Making an Impact

The Community Foundation's community benefactors generously give back to Macon County year after year, changing the lives of thousands of area residents.

The Community Foundation of Macon County lifts up people's lives in a wide variety of ways. From educational grants and scholarships to nonprofit organizations' wish lists and endowments, our community thrives because of our generous donors.

In addition, our area's youth and young adults are learning how to become good stewards of our community through various programs supported by The Community Foundation, including Young Leaders In Action (YLIA).

Impact Numbers

Our Foundation and donors are making a HUGE impact in Macon County.

$5.3 million +

Awarded in grants and scholarships

in 2021

Awarded to 53 Nonprofits

in May 2022

Invested in Education

in 2022

Community Wish List

If you’d like to make a difference but you’re not sure how or where you want to donate, please consider funding one of more items from our Community Wish List.

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