Central IL Nonprofit Resource Center

As a member of their nationwide network of libraries, community foundations, and other nonprofit agencies, Brookens Library at the University of Illinois at Springfield is able to provide access to their data tools on nonprofits, foundations, and grants.

Central Illinois Nonprofit Resource Center


Child Protection Training Academy

Child Protection training

The Child Protection Training Academy on the UIS campus is the first statewide simulation training project in the country that provides a child protection training laboratory for frontline professionals and students.

Child Protection Training Academy


Innovate Springfield

Innovate Springfield

On August 1, 2018, Innovate Springfield became a part of the University of Illinois Springfield. Innovate Springfield is a unit of the Center for State Policy and Leadership. Come visit us in downtown Springfield, Illinois.

Innovate Springfield


Illinois Innocence Project

Illinois Innocence Project

The Illinois Innocence Project (IIP) is dedicated to freeing innocent men and women imprisoned in Illinois for crimes they did not commit. We advocate on behalf of this silenced population by researching and investigating claims of innocence, and providing legal representation and other assistance to prove credible claims of actual innocence.

Illinois Innocence Project


NPR Illinois

NPR reporter at state capitol

Reporting and analysis taking you beyond the daily news and providing a deeper understanding of our state. Hear the voices of our community: residents, leaders, visitors, listeners, donors, sponsors, nonprofits, and volunteers discuss what they care about.

NPR Illinois