Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln

The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln hopes to be seen as an inviting option for philanthropists and charitable organizations in neighboring communities to Sangamon County that are not currently reaping the benefits a community foundation can provide. We are accredited by the Council on Foundations and we are your community foundation for Sangamon and surrounding counties. Community foundations are tax-exempt public charities serving thousands of people who share a common interest—improving the quality of life in their area.


Due Diligence Tool For Pre-Grant Assessment

Posted on October 27, 2004 by Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln, Kristen Godard, La Piana Associates, Lisa Culick, Natasha Terk

The Due Diligence Tool is the product of a collaborative effort and the contributions and thinking of grantmakers from a diverse set of foundations. The Due Diligence Tool represents a blending of best practices from a variety of foundations from around the country. Our process pulled together the practices and materials of a diverse group — private, family, corporate and community foundations, both large and small — and culled from them the best practices to integrate into a basic guide for due diligence… Read More