The mission of the AISWCD Foundation is to secure funding for the support and enhancement of SWCD goals to provide clean water and healthy soils.


The Foundation seeks to assist in developing and furthering the interest, objectives and purposes of the Association of Illinois Soil and Water Conservation Districts in the following ways;

  • Promote a state wide clean water and healthy soils initiative,
  • Encourage charitable and educational opportunities designed to further the principles of soil conservation, water, and energy water conservation,
  • Promote environmental stewardship, and
  • Provide, conduct, and sponsor programs to aid individuals and organizations combating soil erosion, energy and water waste, including for all such purposes of the making of distributions to organizations under section 501 C (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 or the corresponding provisions of any future United States Internal Revenue Law.

Tom Beyers | President
Dale Shumaker | Vice President
Maggie Soliz | Secretary
Dan Duval | Treasurer
Jerry Snodgrass | Area 1
David McCormick | Area 2
Kenny Hawthorne | Area 3
Rudy Rice | Area 4


We want to hear from you! Get in touch – please call 217-744-3414 or send an email to info@aiswcd.org!