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Community Foundation Celebrates Local Philanthropy

Illinois Prairie Community Foundation will celebrate National Philanthropy Day (November 15) with a morning workshop for local nonprofits and a luncheon to recognize the annual Philanthropists of the Year. The Celebrating Local Philanthropy events will be held at the Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 8 Traders Circle, Normal.

  The morning begins with the nonprofits workshop for staff, board members, and volunteers of nonprofits entitled “Nonprofit Board of Directors: Creating and Maintaining an Effective, Engaged Board.” The workshop will take place from 8:30 to 11:30am, with check-in beginning at 8am. A panel of local experts will examine a variety of topics relating to boards, including Functionality — Size, Term Limits, Continuing Education; Recruitment/Orientation; Participation/Expectations (Time, Financial); Responsibilities/Accountability; Governance; Communication with Staff and Constituents; and Best Practices and Challenges. Round-table discussions will follow with panelists and participants.
The Celebrating Local Philanthropy Luncheon will honor 2018 Philanthropists of the Year, Duane and Toni Farrington of Bloomington. The luncheon will be from noon to 1pm, with check-in beginning at 11:30am.
“The Farringtons exemplify the spirit of philanthropy through their involvement in and support of numerous community organizations during the 14 years they have lived in our community,” said IPCF Executive Director Greg Meyer.

    Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, now in its 20th year, encourages and facilitates philanthropy in McLean, DeWitt, Livingston, and Logan counties by connecting donors who care with causes that matter to them. The Foundation currently manages assets of more than $16.5 million in 160 funds, including endowments and donor-advised, fiscal sponsorship and scholarship funds. More information is available at ilprairiecf.org.

Morning Workshop
& Luncheon Nov. 15th

    Registration for both the workshop and the luncheon are now open. Cost of the workshop is $25 per person; two people from the same nonprofit organization may attend for the price of one. Cost of the luncheon is $40 per person. A vegetarian meal option is available for lunch attendees.

    For more information or to register, visit www.ilprairiecf.org-celebrating-local-philanthropy, or contact Michele Evans at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 309-662-4477. Reservation deadline is Nov. 8.


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