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The mission of the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation (formerly the Effingham County Community Foundation) is to enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Effingham County by identifying and addressing current and anticipated community needs and raising, managing, and distributing funds for charitable purposes in the area of civic, cultural, health, education, and social services.

Recent News from Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation


Newton Community High School receives grant - Effingham Daily News
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation announced a $500 grant from Dan Hecht Chevrolet Toyota to the Newton Community High School auto...more

Michael Alan Fuller II Memorial Scholarship awarded to seventeen Mattoon High School graduates
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

Photo submitted by Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation. For Immediate Release – August 6, 2021. Michael Alan Fuller II Memorial...more

Ralph and June Kidwell named 2020 Richard C. Siemer Outstanding Philanthropists
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

The Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Board of Directors named Ralph and June Kidwell as posthumous recipients of the 2020 Richard...more

Community Foundation Scholarship Applications Open To Effingham County Students
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

Applicants must complete the Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation Common Scholarship application, a general application that determines...more

Effingham County CommunityWorks Endowment awards $5K to Chamber Foundation
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation recently announced the Effingham County Chamber Foundation as the 2020 recipient of a $5,000...more

Effingham County CommunityWorks Endowment Awards $5000 To The Chamber Foundation In ...
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

Effingham, IL -(Effingham Radio)- Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation recently announced the Effingham County Chamber Foundation as...more

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation announces recipients of COVID-19 Relief grants
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation, Lumpkin Family Foundation

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation announces recipients of COVID-19 Relief grants. / MyRadioLink.com. Aug 5, 2020 1:24 PM....more

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation announces recipients of COVID-19 Relief grants
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation, Lumpkin Family Foundation

(EFFINGHAM, Illinois – August 5, 2020) Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is pleased to announce that it awarded $86,350 to the...more

Runde Medical Clinic Joins Cause To Share LeAnn's Light
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

The Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. All gifts are tax deductible to the extent of the law. LeAnn's...more

Mattoon High School Alumni Scholarship awards $14000 to MHS seniors
Foundation: Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation

Photo submitted by Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation. (MATTOON, Illinois – July 1, 2020) Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation...more



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