The Collinsville Area Community Foundation (CACF) works to enhance the quality of life for the communities of Collinsville, Maryville, Caseyville, Fairmont City and surrounding areas by promoting impartial, unbiased and ethical philanthropy, with a commitment to inclusiveness and diversity, by bringing together people and resources that identify and address present and emerging school and community needs.
Give to educational scholarships or initiatives (facility or program improvements) that benefit students in the Unit 10 School District.
Give to community oriented initiatives that benefit the Collinsville Community.
Give to specific Education Clubs, Activities, etc.. as well as Non Profits and Community Organizations.
Individuals and couples who have named the Collinsville Community Foundation as the beneficiary of any type of planned or deferred gift.
Diamonds for Kahoks is a facility improvement project to develop a baseball, softball and a football/soccer field for CHS students and our communities to utilize. The project includes two baseball fields, two softball fields, a soccer/football field, concession stand, bathrooms and parking. The development of this facility will benefit the band, PE classes, baseball team, softball team and soccer team with a centralized location, ease of access and an eye catching complex.
The Collinsville Area Community Foundation has announced a partnership with Build Maryville to raise funds to build an entertainment pavilion at Fireman’s Park in the Village of Maryville.
Collinsville Area Community Foundation is a public charitable organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions and gifts are tax deductible. Donations and bequests are accepted from and disbursed to individuals, groups or businesses.
“The Collinsville Education Scholarship Foundation has disbursed $46,000 in merit-baseds cholarships to Collinsville residents since its inception,” said Redmon. “As the years have passed, we’ve started to see additional opportunities to make a difference in our community through scholarships to benefit a wider range of students and other projects to improve the quality of life.”