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What is Lincoln Land Community College Giving Day?

Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) Giving Day is a fundraising event that took place on Tuesday, November 16. Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of LLCC were encouraged to participate. The purpose of Giving Day is to engage our community to advance the mission of the college while raising critical funding for student needs. Our goal was to raise $20,000 from 100 donors to help students with emergency needs, scholarships and through donations to the annual fund. We supassed that goal securing more than $22,000 in gifts.

What is the Pay It Forward Fund?
The Pay it Forward Fund helps students in emergency situations. The fund has been used to pay for tuition, purchase gas cards, bus passes, books, tools for students in workforce programs and more. 

What Does the General Scholarship Fund Provide?

The general scholarship fund helps with tution for those students with a demonstrated financial need.

How Does the LLCC Foundation Annual Fund Support Students?

The LLCC Foundation annual fund povides money for the college’s greatest needs including the latest technology, upgraded facilities, classroom equipment and in person as well as online curricula. 

How can I participate in Giving Day? Students, donors and alumni can share their stories. If you wish to be more involved, contact us at 217-786-2785 or by email at llccfoundation@llcc.edu to become a Giving Day Ambassador. Post about LLCC Giving Day on social media using #LLCCGivingDay.

How can I donate?

 Donate Now and check the LLCC Giving Day option when making your gift.

After making your gift, share your experience! Post about it on social media using #LLCCGivingDay . Email your contacts. Encourage your friends to match your gift. Encouraging others to participate guarantees success!

Is there a minimum donation?
Yes. A $5 minimum amount is requested for on-line donations.

Is my contribution tax deductible?
Yes. Philanthropic contributions to Lincoln Land Community College Foundation are tax-deductible as prescribed by law.

Will I receive a receipt for my contribution?
Yes. We will email you a receipt immediately after you make your gift. Additionally, you will receive a formal acknowledgement letter by mail. 

When will my credit card be charged?
Immediately after making your gift online.

How can I contact the Lincoln Land Community College Foundation with a giving-related question?
Send an email to llccfoundation@llcc.edu or call the LLCC Foundation at 217-786-2785.