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Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation



The mission of the Oak Park - River Forest Community Foundation is to strengthen its community through philanthropy.


The Foundation serves it community by:

Stimulating and facilitating individual philanthropy;

Being accountable and prudent managers of donor funds;

Making responsive and informed grants; and,

Convening resources to address community priorities and interests.

Web Address

www.oprfcommfd.org

Recent News from Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation


Black couple wins $1.2 M grant to reimagine STEM education | Chicago Defender
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

The grant is provided by the How We Learn Fund, a fund administered by the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation. “We are excited to...more

Community Voices Have The Power To Change
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

"We heard stories of struggle, but also voices filled with pride and spirit, that despite all odds continue to push forward and challenge deeply rooted systems of inequity." That's what the...more

New report details inequities across west suburbs, West Side - Forest Park Review
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation released a report, “Community Voices,” on July 26 that captures the results of several...more

UIC College of Dentistry clinic celebrates milestone
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

... the Coleman Foundation, Healthy Communities Foundation, Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation, the Bisco Charitable Foundation, UIC Division...more

Community Foundation announces 7 recipients
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation recently announced recipients of its Response and Recovery Fund grants. The grants,...more

OPRF Community Foundation awards $172500 in another round of COVID-19 recovery grants
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

In total, the community foundation awarded $172,500 to 24 organizations in the western Cook County region. The Rapid Response and...more

Local Non-Profits Chosen For Women Leaders in Philanthropy Grants
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

Please contact Rhea Yap, Senior Philanthropic Advisor at the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation for more information,...more

Community Foundation extends COVID grant reach in 3rd round
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation (OPRFCF) has made a third round of Rapid Response and Recovery Fund grants,...more

OPRF Community Foundation provides $200000 to 18 local nonprofits in latest COVID-19 grant fund
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

Those receiving grants in this round include the Animal Care League, Awake, Beyond Hunger, BUILD, Inc., CBS Food Pantry, the Collaboration for...more

River Forest's annual LemonAid fundraiser to continue with virtual format this year
Foundation: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

... to donate the money to the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation's COVID-19 relief fund, and they will then distribute the money to...more



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