100 Black Men of Central Illinois

100 Black Men of Central Illinois – Bloomington/Normal

Welcome! The Central Illinois Chapter of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc. (100BMCI) has grown over the years and continues to be committed to making a difference in the lives of young people, especially young African Americans. One of our programs, the “Mentoring for Life” program, is the very corner stone of the good work we do in our community. We are involved with local scholarship programs that award money to the brightest students for continuing education. We also hold an annual health & wellness breakfast and are involved in many community partnerships that support financial literacy as well as education.

2020 Scholarship Application

Download the 100BMCI-2020-Scholarship-AppThis years’s deadline is April 10th.

2019 Excellence Gala – hosted by the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois

We invite you to the 10th Annual Excellence Gala hosted by the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois. Our keynote speaker for this year is 100 Black Men of America chairman Tommy Dortch Jr.

Awards to be presented during the Excellence Gala Include:

    • Excellence in Mentoring
    • Excellence in Education
    • Excellence in Health & Wellness
    • Excellence in Economic Development
    • Willie Brown Community Icon Award

Get Your Tickets Here

2019 Excellence Gala

2018 Excellence Gala – hosted by the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois

2018 Excellence Gala - hosted by  the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois

2018 Excellence Gala

Excellence Gala
September 8th  2018   5pm -8-pm
Doubletree Hotel – Bloomington, IL

Keynote Speaker – Dr. Jermaine Ware
Community Icon Award – Gary Moore

TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE at: https://2018excellencegala.eventbrite.com

Blood Drive Friday June 22nd

100 Black Men of Central Illinois Blood Drive
Friday, June 22, 2018
1PM – 6PM
George Washington Carver Community Center
710 W 3rd St. Peoria, IL 61605

To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://redcrossblood.org (Enter Sponsor Code: 100). All presenting donors will receive a FREE American Red Cross T-Shirt courtesy of 100 Black Men of Central Illinois. All presenting donors will receive a certificate to Culver’s for a Pint of Culver’s Famous Custard!

2018 Scholarship Application

Download the 100BMCI-2018-ScholarshipApp now. This years’s deadline is April 27th.

The Affordable Care Act is still the law of The Land

Open enrollment starts on November 1, 2017 and coverage can begin as soon as January 1, 2018. The Marketplace is mainly for those under 65, who are uninsured and do not have health insurance through their employer. In some states, government programs like Medicaid and Child Health Plus will also be available through the Marketplace.  Get more info.

2017 Mentoring for Life Application

The 2017 Mentoring for Life application is available for download. Please click here: M4L_Application2017Mentoring for Life - M4LMentoring the 100 Way is a holistic approach that addresses the social, emotional and cultural needs of children ages 8-18. It’s really what we’re all about. Members become mentors, advocates, and role models for the youth within our community. Through chapter operated one-on-one and group mentoring efforts, our members forge relationships that positively impact our greatest resource, our youth. Our efforts focus on building essential skills needed to become productive, contributing citizens in Bloomington/Normal (Central Illinois).


2017 100 Black Men of Central Illinois Excellence Gala

Join us on Sept 9th beginning at 5pm at the ISU Brown Ball Room.

2017 Excellence Gala – ticket & info: https://100gala2017.eventbrite.com

2017 100 BMCI Excellence Gala

2017 Scholarship Application

Download the 100 Black Men of Central Illinois 2017 Scholarship Application now. This years’s deadline is April 28th.   2017 Scholarship Application