$30,000 in Arts/Summer Camp Grants Announced

Macon County – Ten Central Illinois organizations have been selected to receive a total of $30,000 in arts/summer camp grant funding. This funding is part of the $1 million Moving Forward grant program established by the Heart of Illinois Community Foundation (HICF) and Decatur Earthmover Credit Union (DECU).

Arts/summer camp grant funding supports art and summer camp programs located in the areas HICF and DECU serve. Each organization will receive $3,000 in grant funding to provide scholarships for those demonstrating a financial need, field trip opportunities, and any other program related expenses.

2024 Moving Forward Arts/Camp Grants

Macon County

  • Decatur Family YMCA for Camp Sokkia
  • Macon County Conservation District for Summer Camps for Kids
  • Decatur Park District for their summer camp program at the DISC
  • Decatur Park District for BOSS Program
  • Decatur Christian Summer Hop Program
  • Passion Community Church Kidz Camp

Piatt County

  • Allerton Park & Retreat Center for Summer Day Camp Programming
  • Cerro Gordo Park Rec Program

Moultrie County

  • Little Theatre on the Square Summer Camp for Ages 7-15

Dewitt County

  • Little Galilee Christian Camp

Questions about the arts/summer camp grants should be directed to Natalie Beck at nbeck@heartofillinois.org or 217.429.3000.