Alumni Sgt. John Brough Scholarship Awarded

Southwestern Illinois College Administration of Justice student Billy Meyers of Highland is the first recipient of The Sgt. Jon Brough Scholarship at SWIC. Pictured are, from left, Wendy and Sgt. Jon Brough, Meyers and Associate Director of the SWIC Foundation Rena Thoele. Meyers, a full-time student seeking an Associate in Applied Science degree in AOJ, received funds for the spring semester. He looks forward to a law enforcement career to serve as a role model for members of society.

Save the Date for these 2014 Foundation Events!

Friday, May 2

Don't miss out on the college's annual Trivia Night and Auction. Whether you're a trivia buff or just like bidding on cool items, you won't want to miss this fun night. Get more details about the auction here.

Friday, May 16

Swing for SWIC at the Sam Wolf Granite City Campus Annual Golf Scramble. Download the registration form.

Scholarship Update

Selections for the fall 2014 semester are in process. Notifications will be sent out starting June. Please continue to apply for scholarships through eSTORM. We will continue to accept applications and make awards until all scholarships have been filled.

See the application checklist and list of scholarships.

Check out other available scholarships at SWIC.

Gifts to the Foundation

The SWIC Foundation Board and Foundation staff thank those who have donated to help students pursue their education and to enhance the college.

Contribute online using our secure donation form or mail a check to

Southwestern Illinois College Foundation
2500 Carlyle Avenue
Belleville, IL 62221


Welcome New Foundation Board Members!

  • Carol Bartle
  • Debra Harriman
  • Mark Lee

Alumni Program

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Employee Giving Campaign

The 2014 Foundation Employee Giving Campaign has set a new record of giving! Thanks to the generosity of the SWIC family, the campaign raised $54,570 in support of students and enhancement programming. This amount exceeded the previous record by $2,578. Thank you to all who donated!

Our Mission

The Southwestern Illinois College Foundation exists to maintain and enhance the quality of life by developing friends and funds for support of the educational cultural and service goals of Southwestern Illinois College.

The SWIC Foundation promotes excellence by securing gifts for special educational and cultural activities that are not part of the college budget.


Legal and Tax Information

Our official corporate name is Southwestern Illinois College Foundation.
This name should be used in all legal documents. Gifts to the Southwestern Illinois college Foundation qualify as charitable contributions to an IRS Section 501 (C)(3) organization for federal estate and gift tax purposes.