The 2021- October 2022 ECF Impact Report includes:

  • Board President, Caryn Mefford's, annual statement

  • Community Impact Challenge Grants application information

  • ECF Relief Fund Public Attestation related to the December 10th, 2021 Tornado

  • 2022 secondary education scholarship recipients

  • List of current funds, 2021-2022 donors and grantees

  • 25 years of impact highlights

ECF 2022-2023 Scholarship Season Begins

October 25, 2022 Applications for scholarships at the Edwardsville Community Foundation are now available at the guidance offices of the four area high schools — Edwardsville High School, Metro East Lutheran High School, Maryville Christian School, and Father McGivney Catholic High School. Applications are due Jan. 31, 2023. Last year, the Edwardsville Community Foundation granted $116,600 in scholarships to assist 60 local students pursuing degrees at colleges, universities, community colleges and vocational and technical schools.

Available scholarships include:

  • Busey Bank Community Scholarship
  • Judy DeSart Memorial Healthcare Scholarship
  • Charles A. Wentz Jr Church Scholarships
  • Karen Bardelmeier Albrecht Medical Technology Scholarship
  • Charles A. Wentz Jr. Business and Science Scholarships
  • L.J. and Faye E. Burrus Scholarship
  • Charles A. Wentz Jr. Engineering Scholarships
  • Leigh Sills Scholarship
  • Charles A. Wentz Jr. Family Scholarships
  • Leila Leitner Anderson Memorial Scholarship
  • Charles A. Wentz Jr. Student Athlete Scholarships
  • Loretta "Babs" Enloe Memorial Edw. CEO Scholarship
  • Dave Rieger Golf Scholarship
  • Mark Speciale Family Vocational Scholarship
  • Dennis DeToye Visual Arts Scholarship
  • Marvin “Preach” Webb Scholarship
  • Dirty Dozen EHS Class of 1953 Scholarships
  • Mildred A. Carr Scholarship
  • ECF Fine Arts Scholarship
  • Nadine Penelton Bradshaw Vocational Scholarship
  • Edwardsville High School Drama Club Scholarship
  • Raymond & Lucia Weber Scholarship
  • Gordon Dodds Literary Scholarship
  • Ryan Garbs Gold Star Memorial Scholarship
  • Goshen Rotary Scholarship
  • Sharon Petty Field Hockey Scholarship
  • Harry K. & Carol A. Windland Building Trades Scholarship, in memory of Harry E. Windland