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Meeting needs in real-time

WAUKEGAN, IL – When Donna Funk got a call from The Lake County Community Foundation, she felt a relief she had not even let herself dream about. Amidst a contentious, community-dividing teachers strike that was dragging on longer than anyone thought possible, Funk, the Resource Development Director at The Boys & Girls Club of Lake County, closed her eyes and …

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Adeline “Addie” Morrison

Contact: Maggie Morales The Lake County Community Foundation 847-377-0520 ext. 22 [email protected] The Lake County Community Foundation to Honor Founding Board Member Adeline “Addie” Morrison at The Lake Forest Shop’s “Shop Your Cause” Charity Event Waukegan, IL—September 25, 2014 – The Lake County Community Foundation is pleased to announce it will be honoring founding board member Adeline “Addie” Morrison during …

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Management Training Initiative

Area Nonprofits Complete The Lake County Community Foundation’s Two-­‐ Part Financial Management Training Initiative     Waukegan, IL—July 1, 2014 – Thinking about internal planning, setting a strategic financial direction and best practices for annual budgeting may strike fear into some nonprofit organization leaders’ hearts. But it’s probably the most foundational and important activity to ensure that missions don’t suffer …

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2014 Grant Recipients

Waukegan, IL—June 26, 2014 – The Lake County Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust, announced $153,000 in grants to local nonprofit organizations serving 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 …

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Raise awareness about escalating suburban poverty

The Lake County Community Foundation along with the Healthcare Foundation of Northern Lake County and Lake County Community Development department convene local funders, municipal and government leaders, and elected officials to raise awareness about escalating suburban poverty and discuss solutions for Lake County. North Chicago, IL—April 14, 2014 – One could almost hear an audible gasp escape the crowd convened …

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GRANT MAKING GUIDELINES

The Lake County Community Foundation (Foundation) asserts that the quality of life of Lake County can be improved through an earnest effort to bring organizations, government, businesses, corporations and civic leaders together to establish a common vision, adopt a shared set of measurable goals and pursue evidence-based activities that reinforce one another’s goals as a means of addressing the most …

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Lake County at the Center of National Suburban Poverty Trend

Contact: Sylvia M. Zaldivar-Sykes 847- 377-0520 ext. 24 [email protected] ARTICLE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lake County at the Center of National Suburban Poverty Trend Waukegan, IL—November 13, 2013 – In an eye opening presentation to Lake County community leaders gathered on the campus of Lake Forest College, poverty expert Dr. Scott Allard, a Brookings Institution senior fellow and Associate Professor at …

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Two New Board of Directors

The Lake County Community Foundation Names John Geiringer and Bert Carstens to Board of Directors Waukegan, IL—November 4, 2013- The Lake County Community Foundation announced the addition of John Geiringer and Bert Carstens to its board of directors. The Foundation’s board is comprised of 13 directors representing the diversity and geographic scope of the county. “John Geiringer and Bert Carstens …

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GOLF AND GIVING

GOLF AND GIVING IN LAKE COUNTY: As the Western Golf Association’s official community partner during the BMW Championship, The Lake County Community Foundation highlights efforts to help the county’s most vulnerable residents Waukegan, IL—September 13, 2013 – On the third day of the BMW Championship, the Lake County Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust, connected the professional …

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New Chief Executive Officer

The Lake County Community Foundation Honors 2013 Grant Recipients, Introduces The Alliance for Human Services’ new Chief Executive Officer Waukegan, IL—June 27, 2013 -­‐ The Lake County Community Foundation, an affiliate of The Chicago Community Trust, announced $199,900 in grants to local nonprofit organizations serving the urgent needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families in the county. The following …