Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

The Skokie Community Foundation

Skokie, IL


Skokie residents established the Skokie Community Foundation in 2017 to foster a supportive, engaged and dynamic community in Skokie through meaningful giving, collaboration and community programming. The Foundation, building on the efforts of the earlier Skokie Community Fund, is committed to building this lasting community resource by: • Seeking out and partnering with donors and community builders who share our vision for Skokie • Creating awareness of the Foundation as a community resource and secure place to donate • Building the endowment of the Foundation • Updating our knowledge of local, state and national issues for the betterment and welfare of the resident of Skokie.

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Board Chair

Gene Griffin

Main Address

8022 Lincoln Avenue

Skokie, IL 60077 USA

Formerly Known As

Skokie Community Fund


Community Foundation





Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community Foundations (T31)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Community Coalitions (S21)

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