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  • More than 3,000 residents of Highland Park and Highwood are living below the poverty level.
  • Over one-fifth of District 112 students receive financial aid for lunch at school.
  • Many other residents need financial assistance in order to take part in the wide variety of programs and services our community offers.
The Highland Park Community Foundation is here to help –
by enhancing the quality of life of our local residents.
HPCG_featured_text_missionThe mission of the Highland Park Community Foundation is to meet the unmet social service, cultural, educational and environmental needs of Highland Park and Highwood and to promote philanthropy in the community.

 

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HPCG_featured_text_impactIn 2015, the Highland Park Community Foundation awarded a record $155,000 in grants and scholarships to 33 local agencies. These funds serve to nurture children, strengthen families, assist senior citizens in remaining independent, develop leadership skills and academic confidence in teens, enhance artistic experiences and support environmental programs in our community.

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NEWS & EVENTS

Family Service Matches Grant Challenge

FROM THE DAILY NORTHSHORE In February 2015 The Highland Park Community Foundation offered a proactive grant challenge to Family Service to work together to raise $27,000 to increase professional staff capacity in Family... READ MORE

Give Where You Live

The Highland Park Community Foundation welcomes gifts of any size. Through the generous support of our community, the Foundation is able to fund programs for a wide variety of local service and cultural... READ MORE