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Volunteer and Civic Engagement Center University of Illinois Springfield




Impact Your Community

What are your interests? We have a wealth of information you can use to find just the right way for you to make an impact.

Our office also maintains a large directory of nonprofit organizations in Springfield. We try to keep this list as up to date and exhaustive as possible. If you’d like more information on particular programs or interest areas, please contact us.


Programs focused on direct service to youth.

Environment / Sustainability

Organizations committed to creating a beautiful and healthy environment.

Hunger and Homelessness

Organizations focused on fighting hunger and homelessness in Springfield and abroad.

Diversity, Gender, and Women’s Issues

Organizations serving under-represented groups and issues.


Organizations dedicated to political and social advocacy. These groups are offered for informational purposes only. Neither UIS nor the Volunteer Center endorse any specific political views.

Other Local Service Areas

State and National Service

General resources for broad-based service and civic engagement.

Government Programs

Nonprofit Groups

If you find any incorrect information, broken links, or missing webpages, please e-mail us at

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Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407



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