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Stewarding the Homan Square Community since 1989.

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The Foundation for Homan Square serves as an umbrella organization over a tapestry of community resources in Chicago’s North Lawndale neighborhood. With K-12 educational facilities, an active community center, and a literal tower of nonprofit amenities, our community is thriving and ready for the next stage of development.

We strive to sustain an environment that helps students and families live their best lives through quality educational, recreational, healthcare and family support services, while instilling the desire to dream big and the skills to maximize success.

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  • Lawndale Love Stories: Homan Square Valentine’s Day Kickoff Event
    We’re kicking off Lawndale Love Stories: Homan Square on Saturday, February 11th with a community event co-hosted with Art West Chicago! If you’re someone who loves North Lawndale, wants to get involved with ongoing community development initiatives, or just enjoys free food and good people, this event is for you! We’ll be providing information about … Read more
  • IFF’s Continuum in Practice: Going Deep in Place in Chicago’s North Lawndale Neighborhood
    Originally posted by IFF In his blog, The Continuum, IFF CEO Joe Neri has outlined why successful community development requires more than capital alone, highlighting the range of activities IFF engages in and the tools deployed beyond flexible loans to help community changemakers mitigate and solve local problems. Though much of this work at IFF takes … Read more