Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln http://wuis.org en It's National Community Foundation Week http://wuis.org/post/its-national-community-foundation-week <p>The week spotlights these groups that help connect philanthropists with various causes.&nbsp; Locally, the <a href="http://www.cfll.org/">Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln</a> manages 126 funds with a total of $17 million in assets.&nbsp;</p><p>John Stremsterfer, President and CEO, and Stacy Reed, Vice President of Programs, joined WUIS' Sean Crawford on Illinois Edition to talk more about the organization.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:34:32 +0000 Sean Crawford 12933 at http://wuis.org It's National Community Foundation Week Young Philanthropists Are Giving Back http://wuis.org/post/young-philanthropists-are-giving-back <p>You don't have to be old to give to worthy causes.&nbsp; In fact, there is a group in the area known as the Young Philanthropists, which provides grants for various needs in the community.&nbsp; All you have to be is over 21 years old and<a href="http://www.cfll.org/SUPPORTINGbrbinitiativesprojectsb/YoungPhilanthropists.aspx"> you can join</a> simply by giving 125-dollars a year. &nbsp;<br> Wed, 11 Sep 2013 14:19:00 +0000 Sean Crawford 8681 at http://wuis.org Young Philanthropists Are Giving Back Sangamon County Survey Findings http://wuis.org/post/sangamon-county-survey-findings <p>While most say the county is a good place to live, work and raise kids, it's not all a rosy picture.&nbsp; It found crime is a concern, most want better roads and additional events like outdoor festivals and farmer's markets.&nbsp; But overall, the reviews were positive.&nbsp;</p><p>Dr. Ashley Kirzinger is Director of the University of Illinois Springfield Survey Research Office which called and asked residents more than 100 quality of life questions.&nbsp; She says it was surprising to find younger people have a brighter outlook for Sangamon County.</p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 15:37:06 +0000 Sean Crawford 4952 at http://wuis.org Sangamon County Survey Findings