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Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Thanks to a grant in the amount of $1,800 from the Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, the United Way of Logan County is excited to announce that we will begin introducing the Dolly Parton Imagination Library to Logan County pre-school children.  Inspired by her father’s inability to read and write Dolly started her Imagination Library in 1995...
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
SPRINGFIELD – The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and United Way of Central Illinois announced today the fifth round of COVID-19 Response Fund grant recipients. In total, $125,500 was awarded to the following organizations: The Salvation Army Clear Lake Corps and Community Center-$25,000 Springfield Branch NAACP- $25,000 Ronald...
Saturday, April 18, 2020
SPRINGFIELD – The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and United Way of Central Illinois announced today the fourth round of COVID-19 Response Fund grant recipients. In total, $80,000 was awarded to the following organizations: Springfield Urban League Inc.- $15,000 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Illinois- $10,000 Boys & Girls...
Saturday, April 18, 2020
SPRINGFIELD – The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and United Way of Central Illinois announced today the third round of COVID-19 Response Fund grant recipients. In total, $49,500 was awarded to the following organizations: • Abundant Faith Ministry- $10,000• American Red Cross- $1,000• Catholic Charities- $10,000• Community Action...
Saturday, April 18, 2020
SPRINGFIELD – The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and United Way of Central Illinois announced today the second round COVID-19 Response Fund grant recipients. In total, $40,000 was awarded to the following organizations: • The Parent Place – $15,000• Fifth Street Renaissance – $10,000• Mini O’Beirne Crisis Nursery – $5,000• Meals on...
Saturday, April 18, 2020
SPRINGFIELD – The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and United Way of Central Illinois announce Central Illinois Foodbank as the initial grant recipient of the COVID-19 Response Fund. The grant, totaling $30,000, will be used to purchase non-perishable foods for an increasing number of Springfield-area families and individuals facing...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
The United Way of Logan County thanks Missy Koning of Lincoln Community High School for her years of service on the Board of Directors. Ms. Koning served in many ways, including holding the office of recording secretary for the board. She was always willing to volunteer to help with activities that helped our community! Thank you for your...
Wednesday, February 5, 2020
The United Way of Logan County thanks Veronica Ohler for her years of service on the board of directors. During her tenure, Ms. Ohler served in various capacities including Board President. Her leadership and willingness to volunteer as a board member and in her role with the annual campaign at Eaton in Lincoln has had a positive impact on the...

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