Impact100 Grant Recipients Announced

$100,000 in grant funding awarded to area nonprofit organizations focused on social justice and inclusion.

2020 Program Details

In 2020, The Community Foundation of Macon County awarded 8 grants to Macon County Nonprofit Organizations through our Impact100 Grant Program. The funding priority for the 2020 grant cycle was social justice and inclusion. CFMC Board Trustee Judge Lisa Holder White chaired the funding committee. Preference in funding was given to programs that assist and impact the following:

  • People of color
  • Youth and young adults of color ages 11-24 years old
  • People who have been incarcerated
  • Immigrants
  • Vulnerable and marginalized populations
  • Families with low incomes and very low incomes

Organizations were also asked to demonstrate a commitment to racial equity and have executive leadership, board and staff that are representative of the communities served.

2020 Award Winners

  • Salvation Army of Decatur - $5,000
  • Old Kings Orchard Community Center- $9,569
  • CASA - $10,000
  • RESTORE with Project Read - $10,000
  • Boys & Girls Club of Decatur - $15,000
  • Your Money Matters - $15,081
  • MDH Foundation - $15,350
  • African American Cultural & Genealogical Society - $20,000

More Information

Questions about the competitive grant cycle and application process should be directed to Terrence "TAT" Taylor, or by calling 217-429-3000.