Tapscott joins the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln

Sarah Tapscott has joined the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln as vice president of development. Her responsibilities include planning, directing and evaluating the Community Foundation’s fund development activities.

“I am excited to start my journey here at the Community Foundation. I look forward to sharing the vison and mission of this wonderful organization and helping connect people with causes that matter,” Tapscott said.

Tapscott has an extensive background in both the nonprofit sector and philanthropy. She most recently served as the director of advancement at Sacred Heart-Griffin High School for the past two years. Prior to that, she was the director of statewide partnerships at Forefront, the statewide association for nonprofits and grant makers in Illinois. Tapscott has also worked at the United Way of Central Illinois.

Tapscott has served on several community and professional boards, including as president of the area Association of Fundraising Professionals chapter. Tapscott lives in Springfield with her husband, Nick, and their two children.