HP Community Foundation E-News Become a Corporate Champion Today!

Опубликовано: August 28, 2020 в 9:00 pm

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Become a Corporate Champion Today!

A little less than three months ago, COVID-19 hit our community. The Highland Park Community Foundation has launched a Corporate Champion Program to provide the opportunity for businesses to become our philanthropic partners at a time when Highland Park and Highwood residents need support like never before.

Mesirow Financial has signed on as HPCF’s first Corporate Champion. Mesirow, an independent, employee-owned financial services company, has generously made a 5-year commitment at the Platinum level to support the Foundation’s mission to address unmet needs of our community.

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Please Join Us in Welcoming Our Newest Board Member & Newest Corporate Champion!

Опубликовано: May 26, 2021 в 9:02 pm

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Michael Rosengarden, owner of Autohaus on Edens, and Alyssa Knobel, marketing professional and former City of Highland Park Councilman, have had very different career paths. For both of them, however, helping others has always been an integral part of their lives.

Both also fully embrace the HPCF’s “Give Where You Live” philosophy. Please join us in welcoming our newest Corporate Champion, Autohaus on Edens, and our newest Board member, Alyssa Knobel, to the HPCF team!

We are delighted they have chosen to help advance our mission to address unmet needs and enrich residents’ lives!

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Thirty Years Ago…

Опубликовано: March 10, 2022 в 7:48 pm

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Thirty years ago to the day, the Highland Park Community Foundation was incorporated. We are humbled to have served our community for the past three decades and look forward to serving our community for decades more.

Wally Nathan, Peter Flanzer, Nancy Mills, David Reich, and Betsy Brint have served as our Board Chairs since our 20th anniversary. We are incredibly grateful for their leadership, under which we have seen tremendous growth – in our endowment, annual and multi-year donations, grant funding, Boards, and community support.

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July 4th Highland Park Shooting Response Fund Important Update

Опубликовано: November 2, 2022 в 6:47 pm

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Together Highland Park Unidos, established by the HPCF to manage the distribution process for donations made to the July 4th Highland Park Shooting Response Fund, has announced the Fund raised a total of $5.8 million and has distributed 100% of those funds to victims of the mass shooting and nonprofit organizations providing mental health and other services for victims and community members impacted by the shooting.

The funds were distributed according to the Committee’s Final Protocol. The individual claims process was managed by the Fund’s Co-Administrators Bruce Boyd and Eric Kessler. The grantmaking process for organizations was managed through the Highland Park Community Foundation.

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Gather for Good

Опубликовано: August 29, 2023 в 5:04 pm

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By now, you should have received your invitation to Gather for Good – our signature and only annual fundraiser – a very special night of impact.

In case you have not, below you will find all the details, which we hope you will share with relatives, friends, neighbors, and colleagues!

We look forward to coming together in support of the Highland Park-Highwood community!

Gather for Good with Us! Purchase Your Tickets Today!

Binny’s Beverage Depot
153 Skokie Valley Road, Highland Park
6:30 – 9:00 PM

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HP Community Foundation E-News Though we can’t Gather for Good in person this year, there are still needs to address and people to recognize and thank

Опубликовано: September 20, 2020 в 9:20 pm

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Though we can’t Gather for Good in person this year, there are still needs to address and people to recognize and thank

Carol Louise Anspach Kohn – “Cookie” Kohn
2020 Jack Blane Community Service Award Recipient

The Jack Blane Community Service Award, launched in 2014, honors Jack Blane, a founder and long-time Board member of the HPCF, and his exemplary work in the community.

We proudly recognize Cookie Anspach Kohn as the recipient of this year’s award!

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Commitment as Highland Park Community Foundation’s

Опубликовано: June 29, 2021 в 12:36 pm

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In 2018, the Highland Park Community Foundation established the Personal Achievement Award to honor a Highland Park High School senior for significant personal achievement. The award recognizes a student who, among other things:

  • Demonstrates a genuine commitment to persevere despite obstacles or personal challenges;
  • Sets personal goals and challenges him/herself to achieve them;
  • Thrives in the school environment;
  • Works hard and is a positive influence; and
  • Shows appreciation for the help he/she receives.

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Welcome Mariani Landscape

Опубликовано: April 12, 2022 в 8:08 pm

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Our Corporate Champion Program Continues to Grow.

We are delighted to share that Mariani Landscape has joined our growing list of Corporate Champions. We look forward to visiting their new Design Center, which is opening in downtown Highland Park in early May, and hope you will stop by, too.

Mariani’s Corporate Champion pledge will provide monetary resources needed to support HPCF’s mission to address unmet needs and expand opportunities for all Highland Park and Highwood residents now and in perpetuity.

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Thirty Years

Опубликовано: November 22, 2022 в 6:58 pm

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To all our supporters: We join you at this time of giving thanks for touching lives in so many ways.

For Thirty years, you have Helped us Address Needs of our community, fostering Kindness and compassion to Seniors and children alike. We are extremely Grateful to all of you – the Individuals, families, businesses & foundations that provide Vital resources to Improve the lives of children and adults Now and in perpetuity. Thank you for Genuinely caring about your neighbors.

We wish all of you and your families a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

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We are Thrilled to Introduce Our First Foundation Champion!

Опубликовано: September 6, 2023 в 3:45 pm

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Alvin H. Baum Family Fund

Modeled on the successful Corporate Champion Program we launched in 2020, the Highland Park Community Foundation has launched a Foundation Champion Program to provide the opportunity for private foundations to become our philanthropic partners.

The Alvin H. Baum Family Fund has signed on as HPCF’s first Foundation Champion. Making a five-year commitment at the Platinum level, the Baum Family Fund has generously provided a $20,000/year financial commitment to support the HPCF in addressing unmet needs of the community and expanding opportunities for all Highland Park and Highwood residents.

We are most grateful to the Baum Fund for leading the way and look forward to other foundations adding their support!

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