Impact Central Illinois

Impact Central Illinois is a 501(c)(3) women's collective giving organization serving Central Illinois. To date, we have awarded $924,000 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 & Y On The Fly appear on Business Forward

S04 E06: In Part 1 a three-part series, Matt George talks to Andy Thornton, president/CEO of the Greater Peoria Family YMCA and Jami Trulove of Impact Central Illinois about how the...

ICI & ART Inc appear on Business Forward

S04 E07: In Part 2 of a three-part series, Matt George talks to Jonathan Romain of Art Inc. and Laurie Weaver, president of Impact Central Illinois about a truly accessible new program...

Peoria Rescue Ministries & Safe Families appear on Business Forward

S04 E08: Reclaimed Center for Work-Readiness Training Matt George talks with Jon Rocke, executive director of Peoria Rescue Ministries and Jeanna Oedewaldt, chapter director of Safe...

Impact Central Illinois 2023 Nonprofit Grant Recipients Selected

Members of Impact Central Illinois voted to award grants totaling $325,000 to four local nonprofits on June 6, 2023.

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Upcoming Events

Beyond Giving with ART Inc

Get ready to embark on a journey of education, connection, and learning that goes Beyond Giving - a lunchtime event with our inspiring community partner, ART Inc!  Water and light...

Beyond Giving with Peoria Rescue Ministries

Join us for an impactful lunch hour as we connect with the passionate representatives of Peoria Rescue Mission. Hear firsthand about their incredible efforts to alleviate poverty and...

Impactful Women Luncheon

Elevate Your Impact! Join us at the Annual November Luncheon 

Date: November 6, 2023
Time: Doors open at 11:00 AM for social time 

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