A philanthropy seminar for attorneys, accountants and wealth advisors is ready for five p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Hometown Nationwide Financial institution, 260 Bucklin St., La Salle.
The occasion, sponsored by the Starved Rock Nation Neighborhood Basis, will characteristic an summary of the inspiration’s providers and a presentation by Sikich Senior Supervisor Larry Johnson of Springfield.
Johnson helped rework the Sangamon County Basis into the Neighborhood Basis for the Land of Lincoln within the early 2000s. Since then, its belongings have grown from one $800,000 fund to 290 funds totaling $64 million – and it has awarded $25 million in charitable grants.
For his exemplary service, Johnson earned CFLL’s first “Stephens Philanthropy Award” in 2022.
The Aug. 9 seminar subtitled, “The Function of Skilled Advisors within the Neighborhood Basis Area,” may also embody a quick historical past of the SRCCF and an summary of its providers and funding choices.
“With a neighborhood as giving as ours, we imagine SRCCF is able to vital progress,” stated CEO Fran Brolley. “As soon as extra attorneys, accountants and monetary planners are absolutely conscious of all of the charitable choices we provide, we’re assured they may advocate SRCCF to their purchasers. We take heed to donors, observe their intentions and make giving straightforward.”
Since its founding by Pamela and Chuck Beckett, of Ottawa, lower than eight years in the past, SRCCF has distributed greater than $1.8 million in neighborhood investments, grants and scholarships and established practically 90 funds.
RSVP for the free seminar by Friday, Aug. 4, by calling SRCCF Director of Operations Janice Corrigan at 815- 252-2906, ext. 2. Appetizers and drinks can be out there compliments of Hometown Nationwide Financial institution.