• Saturday, Sept. 16 11 am-5 pm

      Oaktoberfest 2017

      See us at Downtown Oak Park's Oaktoberfest on Marion Street, just south of Lake Street in the Kids' Root Beer Garden!

    • Tuesday, Sept. 19, 5:30 pm

      wlip sqWomen Leaders in Philanthropy presents a Panel on Empowering Women and Girls
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    • 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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#oprfcf Join us at Thursday Night Out today! We'll be there from 5:00 pm to 7:30. Paper airplanes, anyone?🛩️

Thanks to Wild Onion Tied House for a gift to the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation! Welcome to Oak Park!… https://t.co/LmajQBCLBo

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The Future Philanthropists Program and the Leadership Lab 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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Success of All Youth (SAY)

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