SCF Funded Project Featured in Streetsblog Chicago

2024-02-19T21:34:07-06:00February 19th, 2024|

Hot off the press! In 2022, Skokie Community Foundation granted funds to Out Our Front Door and Emily Oaks Nature Center to create the Youth Unbound Camp, a summer program for students with disabilities and students who would not otherwise receive such opportunities. The program won The Circle of Excellence Award from the Illinois Parks

North Shore Plant Club Continues SCF Fundraising Partnership

2024-02-15T12:57:06-06:00February 11th, 2024|

Get ready for garden season while helping to raise funds for Skokie Community Foundation! We’re pleased to announce that North Shore Plant Club is continuing their partnership with Skokie Community Foundation to help raise funds for Skokie's future. The North Shore Plant Club’s mission is to make gardening more accessible to the community. Joining

Downtown Skokie Cookie Walk

2024-02-04T20:37:32-06:00January 4th, 2024|

It's all about community...and cookies! Thank you to Village of Skokie for organizing the Downtown Skokie Cookie Walk in December 2023. Several businesses participated, such as Kneads and Wants Artisan Bakery, Skokie Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Who Modern, AW YEAH Comics-Skokie, Will's Place Skokie, The Village Inn Pizzeria Sports Bar and Grill, Toni G Salon and Spa, Alexander’s Breakfast & Lunch Skokie, Take

Celebrating 10 Years Of Grants For Skokie!

2024-02-04T20:41:54-06:00January 2nd, 2024|

We're celebrating a milestone in 2024! 10 years of grants for Skokie. In 2014, Skokie Community Fund announced its inaugural grant cycle, welcoming collaborative proposals from non-profit organizations and local agencies. Five projects were chosen, resulting in collaborations from 10 non-profits / community agencies and a total of $25,000 awarded. Since then, what was once

2023 Annual Holiday Appeal Raises Over $30,000

2024-02-04T21:05:43-06:00January 1st, 2024|

The numbers are in! 25 First-time Donors Over $30,000 Raised More supporters than ever pitching in to help Skokie's future grow Our 2023 Annual Holiday Appeal was truly a success and we have all of YOU to thank for it! Whether you donated for the first time or the tenth time, we appreciate each and

Village of Skokie Employee Charity Campaign 2023

2024-02-04T20:29:51-06:00December 15th, 2023|

Thank you to the Village of Skokie for hosting their Annual Employee Charity Campaign once again in 2023! Village of Skokie held the kick-off event for their Annual Employee Charity Campaign benefitting Skokie Community Foundation (SCF). The first kick-off event was held Wednesday, October 11, 2023 at Skokie Fire Station 17. SCF Chair Ann Tennes,

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