Tony Holly Named Director of Strategic Grantmaking


The Community Foundation of Macon County today announced Decatur native Tony Holly, as our Director of Strategic Grantmaking.

As a senior member of the CFMC staff, Tony provides leadership, strategic oversight and execution of the Foundation's grant funding and nonprofit engagement. Tony is responsible for the external facing side of the Foundation ensuring that our strategic initiatives are well supported and enhanced through strong community relations, robust philanthropic programs and collaborative programs.

Tony has a a lengthy career in non-profit fundraising, most recently as Community Development Manager in the Indiana and Illinois territories for The American Cancer Society. Tony completed his undergraduate degree from Illinois State University (Normal, IL) and went on to graduate with his Master's in Business Administration from Millikin University.

"We are delighted to have Tony on board. He brings tremendous foresight, knowledge and agility to The Foundation," said Natalie Beck, CFMC President. "The last year saw significant change and increased focus in our strategic grantmaking. As we advance our work, Tony's deep understanding of strategy, and his ability to help our programs grow in size and impact make him the ideal leader for this vital time of serving our community."

In his spare-time he enjoys spending time with his daughter Ava, and coaching the Girl's Volleyball team at Dennis Lab School.