Highland Park Community Foundation
2017 Grant Recipients

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The Highland Park Community Foundation is pleased to announce the following organizations have received grants for 2017.


Anixter Center

The Art Center Highland Park

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Blessings in a Backpack Highland Park

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
Lake County Senior Services

Center for Enriched Living

Center for Independent Futures

CJE SeniorLife

College Bound Opportunities

Community – The Anti-Drug Coalition

East on Central Association

Family Focus Highland Park (formerly Family Network)

Family Service of Lake County – Community Counseling

Family Service of Lake County – Latino Educational Continuum

Focus on the Arts, Inc.

Highland Park Aquatics Club

Highland Park Community Nursery School & Day Care Center

Highland Park Golden Apple

Highland Park High School
Homework Club

Highland Park High School
National Hispanic Institute Summer Program

Highland Park High School
Working Together Programs for 3-12 Year-Olds

Highland Park/Highwood Legal Aid Clinic

Highland Park Strings

Jewish Child & Family Service – Response

Jewish Council for Youth Services

Kids Rank

Midwest Young Artists Conservatory

Music at Food Truck Thursdays (Jens Jensen Affiliated Fund)

Music Institute of Chicago

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Pilgrim Chamber Players

Random Acts of Flowers Chicago

Southeast Lake County Faith in Action Volunteers

Stuart I Raskas Friendship Circle of Illinois

Tri-Con Child Care Center

Zacharias Sexual Abuse Center



The grant awards were presented at a reception on October 18, 2017.




View the event’s program in a PDF format here.



View a gallery of photos from the event here.



Enjoy this video of the reception.