Recipients of 2018 Bill and Jacquelyn Jordan Anderson Visual Arts grants announced

Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is pleased to announce that three area nonprofits have been named recipients of the 2018 Bill and Jacquelyn Jordan Anderson Visual Arts grant. A total of $5,000 has been awarded to Arts Connection of Central Illinois, Effingham Art Guild and Effingham Artisan Fair.

(Above) Arts Connection of Central Illinois received $2,250 for its summer youth theatre camp hosted at the Effingham Performance Center. Pictured (L-R) Rich Jorn (Executive Director, Arts Connection of Central Illinois) and Amanda Lessley (President/CEO, Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation). Photo provided by Gary Stanfield of Riviera Records.

(Above) Effingham Art Guild received $750 for the Effingham County Children’s Art Show. Pictured (L-R) Carolyn Lambert (Executive Director, Effingham Art Guild) and Amanda Lessley (President/CEO of Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation).

(Above) Effingham Artisan Fair received $2,000 in support of its programming expenses. Pictured (L-R) Lisa Elliot (Co-Director, Effingham Artisan Fair) Amanda Lessley (President/CEO of Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation) and Cottie Dial (Co-Director, Effingham Artisan Fair).

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