Grant History

2017 Grant Recipients:
Orchard Village and The Talking Farm
“Growing Healthy” project
SASI Senior Connections and the Village of Skokie
“Senior Connections” project
Skokie Cares Partners
SEED Training
Skokie Coalition to End Abuse and Neglect of Adults with Disabilities
Program to prevent abuse and neglect of adults with disabilities
Turning Point and the Skokie Public Library
Teens with behavioral, social and emotional issues programming

2016 Grant Recipients:
YWCA – Skokie Public Library
Racial justice programming.
Orchard Village – Talking Farm – Niles Township Food Pantry
A  sustainable garden to provide food to the food pantry.
Turning Point – NAMI – Skokie PD and FD
Community conversations with first responders and mental health practitioners.
Talking Farm – Niles North
Urban agriculture and life skills.
Special needs after-school programming.
Mudlark Theater and Y.O.U.
Junior high school theater program serving two school districts.

2015 Grant Recipients:
Skokie Human Services – Open Studio Project
Community mural.
ELL Parent Center – FAMA Center
Health literacy program for immigrants.
Orchard Village – Stillpoint Theatre Collective – Skokie Public Library
Documentary film.
YWCA Evanston/North Shore – Skokie Public Library
Discussions about race in Skokie.
Douglas Center – Skokie Public Library
Next Chapter Book Club.
YOU – District 69
Three-part community school initiative.

2014 Grant Recipients:
Y.O.U. – District 69
Parent leadership program.
CJE Senior Life – Skokie Public Library
Consumer assistance benefits.
Metropolitan Family Services – Village of Skokie
Skokie Youth Ordinance Program.
The Talking Farm – Oakton Community College
Internship program.
National Able Network – Childcare Network Evanston
Employment and childcare services.