Giving to  Illinois Prairie Community Foundation is one of the easiest ways you can be philanthropic and support our community. The Community Foundation allows you to establish a fund that will be overseen within the larger foundation. Illinois Prairie Community Foundation is a tax-exempt, public charity managed by a small staff and board of directors who evaluate and assess emerging community needs and support donors who want to support and fulfill those needs.

We offer a variety of ways for you to give to the Community Foundation in a variety of ways – all in an effort to improve our community. Please email us or call us at 309-662-4477 for more information about setting up your own fund.

Donor Advised Funds

Enable donors to have ongoing involvement in the use of charitable gifts to the Community Foundation.

Endowed Funds

Principal remains intact while only a portion of fund's earnings are available to be spent each year

Fiscal Sponsorship Funds

An alternative to starting your own non profit, where the Community Foundation sponsors a project

Scholarship/Memorial Funds

Provide scholarship gifts or honor the memory of a person who has passed.

Field of Interest Fund

A fund that is used for a specific charitable purpose such as education or health research