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SICF Funds
Donate GiveSI
GiveSI is a community day of giving for all of Southern Illinois in conjunction with the global movement: Giving Tuesday. During this event, News 3 WSIL and SICF will be launching a 30 Hour campaign for non-profits throughout Southern Illinois.
Donate SICF Community Fund
The purpose of this fund is to meet the greatest needs of the community. Donors can make "Memorial" or "Honorary" gifts to this fund for a wide array of purposes. Donors can recommend the type of charitable purposes they would like their gift to support and SICF will use this information when regranting to the community.
Designated Funds
Donate City of Carbondale Parks
Donate Friends Murphysboro Shell Legacy Endowment
The Friends of Murphysboro Foundation (FOM) has established the Shell Legacy Fund to provide a lasting funding source for live music events at the Shell at Riverside Park in Murphysboro, IL.
  Donate Friends of Ferne Clyffe State Park
The Friends of Ferne Clyffe State Park Fund was created to support, provide and enhance educational and recreational opportunities contributing to the preservation, conservation, and use of the natural resources at Ferne Clyffe State Park.
Donate Gen John A Logan Museum Endowment
Donate Highline To Hope
This fund provides support to Highline To Hope whose mission is to bring restoration and hope to people affected by homelessness through tiny home living and community outreach services.
Donate Immanuel Lutheran Christian Education Endowment
This Designated Fund is used for grantmaking to support the operations or projects of Immanuel Lutheran School in Murphysboro, IL.
Donate Mickey Jackson Memorial
This fund has been established to provide grants to teachers in Murphysboro School District 186. Teachers will be provided opportunities to apply for grants to support projects and needs that are not part of the normal operating budget.
  Donate Mikey B's Memorial Fund
In memory of Michael "Mikey B" Barnd we are creating a fund to sponsor youth sports in Carterville (home of Mikey B's Bleacher Bum Collectibles) and hopefully into Herrin where Mikey B lived. Through this fund we hope to communicate with everyone that shared the love of collecting and visiting Mikey B's. We would love for you to share your stories and memories and ideas on how we can continue his legacy. The goal of the fund is to be able to sponsor teams in all sports from Caterville and Herrin (maybe some day spread his love further to Carbondale where he attended SIU and first started in the card business), provide sports equipment to players that need assistance, and maybe someday a scholarship to local athletes.
Donate Revitalize 62966
Revitalize 62966 addresses local challenges and builds a practical action plan through creative placemaking, a people-centered approach to building strong, vibrant communities. The project’s goal is to help Murphysboro achieve economic and population growth through the creation of catalytic projects.
Donate SI Leadership Institute - Endowment
Pass Thru Funds
  Donate Andy Sisulak Memorial
The Andy Sisulak Memorial Fund has been created. There are many details left to work out, and the family will be updating this and other sources in the next couple of days with details about how this fund will be used to help the communities that Andy worked so hard to improve.
  Donate Innovation in STEM Education
Program Funds
  Donate DLN Illinois Fund
  Donate Food Autonomy Fund
  Donate Jackson County CEO Program
The Jackson County CEO Program Fund is coordinated by the Jackson County CEO Program and its governing board. The CEO Program, which means Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities, enables high school students in rural Illinois to become self-reliant enterprising individuals who will start successful businesses and contribute to the ongoing economic development of our community. For more info go to this website-> www.Jacksonceo.org
  Donate Marion United
  Donate One Shawnee Fund
  Donate Project Car
  Donate Saline Co CEO Program Fund
The Saline County CEO Program Fund is coordinated by the Saline County CEO Program and its governing board. The CEO Program, which means Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities, enables high school students in rural Illinois to become self-reliant enterprising individuals who will start successful businesses and contribute to the ongoing economic development of our community.
  Donate SICF Covid Relief
Donate SI Food Pantry Fund
  Donate So IL Collab Kitchen Fund
  Donate SPARC Program Fund
The Shawnee Preparedness and Response Coalition (SPARC) consists of voluntary, active members from a 24 county region that includes Alexander, Clay, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Marion, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Randolph, Richland, Saline, Union, Wabash, Washington, Wayne, White, and Williamson counties in lllinois. SPARC is a regional group in southern lllinois who collaborate to increase disaster resiliency.
  Donate Union Co CEO Program
The Union County CEO Program Fund is coordinated by the Union County CEO Program and its governing board. The CEO Program, which means Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities, enables high school students in rural Illinois to become self-reliant enterprising individuals who will start successful businesses and contribute to the ongoing economic development of our community.
Scholarship Funds
Donate Bartolotti Scholarship Fund
The Richard Bartolotti Scholarship has been created by his family and friends who knew an loved Richard and all he did to support his family, friends and the community.Richard Bartolotti was a Vietnam veteran serving in the United States Marine Corps and was a Silver Star and Purple Heart recipient. He was a member of the UMWA, Franklin County Housing Authority Board, Christopher American Legion, Sesser VFW and a Life Member of the Disabled American Vets.
Donate Chris Pulley Memorial Fund
In memory of his dedication to the profession of emergency management and people whom he served, the Chris Pulley Memorial Emergency Management Scholarship was created by his family, colleagues, and friends.
