he Mattoon Community Trust was created by the Estate of Carrie Young upon her passing in 1984. The Purpose of the Trust is “to provide funds for the betterment of the Community of the City of Mattoon, Illinois and the benefit of its residents.” Carrie Young was very interested in projects involving parks and recreation which all members of the community could enjoy. She also built in flexibility of funding for other worthy projects.

Completed application must be returned in person by October 20, 2023.