Our Team
Tony Holly

Position: Director of Strategic Grantmaking

Phone: 217.429.3000

E-mail: tholly@maconcountygives.org

I’m not sure I have the words to express how excited I am to be in this role, in the community I grew up in, and having the opportunity to partner with so many great service organizations to help uplift others. We are such a giving community and it’s going to be wonderful to be a part of that.

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