The CEO Program enables high school students in rural Illinois to become self-reliant, enterprising individuals who will start successful businesses and contribute to the ongoing economic development of our community.
Diedrich Foundation Fund
Mr. Dietrich firmly believed that those with great wealth must understand the responsibility that comes with it. Excess wealth, he said, ought to be thought of as a “sacred trust” for the public good – where a man of wealth is bound by duty to administer those funds in a manner which, in his judgment, is best calculated to create opportunities for beneficiaries to better themselves and their communities.
Show your support by making your tax deductible donation to SICF. Use the “Donate Now” form at the top of the screen and select Diedrich Foundation Fund or mail your check to: SICF, PO Box 1772, Marion, IL 62959.
We are bankers, administrators, community members, who are from Southern Illinois. Our families live and grow here and have for generations. This region means as much to us as it does to you. Let us help you grow your legacy to build
up the community that we all love.
The Southern Illinois Community Foundation engages the people of our region in building a tradition of philanthropy. We are committed to creating an opportunity for donors to participate in local community development efforts to address the changing needs of our community through charitable giving.