Coles County News Articles

  • Mattoon residents support two new Mattoon High School scholarships

    Mattoon residents support two new Mattoon High School scholarships

    Mattoon Area Community Foundation has accepted two new scholarship funds for Mattoon High School graduates – The Florence Parker Fund and the Mattoon High School Alumni Scholarship Fund.

  • Update on BigAl Golf Classic

    On August 21st, at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon, 144 golfers turned out to remember Michael Alan Fuller II at the 2010 BigAl Golf Classic fundraiser. Ten scholarships will be awarded to graduating seniors from Mattoon High School in 2011 because of the success from this year's Golf Classic.

  • CommunityWorks Grant awarded to Thomas Lincoln Cemetery

    Stan McMorris and the Thomas Lincoln Cemetery Association have been awarded a $2,000 grant from the Mattoon Area Community Foundation CommunityWorks Fund to install a war memorial on the cemetery grounds.

  • Mattoon Community Arts Center RFP

    The Lumpkin Family Foundation, in collaboration with the Mattoon Area Community Foundation, The Mattoon Arts Council and the City of Mattoon, is seeking qualified proposals for consulting services to assist in developing the concept of a Mattoon Community Arts Center (MCAC).

  • 2010 Mattoon Area Community Foundation Scholarship Recipients

    The Mattoon Area Community Foundation has made scholarship announcements for the Mike James Memorial Scholarship, Michael Alan Fuller II Memorial Scholarship and the Arland D. Williams Jr. Scholarship.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.