On November 1, 2019 the Skokie Community Foundation announced its 2020 grant recipients at the Skokie Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Forum held at the Holiday Inn North Shore, Skokie. The Foundation thanks the Skokie Chamber of Commerce for graciously allowing it to announce its 2020 grant awards at this important event. The Foundation awarded a total of $25,000 to the following organizations.
- The Muslim Community Center Academy and the Klezmer Music Foundation
Interfaith Community Building Through Music
- School District 219/PEER Services
Community Based Substance Abuse Prevention and Education Program for Youth
- YWCA Evanston/North Shore, Village of Skokie Human Services Division, and School District 69
Youth Engagement Project: Healthy Relationships and Self-Growth
- Skokie Resilient Community Collaborative (SRCC) Partners:
Village of Skokie Health Department and Human Services
School District 69/Skokie Park District/Skokie Public Library/Turning Point/Oakton Community College/Assyrian Family Health Alliance
Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Educator Training
Congratulations to all grantees! We are excited to see your innovative projects come to fruition for the benefit of Skokie and its residents.
Photos by Duron Studio Photography
Since 2015 the Skokie Community Foundation has awarded $150,000 in grants to local organizations who partnering together, have worked to improved life in Skokie in the arts, education, youth and senior services, and healthcare.
Donations to the Foundation are tax deductible and can be made by check payable to the Skokie Community Foundation, P.O. Box 5411, Skokie, Illinois, 60077 or through the SCF Paypal Giving Fund Page, which charges no fees, so 100% of your donation goes to the Foundation. For further information about the Skokie Community Foundation, contact Lynn Seinfeld, Executive Director, 847-287-3060.