Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation
    • Celebrating 60 years:
      A foundation in the past, a vision for the future.

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      We connect the community in philanthropy!

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      The Future Philanthropists Program provides high school students with the opportunity to learn how to be philanthropists and grantmakers.
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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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One of our very own Future Philanthropists Program mentors, CEO of BUILD Chicago Adam M. Alonso has been named by S… https://t.co/jupzEkrxgM

It's Complicated. Every year, Women Leaders in Philanthropy hosts panel discussions to educate and empower local wo… https://t.co/HjuYwu7i5G

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