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
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
Skokie Patch - From December 13 to 19, Sketchbook will donate 10% of all sales from its Skokie Taproom to the Skokie Community Foundation! Come out to celebrate the season and support the foundation, which helps your Skokie neighbors in need. Read More
Skokie Patch - You are invited to learn about where we are now and what's on the horizon in the pandemic as well as resources available to Skokie residents. Simultaneous interpretation in several languages available to those who pre-register. Read More
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.
Skokie News - Skokie Community Foundation board members pictured here lent a hand on a sunny Saturday afternoon and participated in the Clean, Green Skokie! clean up event bagging trash throughout the neighborhood.
NewSkokie Newsletter - Village employees generously contributed more than $19,000 to SCF through their 2020 Giving Campaign. The employee donations support SCF's grant awards to local organizations whose projects benefit Skokie residents.
NewSkokie Newsletter - page 11 - The Skokie Community Foundation’s Skokie Spirit Shines Through Campaign is featured in SkokieNews’ “2020 Year in Review.” The campaign began in late March of 2020 and raised over $60,000 to assist Skokie residents identified by Skokie Human Services as suffering financial hardship due to the pandemic.
SkokieNews - The Workforce Training Initiative, which is funded by one of SCF’s 2021 grants, is spotlighted in the January 5th edition of SkokieNews. The program will offer workforce employment training for Skokie residents who are unemployed or underemployed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pioneer Press - "The foundation awarded $28,000 in grants to proposals specifically designed to address the COVID-19 pandemic and the ways in which it affects Skokie residents, according to a news release announcing the awards." Read More