Local foundation awards $25K in grants ‘good for the community in Skokie’

The Skokie Community Foundation announced its eighth year of grants totaling $25,000 at a celebration last month at Community Animal Rescue Effort in Skokie.

Like in recent years, the grants — three $5,000 awards and one $10,000 award — went to individual projects backed by institutions teaming together. The idea of grant applications requiring at least two groups working together, with one being a nonprofit, was instituted by the foundation several years ago.

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