Investors and Partners

An investment in our school community is an investment in our community’s future. By contributing to NCCP in time, talent or treasure you are joining the volunteers, partner organizations and donors to date, with whom NCCP works collaboratively to implement our community school model (link to ‘our model’). In addition to the 19,861 hours of service contributed by 3,191 volunteers in 2015-2016 alone, exponential growth in the breadth and depth of our reach was enabled through investments by and collaborations with the following:

2015-2016 Partners


America's Best

Art from the Heart

Art Impact Project

Bernie's Book Bank

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Chicago Cares

Christ Church

Church of St. Mary*

City of North Chicago

City of North Chicago Fire Department

City of North Chicago Police Department

College of Lake County

Deer Path Middle School

DePaul University Masters of Nursing

Discover Consumer Banking

Enroll Lake County

Erie Family Health Center

Famous Artist Series

First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest

Glenbrook North High School

Heart of America Foundation

Junior Achievement


Kohl Children's Museum

Lake County Cares

Lake County Health Department

Lake Forest Academy

Lake Forest College

Lake Forest Country Day School

Lake Forest High School

Lakes Community High School*

Libertyville High School*

Lincolnshire Academy of Dance*

Mother's Trust

Naval Station Great Lakes

New Trier High School

North Chicago Community High School

North Chicago Community Unit School District 187

North Chicago Public Library

North Chicago Rotary

Northern Illinois Food Bank

Northwestern McGaw Family Medicine Residency Program*

Oak Grove Elementary School

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc.*

Points of Light Foundation*

Reading Power

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science


Schuler Scholar Program

Shields Township/Phoenix Rising Foundation

Southwire Company, LLC*

St. James Lutheran Church

The Church of the Holy Spirit

The Sports Shed*

Top Box

Trinity International University

United Way of Lake County

W. W. Grainger, Inc.

Wildlife Discovery Center at Elawa Farm

* Denotes a new partnership

Donor List

Donor Summary (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016)


Charlotte and Mark Ahern

Audrey and Jim Altounian

Vernon Armour

Michael Arnold

Ann and Steve Bartram

Joan O. Bent

Don and Sue Bergsrud

Bob and Becky Bogan

Calvine Bowen

Mr. and Mrs. Charles C. Bowen

Laura Brown

Mr. and Mrs. John R. Buerkle

Mia and David Buhl

Jeanette and Willard Bunn, III

Jean Burnstine

Melfort Campbell

Laura and Ed Carney

Peter and Crissy Cherry

Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. Clarke, Jr.

Angela Chapman

Graham and Beth Cook

Margaret and William Crane

Anneliese Crawford

R. Warren Crews

Susan and Rob DePree

Sue Dixon

Daniel and Mary Dolan, Jr.

Tim Dunn

Elizabeth Eisenhauer

Brent and Susan Felitto

Zoe Floriani

Susanne and Matthew Foster

Katherine and John Fox

Cynthia and Warren Fremling

Patricia Fuller

The Gamache Family

Robin and Neal Geitner

Patricia and Allen Gnadt

Jackie and Tommy Gorter

Jennifer Gould

John K. Greene and Jean McBride Greene

Loretta Grennon and Stephen Schutt

Jennifer and David Grumhaus

Elizabeth Hailand

Elizabeth and Peter Hamilton

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Henry

Michele Holmstrom

Kim Hoppingarner

Nancy and Alex S. Jarett

Raquel Johnson

Caron and Alan Lacy

Margie and Tom Juedes

Judy and Don Kahl

Amy and Pat Kamins

Karen and Matt Kaplan

Bob and Karol Karlblom

Elizabeth Keats

Victorene and Brian King

Liz and Doug Kinney

George and Judith Kohl

John H. Krehbiel, Jr.

The Rev. Wendy and Mr. Charles A. Lane, Jr.

Kitty and Rob Lansing

Larry and Barbara Leffingwell

Andrew and Regina Lind

Marra and Kenneth Lochiatto

Rommy Lopat

David O. MacKenzie

Carol and Dave Mark

Molly and Bill McKenna

Troy Melstrom

Madonna and John Merritt

Chris and Tom Meyer

Jean and Frank T. Mohr, Jr.

