Impact Central Illinois

Impact Central Illinois is a 501(c)(3) women's collective giving organization serving Central Illinois. To date, we have awarded $595,000 to local nonprofit organizations.

Together we can make a significant difference in our community and help women achieve their full philanthropic capacity. Our diverse membership includes women of all ages and perspectives, each in a different spot on her philanthropic journey. Our goal is to empower women and make an extraordinary impact in our Central Illinois communities.

Who we are

Collective Giving Model

By pooling our financial resources we can make a significant difference in our community

Yearly Grants Awarded

Each year, we work together to determine worthy, local, non-profits to receive our grants.

Commitment to Making an IMPACT

We are committed to excellence in everything we do. The joy will be in discovering how good we can be together.

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Recent News

ICI Appears on Business Forward with Matt George

Laurie Weaver, President and Cathy Kwon, Marketing Chair, Talk all things "Impact" on WTVP Business Forward

ICI Awards $260,000 to 4 Nonprofits

Impact Central Illinois (501c3) is thrilled to announce their 2021/2022 Grant Recipients. The four winners are: Dream Center Peoria - $110,000 Lutheran Social Services of Illinois...

Center for Prevention of Abuse & St Paul's/Urban Acres Awarded our 2021 Grants

Each nonprofit was awarded a grant for $102,500 for project funding!

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Upcoming Events

Beyond Giving: Discussion on Homelessness with Dream Center

Join us as we meet with a representative of the Dream Center to discuss what it is really like to be homeless in Central Illinois.
Lunch will NOT be served so bring you own lunch...

GRC - LOI Review Meetings

Review meeting to determine proposals to invite to the Financial Integrity & Full Grant Application phases.

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