Online Giving

The Community Foundation of Macon County is a local organization with roots in the community. Our staff has extensive knowledge of community issues and needs, enabling us to provide donors with guidance as to where or how to invest their gifts. We provide personalized service tailored to each individual's charitable and financial interests, and are able to facilitate even the most complex forms of giving. By pooling gift dollars with other gifts and grants, we are able to multiply the impact of donations.

Below are just some of the funds you might consider giving to through the Community Foundation:

If you have any questions contact us at 217-429-3000 or by email .

Donate To A Fund

Fund Name
Ad Club Scholarship
AFSCME Local #612 Scholarship
Al Dobbin's Decatur Frontiers Service Club Scholarship for RCC
Alliance of Illinois Community Foundations
Altrusa of Decatur Nancy Muirheid Charitable Fund
A. Marie Romano Potrafka Fund for St. Patrick School
Amos Fonville Scholarship for Richland Community College
Amy Caldwell Memorial Fund
Anita Buckner Scholarship for Boys & Girls Club
Anne Lloyd Endowment Fund for the Decatur Area Arts Council
Batman Family Charitable Fund
Big Brothers, Big Sisters Agency Endowment Fund
Billy Guyse Scholarship for Richland Community College
BKD Charitable Fund
Black Family Charitable Fund
Board Governance Class
Bob and Bev Ketenbrink Community Assistance Fund
Boys and Girls Club of Decatur Fund
Brave Bailey
Brian James Charitable Fund
Brit and Emily Miller Charitable Fund
Burl Stoner Decatur Frontiers Service Club Scholarship for RCC
Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois Charitable Fund
Cannady Cornille Family Trust
CareTrak Delores P. Fleming Fund
Carl and Kathryn Brink Scholarship
Casey Charitable Fund
Central Christian Church Fund
Champions for Children
Charles & Patricia Perkinson Communityworks Fund
Charles William Turner Award Endowment
Charter for Compassion
Chelsea Eugene "Mac" McCoy and Dorothy Mae Clemens McCoy Children of Saint Thomas Grade School Scholarship
Children's Museum Fund
Christmas Scholarship
Clarence Taylor Early Bird Kiwanis Memorial Scholarship at RCC
Class of 1927 Scholarship
Claud Thompson Decatur Industrial Electric Scholarship
Clokey Park Neighborhood
Come Together
Community Grants Endow
Communityworks Fund
Cornelius Diggs Decatur Frontiers Service Club Scholarship for RCC
Cuddy Family Charitable Fund
Cultivating Lives, James Family Fund
Curtis R. & Georgia Ann Pelz Scholarship Fund
Dave Walker Communityworks Fund
David W. and Terri Rathje Family Foundation
Decatur Area Habitat for Humanity
Decatur Christian Education Foundation
Decatur Day Care Designated Fund
Decatur Earthmovers Credit Union Communityworks Endowment
Decatur Fire Local 505 & Auxiliary
Decatur Foundry, Inc. Scholarship
Decatur Public Library
Dell & Evelyn Carroll Scholarship Fund
Dennis Lab School Fund
DLS - Habitat Project
DMCOC Endowment Fund
Dunn Family Charitable Fund
Elfreda Virginia Jacobson Witzemen Memorial Scholarship Fund for RCC
Ellsworth Dansby, Jr Scholarship
Esparaz Charitable Fund II
Everette Ryan Early Bird Kiwanis Scholarship for RCC
Fund for Decatur Schools
Futures Unlimited School Endowment
G1VE 365
Games for Troops
George and Rick Glasscock Memorial Scholarship for Millikin University
Gerald Demirjian Scholarship Fund for Webster Cantrell Hall
Girl Scout Council of Central Illinois Endowment
Girl Scout Council of Central Illinois Endowment 2
Givers Family Foundation Fund
God's Shelter of Love Endowment Fund
Golden K Kiwanis Club of Decatur Scholarship
Governor Oglesby Mansion Agency Fund
Governor Oglesby Mansion Charitable Fund
Grandpa Bud Scholarship for Holy Family
Greenwood Cemetary Fund
Gregory Fombelle Family Foundation
Grow Decatur
Harry Johnston Early Bird Kiwanis Scholarship for RCC
Havana Nights
Heritage Behavioral Health Center Endowment
Homeward Bound Animal Shelter Fund
Horace C. Livingston Memorial Project
Horace G. Livingston, Jr. Davis-Raycraft Memorial Scholarship for RCC
Howard Brown Fund
Illinois Raptor Center
Independence Pointe Endowment Fund
Ivens Memorial Fund
Jack and Olive Langsdorf Charitable Fund
James and Cynthia Neff Charitable Trust
James L and Susan K Wade Family Fund
James W. Thomas Scholarship Fund
John Eugene McCoy II Scholarship for RCC
John Leman ISYM Memorial Scholarship
Johnnie Cleophus Smith Davis-Raycraft Memorial Scholarship for Richland Community College
J. Patrick Mohan Excellence in Education Fund
