Posted: Aug 4, 2021 / 12:43 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 4, 2021 / 12:43 PM EDT

MATTOON, Ill. (WTWO/WAWV) — The Lake Land College Foundation, along with the college’s agriculture division, announced Wednesday they received a $75,000 grant from Compeer Financial, making them one of six Illinois community colleges to receive such a grant.

Compeer Financial’s donor advised fund, The Agriculture and Rural Initiative, is granting $825,000 to community and technical colleges across the cooperative’s 144-county territory, and Lake Land is one of only 14 total colleges selected to receive part of this.

“We are very excited for this opportunity and thankful for the support from Compeer Financial,” Division Chair of Agriculture and Lake

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