Corporate Partnership Program

The Lake County Community Foundation is honored to partner with local corporations and businesses dedicated to making Lake County a thriving community for all.

By partnering with LCCF, a 501(c)3 nonprofit and a leader in local philanthropy, your company gains access to our staff's deep community knowledge as well as a variety of investment options -- all while ensuring your dollars are maximized to make the greatest impact. Whether you want to make an outright gift or open a corporate donor-advised fund for employee giving, we can help you achieve your philanthropic goals and elevate your company's brand awareness and reach in Lake County.

Thank you to our 2022/23 Corporate Partners!

Gold Level - $30,000 and above



Silver Level - $10,000 - $29,999:


Corporate Friend - Under $10,000




Become a Corporate Partner with LCCF!

Businesses and corporations of all sizes have an opportunity to make a difference in their community. Consider partnering with LCCF today and maximize your impact in Lake County while gaining a variety of marketing benefits.

Donations to the Lake County Community Foundation support our ability to administer a variety of critical programs and initiatives, including:

  • Our annual grant making to local nonprofits, which focuses on addressing basic human needs, early childhood education, leadership development and annual welfare.
  • Our COVID-19 crisis response efforts, including convening local leadership and grant making to frontline nonprofits
  • Our coordination of community initiatives surrounding community health, poverty awareness, access to local, fresh food and more
  • Our Racial Equity, Diversity and Inclusion program, providing comprehensive resources and community education for a more equitable Lake County

Support the Small Business Growth Initiative

Interested in supporting a specific program? Consider becoming an official Corporate Partner of our Small Business Growth Initiative, which collaboratively supports small businesses owned by people of color in Lake County. Learn more here: SBGI Corporate One-Pager

“The impact of COVID-19 on our Lake County community has been significant. We are incredibly proud that we chose to partner with The Lake County Community Foundation who made sure that our resources were deployed to the front lines of pandemic, filling service gaps and helping the most vulnerable within our community.”  

              - Tim Walbert, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Therapeutics, an LCCF Corporate Partner

Donate Today

Donations may be made:

  • By Credit Card.
    To make a credit card contribution  online  click here, or use the "Donate Today" buttons.
  • By Check.
    If you wish to make a gift by check, please make your check payable to: "The Lake County Community Foundation" and reference “Corporate Giving Program” in the memo line.

    Mail your check to
    1200 University Center Drive, Suite 333
    Grayslake, IL 60030

  • By Other.
    Please contact Wendy Richter, Director of Donor Services & Operations, at [email protected] to request the Foundation’s gift instructions should you wish to make a wire transfer or gift of stock.

Contact Information

For general questions about the LCCF's Corporate Partnership program, please contact Maria Sievert, Director of Development, at [email protected] or 847-377-0520.

To learn more about corporate donor-advised funds or donate by stock or wire transfer, please contact Wendy Richter, Director of Donor Services & Operations, at [email protected] or 847-377-0520.