Eleven organizations were awarded in this round, one of which was Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois, which was awarded $19,000:
The Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln and United Way of Central Illinois announced a fifth round of COVID-19 Response Fund grant recipients [on April 24, 2020].
In total, $125,500 was awarded to the following organizations: The Salvation Army Clear Lake Corps and Community Center, $25,000; Springfield Branch-NAACP, $25,000; Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Illinois, $19,000; The Outlet, $18,000; Pregnancy Care Center of Springfield, Inc., $10,000; YMCA of Springfield, $6,500; Panhandle Food Pantry, Raymond, $6,000; Jacksonville Area Community Food Center, $5,000; Pure Haven Family Resource Center, $5,000; Kemmerer Village, Assumption, $4,500 and Capital City Coalition, $1,500.
Grants are administered in partnership with the Pandemic Community Advisory Group.
Donors have now contributed and pledged over $530,000 to the COVID-19 Response Fund, including $50,000 in seed funding from the Community Foundation and United Way and $250,000 from the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund.