CCSD21 Community Education Opportunities Fund

The CCSD21 Community Education Opportunities Fund seeks to support needs within and around the School District 21 community to empower every student, as they create a warm, welcoming and stimulating learning environment.

4 Jack Adams Memorial Fund

In honor and remembrance of John “Jack” Ireland Adams. Thank you for supporting the “4 Jack Adams Memorial Fund”. It is our intention that this memorial fund will support organizations including, but not limited to, those promoting water safety, grief counseling, and substance abuse recovery. Just as Jack was always there for those in need, we hope to continue that …

Ragdale Foundation Cornerstone Fund

FOUNDATION MISSION The mission of the Ragdale Foundation is to embolden creative exploration and achievement. Ragdale gives courage to and provides a setting for creative exploration and achievement by establishing a culture of excellence, generosity and inclusivity within the historic campus and native prairie landscape—the essential qualities of its community’s 120-year legacy as a generative home of artistic production. Through …

District 103 Learning Fund

FOUNDATION MISSION The Learning Fund Foundation is an independent, collaborative, not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, led by a volunteer Board, to raise additional financial resources for School District 103 and serve as a catalyst for innovation, enrichment and educational excellence. Since its inception in 1996, the Foundation has raised over $1 million in funding for programs that help enable teachers and administrators in District …

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2016 Grant Recipients

The Lake County Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust, announced $159,500 in grants to local nonprofit organizations addressing the urgent needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families in the county. The following grant recipients have demonstrated exceptional commitment to making Lake County a better place to live, work and raise a family in the areas designated …

Management Training Initiative

New Board Roles

The Lake County Community Foundation announced today the addition of the Rev. Dr. Robert A. Davis to the Board of Directors, as well as new officer roles for several existing members. The Rev. Dr. Davis, senior pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Libertyville, joins the Foundation board with a lengthy record of civic and board service, community engagement and …

2015 Grant Recipients

The Lake County Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust, announced $159,500 in grants to local nonprofit organizations addressing the urgent needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families in the county. The following grant recipients have demonstrated exceptional commitment to making Lake County a better place to live, work and raise a family in the areas designated …

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KICK OFF CENTENNIAL YEAR

THE LAKE COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION HELPS THE CHICAGO COMMUNITY TRUST KICK OFF CENTENNIAL YEAR WITH RETURN OF “ON THE TABLE” Mealtime gatherings to focus on resident commitments for improving their communities WAUKEGAN – February 5, 2015 – The Lake County Community Foundation announced today that it will spearhead efforts in the county as The Chicago Community Trust launches its Centennial …

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2015 Competitive Grant Cycle

The Lake County Community Foundation announces its 2015 competitive grant cycle is now open and Project Screening Forms will be accepted until Friday February 13, 2015. “Last year we had an amazing pool of nonprofit organizations with excellent proposals and we are looking forward to seeing the diversity of potential impact this year’s projects may bring,” said Maggie Morales, the …

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New Officers For Board of Directors

The Lake County Community Foundation announces impactful changes among the Foundation’s board leadership. During the November 2014 annual meeting Anne Reusché assumed the role of Chair. Reusché, daughter of founding board member Robert F. Reusché and owner of a communications consulting business, takes the role after A. Stewart Kerr’s two years of service as Chair. Kerr will remain active on …