learn moreALERT: If you or your family has had a liquidity event or significant income this year, consider establishing a Donor Advised Fund with us right here in your community.

    • Excellence in Philanthropy Awards

      Honor someone for their philanthropy
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    • Season of Giving

      Now through December 31

    • Calendar of Events
    • Entrepeneur Leaders in Philanthropy
    • Next Gen Leaders in Philanthropy
    • Women Leaders in Philanthropy
    • Future Philanthropists Program

      The Future Philanthropists Program provides high school students with the opportunity to learn how to be philanthropists and grantmakers.
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Twenty-five days left to this year. Call Kristin Carlson Vogen at 708-848-1560 to discuss your charitable interests before the year is out.

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The Future Philanthropists Program and the Community Leadership Program provide students and emerging leaders the opportunity to learn and grow collaboratively for the benefit of our communities. Our annual Excellence in Philanthropy Awards recognize the philanthropic achievements of both individuals and business.


We strengthen our community through philanthropy by providing a central resource for individual and corporate donors, professional financial advisors, students seeking scholarships and with grants and our Impact Excellence program for social impact organizations serving the Oak Park and River Forest communities.

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