IPCF Seeks Office Manager

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation is seeking a qualified and enthusiastic person to be its Office Manager. This full-time position reports to the Executive Director and will ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the Community Foundation’s office in Bloomington. Administrative Responsibilities Office communication via phone, email and in-person verbal communication Respond as appropriate to requests…

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Nonprofits Workshop, Philanthropy Celebration – Nov. 19, 2020

Each November, Illinois Prairie Community Foundation celebrates local philanthropy with a Nonprofits Workshop and Philanthropy Celebration to honor our Philanthropists of the Year. This year’s events took place virtually on Nov. 19. These two events highlight IPCF’s commitment to local philanthropy. The events kick off with a Nonprofits Workshop in the morning. The noontime Philanthropy Celebration event follows the…

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Youth Engaged in Philanthropy Among McLean County Young Leaders, Mentors Who Will Be Honored

Reposted from The Pantagraph By Paul Swiech BLOOMINGTON — Thirty-one McLean County young leaders, two teams, two nonprofit advocate organizations (including IPCF’s Youth Engaged in Philanthropy group) and two adult mentors have been nominated for service awards sponsored by the nonprofit organization, For A Better Tomorrow. Nominees will be honored at the organization’s annual Why I See You…

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SERVING OTHERS: Bloomington High School Club Focuses on Expanding Literacy

Reposted from The Pantagraph By Lenore Sobota BLOOMINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic slowed but hasn’t stopped a new student club at Bloomington High School dedicated to improving the community through service. “I’m saying ‘service’ intentionally because it’s not just volunteering. The whole idea of service is making a permanent change in the community you’re serving…

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Children’s Discovery Museum, McLean County Unit 5 Distribute 1,000 Activity Kits

Reposted from The Pantagraph By Sierra Henry; Photos by Unit 5 NORMAL — A thousand elementary and junior high students in McLean County Unit 5 all-day camps received STEAM-centered activity kits through the Children’s Discovery Museum and the school district. “We know everyone is working hard to ensure students are receiving the safest, best education possible during…

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Women to Women Fall Forum – Sept. 29, 2020

“Finding Hope in Resilience: Using Resilience as Momentum for Growth and Change” will be the topic of the Women to Women Giving Circle’s virtual Fall Forum. Dara Williamson, M.S.W., will lead the discussion on resilience. The capacity to bounce back from difficulties, resilience is at the core of overcoming toxic stress and trauma. As a…

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IPCF to Recognize Local Philanthropy With Workshop, Celebration Nov. 19

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

Registration Now Open for Nonprofits Workshop & Philanthropy Celebration BLOOMINGTON — Illinois Prairie Community Foundation will celebrate National Philanthropy Week on Nov. 19 with a morning workshop for local nonprofits and a noontime celebration to recognize the annual Philanthropists of the Year. The Philanthropy events will be held via Zoom this year. The morning begins…

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IPCF Offers Women, Youth Grant Opportunities for 2021

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation

BLOOMINGTON, IL – Illinois Prairie Community Foundation will accept applications for grants in two categories from October 1 to October 30, 2020. Grant applicants will find links to the online application forms on the IPCF website at https://ilprairiecf.org/fall-grants. These grants provide support to programs that benefit residents in McLean, DeWitt, Livingston and Logan counties. The…

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