Philanthropy, Voluntarism, and Grantmaking

The Skokie Community Foundation

Skokie, IL   |  skokiecommunityfoundation.org

Mission

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.

Ruling year info

2014

Board Chair

Gene Griffin

Main address

8022 Lincoln Avenue

Skokie, IL 60077 USA

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Formerly known as

Skokie Community Fund

EIN

26-0680878

Cause area (NTEE code) info

Community Foundations (T31)

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

Community Coalitions (S21)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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Annual Grants

The Foundation annually awards $25,000 in grants to organizations that partner together to benefit Skokie residents.

Population(s) Served
General/Unspecified
Budget
$25,000

Where we work

Financials

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The Skokie Community Foundation

Board of directors
as of 4/3/2020
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Gene Griffin


Board co-chair

Carolyn Anthony

Skokie Public Library, retired

Zachary Williams

Williams & Farmer

Alen Takhsh

Takhsh Law, PC

Carolyn Anthony

Skokie Public Library, retired

Ann Tennes

Village of Skokie

Jim Szczepaniak

Niles Twp School District 219

Ruben Howard

Oakton Community College

Howard Meyer

Skokie Chamber of Commerce

Mike Stiehl

Chapin Hall, University of Chicago

Syed Mahmood

Global IT Finance Manager

David Putrus

First Bank Chicago in Skokie

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