The Community Foundation of Macon County is where generous families, individuals, companies and nonprofits make charitable dollars go the furthest for the permanent good of our community.

We are a 501(c)(3) public charity comprised of more than 334 charitable funds begun by people just like you. Those funds, and the gifts that started them, bear the mark of many donors, not just a select few, which differentiates us from a private foundation.

In short, we’re you’re homegrown community foundation.

We connect you with Macon County’s vital nonprofits. We help them collaborate and grow in effectiveness to improve our collective quality of life.

Our Values

Responsibility: The Foundation is committed to its donors as well as the community it serves.

Service: The Foundation is committed to providing a professional and valuable service to the community by providing vehicles to meet a donor’s personal philanthropic goals.

Trust: The Foundation is committed to the highest ethical and professional standards to earn and maintain the community’s trust.

Leadership: The Foundation is a leader that positively influences the community. The Foundation will bring together community partners to address needs and issues through a collaborative process.

Our Vision

Our vision is to build community philanthropic resources to improve the quality of life for all residents of Macon County.

Our Mission

Our mission is to connect the philanthropic goals of donors with the needs of Macon County, and through leadership and community engagement identify and address those needs.

Interested in learning more?

Talk to us to get access to our deep community connections and expertise to strategize and cultivate your philanthropic passions and legacy.