Sheila and Larry Moller

Catherine Mongeau

David Mordini

Robert Morrison

Ken and Susan Olsen

Bonnie and Dean Parker

Shelley and Dean Patenaude

Mary Ellen and Donald Patton

Lorna and Butch Pfaelzer

Marian Phelps Pawlick

Liz and Roger Platt

Lori Ann Pritchett

Robin and Timm Reynolds

Sue Peecher and Bill Dolbee

Betsy and Andy Rosenfield

Kimberly and Dick Ross, Jr.

Andrea Schweitzer and Calvin Fentress

Mr. and Mrs. Howard B. Simpson

Kiki and Bill Smith

Leslie and Peter Smith

Elisabeth Speckhard

Edward Steele

Nancy and Os Steinwald

Ellen and Jim Stirling for the Lake Forest Shop

Carol and Kirk Sweet

Mr. and Mrs. Philip W. K. Sweet

Paula Turelli

Fred and Jacqueline Wacker

Ann and Jeff Walters

Pam and David Waud

Florence F. Wheeler

Grant Williams

Laura Wilson

Paul Yeh

Mr. and Mrs. Mike Zafirovski

Barbara and Larry Leffingwell

Dawn and Edward Wielgus

Deanne and Andrew Hall

Debra Nagel

Diane and John Zavitz

Donald Michaelis

Doris and John Mackelfresh

Eleanor and Charlie Clarke

Ellen Hyndman

Gwendolyn Lincoln

Harrison Steans

Helen Collins

James Thomas

Jean and Frank Mohr

Jean and John Greene

Joan and Granger Cook

Judy and Peter Bensinger

Margaret and Larry Benjamin

Marian and Al Pawlick

Marina and Peter Carney

Mary and David Grumhaus

Mary and Mark Hoffman

Miah and Kelly Armour

Nancy and Phillip Sweet

Pamela and John Harper

Patty Nelson

Paula and Jim Preschlack

Rita and Dennis O'Brien

Robert D. Stuart, Jr.*

Robin and Mike Zafirovski

Rosalyn and Geoffrey Deigan

Sally and Bob Bullard

Sarah Blumenstein

Susan and Ed Chandler

Susan and Kenneth Olsen

Susan and Rob DePree

Terry and Tom Nissly

Vanessa and Charlie Clarke

Wendy Defoe Lane


AbbVie Foundation

Ann B. & Thomas L. Friedman Family Foundation

Clarks Fork Foundation (Margaret S. Hart)

D&M Grumhaus Fund (Mary and David Grumhaus)

The Dick Family Foundation

Glasser and Rosenthal Family Foundation

Harold M. and Adeline S. Morrison Family Foundation

Hedberg Foundation (Carla Wescott)

Hoban Family Charitable Foundation

The Inverscott Fund (David W. Grainger)

J. Christopher and Anne N. Reyes Foundation

The Jennifer and David Grumhaus Jr. Foundation

The John and Kathleen Schreiber Foundation

Karen and John Crotty Foundation

Searle Family Trust

Seven "C" Foundation (Corkey Cathcart)

Tyler R. Cain Family Foundation

William L. Searle Charitable Trust

Goldman Sachs Gives

Gorter Family Foundation

Grainger Foundation

Jamee and Marshall Field Fund

John G. Searle Family Trust

Kimberly and Richard Ross Foundation

Red Bird Hollow Foundation

Reed Family Foundation

Roger and Susan Stone Family Foundation

Steans Family Foundation

The Siragusa Foundation


AbbVie Inc.

Discover Financial


Christ Church Lake Forest

Chicago Cares

The Church of the Holy Spirit

Lake Forest College

Network for Good

North Chicago Community Unit School District 187

St. James Lutheran Church

United Way of Lake County

Women of St. James

First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest

Girl Scouts of Greater Chicago and Northwest Indiana Troup #40808

Lake Forest Academy

Phoenix Rising Foundation-Shields Township