2019 Impact100 honorees

2019 Awardees

  • Decatur Junior Football League - $10,000
  • Chess Team South Shores Elementary - $10,000
  • Mt. Zion Braves Social and Emotional Learning Project - $10,000
  • Sangamon Valley Post-Secondary Education Initiative -$10,000
  • STARR (School for Therapeutic and Recreational Riding) -$10,000
  • Experience ART: Field Trips -$5,000
  • Head Start STEM Labs -$10,000
  • Eisenhower High School Band Instruments -$10,000
  • Enhancing Workplace Learning Experiences for High School Students -$10,000
  • Kids Club of Decatur -$5,000
  • TECH Go Camp -$10,000

2019 Program Details

In 2019, The Community Foundation of Macon County awarded eleven grants to Macon County Nonprofit organizations through the Impact100 Grant Program. CFMC Board Trustee Judge Lisa Holder White chaired the funding committee. The funding priority for the 2019 grant cycle was education and youth programs serving adolescents, ages birth through 18. Eligibility included but was not limited to:

  • Expanding educational opportunities, fostering creativity, and enhancing academic experiences for youth in Macon County
  • Promoting opportunities for youth service, leadership, and development.
  • Supporting programs working with disadvantaged youth and families
  • Providing training and support for educators/providers/families

The recipients of the 2019 Impact100 Grants were notified of their award by June 30 and all grantees were visited by Community Foundation Staff and Board Members to learn more on the impact the organizations have on the citizens of Macon County.