Welcome to Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Our Mission

We connect people who care with causes that matter.

Explore our website and let us know how we can help you fulfill your charitable goals. Illinois Prairie Community Foundation provides a simple and powerful approach to charitable giving. We make it possible for individuals, families and organizations to custom-design their own named funds and/or support existing funds that reflect their charitable goals and interests. (Download Our Brochure)


Make your reservations now – The Women to Women Giving Circle’s Summer Celebration
June 30, 2015, 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Crestwicke Country Club. Hear updates from the recipients of Women to Women Giving Circle grants and network with others who are interested in addressing issues and challenges for local women and girls.
Call (309) 662-4477 or email kdavis@ilprairiecf.org

2015 Philanthropist of the Year nominations
Do you know someone who is always ready to help with time and treasure? Someone who is a proven leader with the ability to help others engage in making our communities better? We encourage you to nominate that individual, couple, or family residing in McLean, DeWitt, Livingston or Logan County to be the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation 2015 Philanthropist of the Year. They will be honored at the Celebrating Local Philanthropy Luncheon at the Normal Marriott on November 18, 2015. Click here for criteria and nomination form. Deadline for nominations is July 31.

IPCF’s 2014 Annual Report is available for review by clicking here.

New Funds

Sugar Grove Nature Center Endowment
Located in Funks Grove, just south of Bloomington-Normal on Old Route 66, Sugar Grove Nature Center provides a place where individuals can experience, study, and enjoy the environment and history of Funks Grove, and as a result, be inspired to become responsible stewards of the environment. The Sugar Grove Nature Center Endowment will help ensure that quality programs, exhibits, activities and the grounds themselves will be available for generations to come. Donate now to help meet a matching funds challenge.

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