Judge James B. Parson Davis-Raycraft Memorial Scholarship for RCC
Judith Ann Burnell Edmiston Early Bird Kiwanis Scholarship for Richland Community College
Kathleen Zahner Scholarship Fund
Kathy and Mark Sorensen Family Fund
Kenneth & Mary Davidson Charitable Fund
Leaders Fund
Leading the Way Scholarship
Leavitt-Lee Fund
Lee J. Robinson Charitable Fund
Lenford O’Neal Davis-Raycraft Memorial Scholarship for Richland Community College
Lincoln Square Theater Endowment
Lincoln Trails Boy Scout Charitable Fund
Livasy Family Scholarship for RCC
L. Mark Hanover Scholarship Fund
Loehr Jackson Charitable Fund
Lois Chervinko Memorial Scholarship Fund
Louise A. Fathauer Memorial Fund for Decatur Area Arts Center
Louise "Wegi" Stewart Operating Endowment
LSA Scholarship - Brink
LSA Scholarship - Burdick
LSA Scholarship - Fund I
LSA Scholarship - Horn
LSA Scholarship - Pritts
LSA Scholarship - Tieman
Lucy Lloyd Murphy Operating Endowment
Lynn D Augustine Memorial Scholarship
MacArthur Lady Generals Award
Macon Co. CASA
Macon County Animal Shelter
Macon County Conservation Foundation
Macon County Emergency Response Fund
Macon County Historical Society
Macon County Legacy
Macon LGBTQA Youth
MacPherson Scholarship Fund
Mary Dickey Legacy Fund
Matthew and Natalie Beck Fund
Matthew & Tony Memorial Golf Outing
Matt Laverty Memorial Scholarship Fund
McCoy Designated Scholarship Fund for Millikin
McCoy Holy Family Grade School Scholarship Fund
McCoy Scholarship Fund for St. Teresa High School
McCoy St. James Catholic Grade School Scholarship
McCoy St. Patrick School Scholarship
McCoy St. Thomas Grade School Scholarship Fund
McKinney Family Charitable Fund
MCSWCD Foundation Scholarship
Men Macon a Difference
Metal Building Education Fund
Michael E. Shampine Scholarship Fund
Microgrants Endowment
Millikin University Quarterback Club Scholarship
Moore Family Charitable Fund
Mt. Zion Schools Endowment Fund
Mt. Zion's Fletcher Park Fund
NAACP Student Trip to Washington
NALC Food Drive Fund
Nancy Koopman Memorial Scholarship Fund
NECF Designated Building II
NE Community Building Fund
Noon Kiwanis Club of Decatur
Norman Stewart Education Scholarship Fund
Northeast Community Fund
Northwest Baseball & Softball
Northwest Baseball St. Teresa Banner
Open Hands
Operating Endowment Fund
Oyler, Harold and Rose Romano Fund for St. Patrick Catholic School
Parent Leadership Training Fund
Pass Through
Pelz Family Charitable Fund
Pondelick Matching Fund for DPL
Population Awareness Field of Service Fund
Prairie Flower
Randy L. Kistler Early Bird Kiwanis Scholarship for Richland Community College
Raycraft Family Charitable Fund
Ray Rients Memorial Scholarship
Reverend Mr. Herman Harris Scholarship for Richland Community College
Rita Cornille Memorial Fund for Cancer Care
Roberta K. Gorden Scholarship Fund
Robert L. and Joy Witt Scholarship
Robert Turner Memorial Scholarship Fund
Rock Springs Endowment Fund
Rodney T. Miller Fund
Ron & Kathryn Pate Charitable Fund
Rotary #180 Charitable Fund
Rotary 180 Special Project Fund
Roy Lee Frady Memorial Scholarship for RCC
Samuels, Miller Charitable Fund
Schwandt-Albert Professional Development Fund for RCC
Scott & Lucy Murphy Charitable Fund
Sean and Lee Robinson Foundation
Sertoma Club of Decatur
Shukla-Misra Family Fund
Sister Lucy Education Fund St. Patrick Catholic School
Sons of American Legion Post 105 Scholarship Fund
Sparks Permanent Fund
Staley Credit Union Foundation
SuEllen Brauer Charitable Fund
Susan and David Marshall Millikin Scholarship Fund
Susan and Lloyd Swanson Memorial Scholarship Fund
Susan H and William P Shade III Fund
Symphony Orchestra Guild of Decatur -- Mertz & Fassnacht Piano Scholarships
Teen Health
The Andy and Holly Moore Family Fund
Theatre 7 Endowment
The Barnett Agriculture Education Fund
The Community Foundation Memorial Fund
The Community Foundation of Macon County
The Workers' Memorial
Think Outside the Barn
Thomas Sly Communityworks Memorial Fund
Tomlinson Gates Music Scholarship for Millikin University
United Way Endowment Fund
Verne and June Roby Scholarship for Millikin University
Victory Scholarship Fund
Wade Family Charitable Fund CLAT II
Walter and Inabell Kirby Memorial Scholarship
Walter and Inabell Kirby Scholarship for Central Christian Church
We Are One Community Fund
Webster Cantrell Hall Endowment Fund
Wiesemann Family Scholarship Fund for YLIA
World War II Memorial Endowment
YMCA Endowment Fund
YMCA Soccer Scholarship Fund
Young Leaders in Action (YLIA)
Yuhas Charitable Fund
Zannie Rawls, Jr. Memorial Scholarship