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Food, Fire, and Fun
Science Minors Club at Hawthorn School, Vernon Hills. Photo courtesy of MSI.
Feb 10, 2020

Food, Fire, and Fun

Since its opening in 1933, the Museum of Science and Industry has been dedicated to inspiring the inventive genius in all of us. An important part of their programming has been to develop tools, trainings, and resources for classroom teachers to help them

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“Growing Together” Case Study Now Available
McKinley Community Play Garden. Photo courtesy of NeighborSpace.
Jan 21, 2020

“Growing Together” Case Study Now Available

In fall 2018, The Christopher Family Foundation launched a new initiative to increase access to nature as part of a healthy childhood for children living on the West Side of Chicago. Growing Together: West Side Collaborative for Youth and Nature ultimately took the

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Announcing our Second Cohort of 2019 Grantees
Dec 27, 2019

Announcing our Second Cohort of 2019 Grantees

In the latter half of the year, CFF focuses grantmaking on programs impacting a family’s health and wellbeing, as well as those that promote community and fellowship. We are pleased to award grants to 15 remarkable organizations in these two program areas: American

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