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What is Lincoln Land Community College Giving Day?
Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) Giving Day was a one-day fundraising event held on Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Alumni, students, faculty, staff, and friends of LLCC were welcome to participate! The purpose was to engage our community to advance the mission of the college while raising critical funding for the emergency needs of our students. Our goal was to raise $5,000 to help replenish the LLCC Foundation’s emergency assistance fund called the Pay It Forward Fund and more than $5,500 was raised.

What is the Pay It Forward Fund?
The Pay it Forward Fund was established by former Foundation Board member, Carolyn Blackwell, who realized there was a need to help students experiencing emergency situations so that they could remain in the classroom. The fund has been used to pay for tuition, purchase gas cards, bus passes, books, tools for students in workforce programs, course materials for students and more.  

How can I participate?
Even though Giving Day has passed you can still donate in support of students who may find themselves in need of assistance due to a catastrophic event or emergency situation. 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. Please also post about LLCC Giving Day on social media using #LLCCGivingDay.

How can I donate?

Donating is easy. Donate Now and your gift will be directed to the LLCC Foundation’s Pay It Forward Fund for emergency student assistance unless you specify otherwise. 

When you make your gift, share your experience! Post about it on social media. Email your contacts. Encourage your friends to match your gift. Encouraging others to participate guarantees success!

Is there a minimum donation?
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. The Lincoln Land Community College Foundation will send you an email 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.