Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation announces Laura Southwick Award (Illinois)

The Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation is seeking applications for Laura Southwick Award to provide enrichment grants for up to $1,000 to young people between the ages of 14 and 17 (freshman, sophomore and junior) who have shown an interest in the applied or fine arts.

Donor Name: Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation

State: Illinois

City: Chicago

Type of Grant: Award

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 04/01/2022

Grant Size: $500 – $1,000


This award honors the memory of Laura Southwick who loved the arts and was an Oak Park and River Forest High School graduate in 1986. The hope of this award is that this support will encourage young people to begin discovering their own style and start shaping their creative aspirations. Grant(s) will be awarded in the spring of the academic year to selected students.

Funding Information

$500 – $1,000 awards to encourage work in the fine and applied arts.

Eligibility Criteria

High school Freshmen – Juniors

For more information, visit Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation.