Join us for our annual Games, Grub, & Good event

Get your tickets for an evening of family fun as we gather to support Allowance for Good.  Hear from youth about how AfG is developing the rising generations of philanthropic leaders in our community. Get the details here >>>

Venture to Mexico with AfG this summer

Join our multigenerational trip to Bucerias, Mexico! Our trip focus is social enterprise and microfinance, and it promises to be a unique and memorable experience. Learn more and register here.

ELP Program Educates Students on the Work of Chicagoland Foundations

CHICAGO – March 4, 2015 — Allowance for Good brought together the Robert R. McCormick Foundation and the Jack Miller Family Foundation to share insights with students of its Emerging Leaders in Philanthropy program. Keep reading >>> 

Allowance for Good and McKenna Foundation Engage Youth Philanthropists

EVANSTON – January 13, 2015 – On a Sunday evening, there are not many households in the country where you will find middle and high school students voluntarily gathered to discuss philanthropy. Yet in the McKenna household in Winnetka, Ill., you will find just that. Keep reading >>>

How Will You Empower the Next Generation?

We all have a story. A narrative that describes our experiences that led us to who we have become. We see these stories unfold every day among  youth developing roots in philanthropy and civic engagement. Read more and get involved in our #roots2ripples Campaign!

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