Grant Partner Out Our Front Door receives The Circle of Excellence Award from the Illinois Parks and Recreation Association

2023-02-19T23:12:50-06:00February 19th, 2023|

 In 2022, Skokie Community Foundation (SCF) awarded a grant to Out Our Front Door (OOFD) and Emily Oaks Nature Center to start The Youth Unbound Camp, a summer biking and camping experience for students with disabilities and students who would not otherwise receive such opportunities. At a ceremony held on January 26th, Bradley Fisher

Village Employees Provide Record Support for SCF

2023-02-21T22:34:20-06:00January 10th, 2023|

Skokie Community Foundation (SCF) is incredibly grateful to the Village of Skokie employees, who raised some $18,000 for SCF through its charity campaign to benefit the community in 2023. A record 55 employees contributed, some through automatic payroll deductions and others through a one-time end-of-year donation.  On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, employees of Skokie

Thank you for helping us raise over $25,000 during our Annual Appeal!

2023-02-21T22:35:06-06:00January 1st, 2023|

We’re heading into 2023 with thankfulness! Our donors have helped us raise $26,665.85 this holiday season, surpassing our goal of $25,000 and helping us to start out the year on a high note. Thank you to everyone who donated or helped spread the word! Your efforts are directly benefiting the lives of Skokie residents.

Skokie Community Foundation Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

2023-02-21T22:37:47-06:00December 8th, 2022|

 Skokie Community Foundation (SCF) is proud to announce our 2023 grant recipients! SCF received 14 grant proposals during our acceptance period. This year marked a record number of new applicants. Our Board of Directors reviewed the proposals and selected the following partners to receive grants: Connections for the Homeless & Village of Skokie will

Skokie Community Foundation’s “Skokie Spirit Shines Through” Campaign Recognized In Chicago Tribune Article

2022-06-30T20:50:06-05:00June 1st, 2022|

Skokie Community Foundation (SCF) was recognized in a Chicago Tribune Article for the "Skokie Spirit Shines Through" Campaign. SCF Board of Directors Deputy Vice Chair Ann Tennes was interviewed by Pioneer Press reporter Myrna Petlicki about the 2020 donation campaign. SCF teamed up with the Village of Skokie to distribute the funds to Skokie

Skokie Community Foundation Honored By Illinois State Senator Ram Villivalam

2022-05-15T13:07:15-05:00May 15th, 2022|

Illinois State Senator Ram Villivalam (8th District) presented the Skokie Community Foundation (SCF) on May 13 with a proclamation by the Illinois State Senate commending SCF for its campaign to provide emergency financial assistance to Skokie families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The proclamation commended SCF for its “Skokie Spirit Shines Through” campaign, which it

Village Employees Give Back to the Community

2022-01-28T11:05:01-06:00January 27th, 2022|

SkokieNews - Each year for several decades, Village of Skokie employees have participated in an Employee Giving Campaign to raise funds for a local charity. For the past few years the funds generated by the annual employee giving campaign have been directed to the Skokie Community Foundation, (SCF) a non-profit, grant-making public charity that supports collaborative

Buona Beef Skokie to Host Event to Support Skokie Community Foundation 9/2/21

2021-08-24T08:56:23-05:00August 24th, 2021|

SkokieNews - Buona Beef Skokie will host a family-friendly event to support SCF initiatives Sept. 2, 2021. The event will feature colorful balloons, coloring for kids, merch giveaways, free samples and more. Participants can dine in or drive thru.


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