Knowledge Center

Access the latest news from the Foundation, as well as recent data, reports and other helpful information. If your organization is interested in sharing relevant reports or information about Lake County’s nonprofit or philanthropic sectors, contact us at

Racial Equity Resource Library

We maintain a free community Racial Equity Resource Library that contains a racial equity glossary, books, articles, podcasts, documentaries and other materials on racial justice issues.

Lake County Nonprofit Professional Development Resource Guide

A curated a list of professional development opportunities for individuals in the nonprofit sector. If you have an opportunity to list here, please contact

Knowledge Areas


Coordinating Access to Affordable, Nutritious Food in Lake County - LCCF Impact Analysis

Coordinating Access to Affordable, Nutritious Food in Lake County - LCCF Executive Summary

Grow Lake County - A resource hub about Lake County's food system and includes an interactive map of places to purchase fresh, local food. This website is a product of 3-year pilot program.

Hunger in America 2014, Special Report for Lake County, Illinois - In 2013, the Foundation awarded a grant to Northern Illinois Food Bank to support the development of a special report on hunger in Lake County through Feeding America.

Other Resources