EFFINGHAM, ILLINOIS – AUGUST 30, 2021 — Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is pleased to announce the next Fall Grant Cycle for 2021. Grant Opportunities are open from August 30, 2021, to October 1, 2021. Visit the online portal (here) to begin applications.

  1. Create an  account
  2. Complete the eligibility quiz
  3. Review grant programs
  4. Apply

Grant Opportunities

Bill and Jacquelyn Jordan Anderson Fund for Visual Arts provide grants to benefit the arts in Effingham County.

Teutopolis State Bank Designated Fund provides grants for projects that benefit the Teutopolis community in the areas of civic, cultural health, health, education, and social services.

Siemer Milling Company Fund awards grants to programs aimed at developing youth to become extraordinary leaders by investing in the leadership skills required for improving our communities.

Questions? Contact Kristen Bertrand at 217-342-5413 or kristen@enrichingourcommunity.org.


Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation was established in 2009 because of a merger between the Effingham County Community Foundation (est. 1999) and the Mattoon Area Community Foundation (est. 1980). Southeastern Illinois Community Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization managing permanent and non-permanent assets for the long-term benefit of communities in southeastern Illinois.