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Des Plaines Community Foundation



The mission of the Foundation is to support the community programs of the Des Plaines Healthy Community Partnership by generating and distributing financial and community resources.

Recent News from Des Plaines Community Foundation


Des Plaines Community Foundation awards five scholarships
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The Des Plaines Community Foundation awarded five $1,500 scholarships to 2021 Des Plaines college-bound students. This is the ninth year...more

Former high school teacher building wheelchair ramps for people in need
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She's the executive director of the Des Plaines Community Foundation where she runs a “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” program. The mission is...more

DPCF and Zanies Comedy Club Raise Funds for Local Cause
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All funds went to support the Des Plaines Community Foundation and its programs. Standup for Des Plaines V will be held at Zanies Comedy Club...more

The Des Plaines Community Foundation recently donated $15000 to area food pantries
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The Des Plaines Community Foundation recently donated $15,000 to area food pantries. The donations were split between three local food...more

Des Plaines Community Foundation Awarded Four $1500 Scholarships for College Bound Students
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The Des Plaines Community Foundation awarded four $1,500 scholarships to 2019 Des Plaines college bound students. This is the seventh year...more

Des Plaines Community Foundation Supports Maine Township Pantry
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The Des Plaines Community Foundation (DPCF) recently donated $5,000 to the Maine Township Emergency Food Pantry. This is the first of a total...more

Des Plaines Community Foundation Offers Four $1500 Scholarships For College Students
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Des Plaines Community Foundation (DPCF) is offering four $1,500 scholarships to 2019 local college students. This is the seventh year the...more

Des Plaines volunteers bring Thanksgiving to needy, elderly
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The Des Plaines Community Foundation, Sunrise Grill and Sysco Chicago worked together to provide and deliver Thanksgiving Day dinners last...more

'Community Heroes' to be honored by Maine Township drug, alcohol prevention group
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... a past Des Plaines alderman and Mount Prospect Park District commissioner who is executive director of the Des Plaines Community...more

Des Plaines Community Foundation Fundraiser Sept. 7 At Rivers Casino
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Double down and hedge your bets with the Des Plaines Community Foundation (DPCF) from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 when foundation's 15th...more



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