Donate ClayBrewer
This scholarship was established as a enduring memorial to Dr Clay T Brewer. Dr. Clay Thomas Brewer was a highly respected life-long educator, Clay recently retired as Vice President of Administration at John A Logan College in Carterville, IL. He was a prominent figure in regional athletics, most notably being inducted into the Illinois ASA Fastpitch Hall of Fame in 2021. Above all, the accolades garnered in sports nor the recognition Clay earned from his professional achievements could ever measure up to the man Clay was on a personal level. He was a loving husband to Zeppelyn, a father and best buddy to his son Braydon , a son to Don and Wilma Jean (Turnage) Brewer, a brother, a friend to all and most importantly, he was a man of Faith. Clay had an infectious spirit and an endearing smile that could light up a room. As much as he will be missed by the many who knew him, he will be remembered by the extraordinary person that he was.
Donate Cliff Stein Scholarship
This scholarship fund is a lasting memorial in honor of Cliff Stein, for the benefit of scholarship winners who are Senior male basketball players at Murphysboro High School.
Donate Darren Haney Scholarship Fund
These scholarships are given in memory of Dr. Darren W. Haney, who served as the ESL Coordinator for the Murphysboro School District for three years {2017-2020), where he taught ESL at the high school as well as at the elementary and middle schools. Darren often spoke of his time teaching in Murphysboro as the happiest time of his life, and of his great affection for his students and fellow faculty members. Darren attended Southern Illinois University at Carbondale where he studied Spanish and Classics and the University of Wisconsin where he received his PhD in historical Spanish linguistics. He was a passionate and dedicated teacher who cared immensely about his students, both inside and outside the classroom. Darren was a caring and generous soul. He was always willing and eager to respond when he saw someone in need. Darren was a talented musician as well, and played guitar, banjo and pedal steel; he was a prolific songwriter who was also a skillful and soulful vocalist. He often played open performing an eclectic mix of jazz, old country and Spanish/Portuguese favorites. He was a friend of the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship where he often sang in the choir and played with the Unitarian Folk Orchestra. We, his family, honor his memory and hope to continue his legacy of learning by awarding scholarships every year under the guidelines established through this fund.
Donate Dr Michael Mugge Scholarship Fund
  Donate Dr Susan Shea Miss OT Scholarship
Donate Jason Settlemoir Scholarship
The Jason Settlemoir Keep the Music Playing Memorial Scholarship is awarded to a Benton Consolidated High School senior who has decided to keep the music playing after high school by majoring or minoring in the Fine Arts.
  Donate Massac Co Academic Scholarship - Endowment
Donate Massac Co Academic Scholarship Fund
This fund was created to provide scholarships to students in Massac County thru the Massac County Academic Awards Ceremony.
  Donate Mid-America Healthcare Exec Forum Scholarship
This designated fund will be used to provide an annual scholarship to at least one undergraduate upperclassmen (junior/senior) and/or graduate level student in pursuit of a degree in healthcare management/administration and is attending an accredited university located in the area served by Mid-America Healthcare Executives Forum (MAHEF). As of 2021, universities with accredited healthcare management/administration programs include Southern Illinois University of Carbondale (SIUC), McKendree University, and University of Illinois.
Donate Miss Chicago
  Donate Miss Du Quoin Scholarship Fund
  Donate Miss IL Outstand Teen Scholarship
This scholarship fund is for the benefit of the Miss Illinois Outstanding Teen scholarship winners of the Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization, Inc.
Donate Miss IL Scholarship
This scholarship fund is for the benefit of scholarship winners of the Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization, Inc.
Donate Miss Southern Illinois
Donate Mr A (Gene Alexander) Fund
Gene Alexander (Mr. A) is a fixture in Benton and in all of Southern Illinois. Mr. A is a retired school administrator/teacher who has tireless given back to many organizations, schools, churches, and individuals. For years, Mr. A has volunteered at Benton Grade School. Mr. A loves education. He helps the Benton Public Library, assists local teachers, and donates thousands of dollars each year to help fund scholarships for local students. The Mr. A Fund Committee is working to provide Mr. A with the recognition he deserves, while also ensuring students will be awarded scholarships in his name in perpetuity. ​
  Donate Nancy Foote Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship fund is a lasting memorial in honor of Nancy Foote, for the benefit of scholarship winners of the Miss Illinois Scholarship Organization, Inc.
  Donate Ryan M Gordon Scholarship
Donate Tim Herring Scholarship
This scholarship program has been established as a lasting tribute to Tims love of baseball & softball by the friends and family of Tim Herring.
Donate Tom Mygatt Scholarship
Tom Mygatt, his wife Janet and all four of their children, Thomas, Carrie, Courtney and Cinnamon, graduated from Sesser-Valier High School. Tom and Janet attended SIU-Carbondale, but did not graduate as they went to work to support their growing family. Tom and Janets dream was to ensure that all of their children obtained a college education and all four of the children obtained that college education by graduating from SIU-Carbondale.Tom believed in the value of education and the power it has to help increase knowledge, expand your horizons by educating about the world outside of your current universe and providing opportunities to fulfill your dreams. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist someone who wants to have those opportunities.
Donate Wellman & Adeline Kerr Scholarship Fund
The Kerr Trust was established in memory of Wellman and Adeline Kerr, former residents of Massac County, Illinois , who, although having moved away, wanted to remember the place they grew up. It is the desire of the present advisors, under the terms of the Trust Agreement, to provide college scholarships to graduates of Massac County High School.
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