News Articles

  • Community Foundation supports young professionals groups

    The Mattoon Area Community Foundation has formed a relationship with a new group to support the activities of young professionals in Coles County.

  • 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.

  • Fuller Scholarship application available

    The Mattoon Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that applications for the 2010 Michael Alan Fuller II Memorial Scholarship are available

  • Williams Scholarship applications available

    Williams Scholarship applications available

    The Arland D. Williams, Jr. Scholarship Committee and the Mattoon Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce that nomination forms for the 2010 scholarship are available.

  • Community Foundation welcomes new board members

    The Mattoon Area Community Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members of their Community Leadership Board. Steve Matheny, Diana Smith, and Sherri Branson will all join the Board in February 2010.

  • 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.

  • Bruce Nims to speak at annual dinner

    "Community Leadership with an Entrepreneurial Attitude" is the title of the keynote address that Bruce Nims will be giving at the SICF Annual Dinner on Saturday, February 26, 2010.

  • Microgrant applications available through goodWORKSconnect.org

    The Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is pleased to announce a new micro-grant program in partnership with the Lumpkin Family Foundation.

  • Lebovitz Lively Arts Scholarship Fund established

    A permanent endowment fund has been established for graduates of Mattoon High School by the late Carl H. Lebovitz.