. It’s the most they’ve ever given in their 50 years of existence. The grants are funded primarily through donor endowment funds, and are meant to be used for “purchase of durable goods or capital items not typically covered by other granting bodies.” A committee of community members and CFECI board members select recipients from organizations that have applied. Here are this year’s grant awardees:

4 Osprey, Champaign County Environmental Stewards, Champaign County Health Care Consumers, Channing-Murray Foundation, Community Resource & Counseling Center, Crisis Nursery, Cunningham Children’s Home, Developmental Services Center, Fair Hope Children’s Ministry, First Presbyterian Church, Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, Piatt County, Mental Health Center, Promise Healthcare, Real Life Families, Sola Gratia Farm, Survivor Resource Network, The Land Connection, The Salvation Army of Champaign County, The, Well Experience, WEFT Community Radio, Willow Tree Missions

Top photo from The Land Connection Facebook page.

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