- 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.
In 2016, the Highland Park Community Foundation awarded a record $179,200 in grants and scholarships to 30 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.
NEWS & EVENTS
Highland Park, IL — October 10, 2017: The Highland Park Community Foundation (HPCF) is proud to announce the appointment of Terri Olian to the position of Executive Director. “I’m proud to announce the... READ MORE
The Highland Park Community Foundation continues to honor excellence in the teaching profession in Highwood and Highland Park. In this eighth year of the program, nominees must teach in District 112 in... READ MORE
Highland Park, IL The Highland Park Community Foundation is proud to announce the Highland Park Golden Apple Award recipient for 2017. This year’s deserving honoree is Scott Shallenbarger, Director of Theater Arts at Highland... READ MORE
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