Effingham County News Articles

  • 2010 Grant Applications Available

    $29,400 will be available this year to assist nonprofit organizations in efforts related to visual arts, youth initiatives, workforce development, child care and early childhood education, and land use and protection.

  • Facklam Scholarship applications available

    Applicants must be a Teutopolis High School graduating senior who will be continuing his/her education at a college or university.

  • RMT Scholarship Applications Available

    This new scholarship award is open to anyone that is a graduate from an Effingham County high school. This includes: St. Anthony, Effingham, Altamont, Beecher City, Teutopolis, and Dieterich High Schools.

  • East Central Illinois Philanthropy Center to Host Grant Finding Session

    Attend a free Grant Finding Session at the Helen Matthes Library in Effingham and find the grant resources your school, nonprofit, place of worship, or community group needs.

  • Sports Center moving forward with new look and design

    The re-design of the Sports Center project is nearly completed!

  • Community Foundation awards grants

    The Effingham County Community Foundation recently announced $17,000 in grants this year to assist nonprofit organizations in efforts related to visual arts, youth initiatives, workforce development, child care and early childhood education, and land use and protection.

  • Effingham County Community Foundation has a new home!

    Effingham County Community Foundation has a new home!

    The Effingham County Community Foundation office has moved to the ground floor office at 300 East Washington Avenue.

  • Effingham County Community Foundation fills board seat

    Effingham County Community Foundation fills board seat

    The board of directors of the Effingham County Community Foundation recently appointed Mr. Chuck Deters to a five year term on the board.

  • Facklam Scholarship awarded to Beth Kreke

    Beth plans to attend Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville in the fall to study nursing with the objective of becoming a pediatric nurse practitioner.