Month: September 2013

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Partners highlighted in PIN newsletter

Stacy Reed (Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln) and Matt Mendenhall (Community Foundation of the Great River Bend) are highlighted in a Fall 2013 edition of the Partners in Nursing (PIN) newsletter, PinPoint.  Great work, Stacy and Matt!! Click the link below to open the PIN newsletter: PIN_5-2 You can learn more about Partners …

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Quincy news: Private Foundation chooses CF

A private foundation recently gifted assets of nearly $1.5 million to the Community Foundation of the Quincy Area. The private foundation’s trustees gave permission to announce the gift and share why it made the decision to gift all of its assets. “We are also honoring the desire for anonymity,” said Jill Arnold Blickhan, executive director …

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What if…

What if…donors invested just 5% of their wealth in endowed funds at their local community foundations???  How much grantmaking would occur in your community?  What impact would it have?  Which issues are most important to your donors and community…education, fine arts, people in need, mental health, conservation, historic preservation? As we all know, an endowed …

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Invitation to AG event

Alliance members are cordially invited to Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s “Charitable Organization Information Session” on Wednesday, September 18th, from 1-2:30 pm in Chicago. Please click on the following link to open the pdf invitation for details:  IL AG mtg.09.18.13      

Next meeting: Nov 7-8 in DeKalb

The next meeting of the Alliance of IL Community Foundations will be November 7-8 in DeKalb, hosted by the DeKalb County Community Foundation.   Details will be coming soon, but please plan to arrive at least by dinnertime Thursday.  Dan and his staff will send hotel info as soon as they can.