Funding Partners

Many say it takes a village to raise a child and indeed it does. CNE receives funding from local, state and federal agencies, as well as generous individual donors, listed below. These funding agencies and individual donors help CNE build its network of support for children and families to access high quality care and early education needed to succeed in school and life.



·US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

·Bundled Blessings (monthly diaper donations)

·Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

·Junior League of Evanston-North Shore

·Office of Head Start

·Illinois State Board of Education 

·Preschool for All 

·Illinois Department of Human Services 

·Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) 

·Illinois Department of Public Health/Office of Health Promotion

·Hearing and Vision Screening

·Strengthening Families Illinois

·City of Evanston Mental Health Board

·Local Area Network (LAN 41) 

·Beth Emet Free Synagogue 

·BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois

·Evanston Community Foundation

·Evanston Catholic Woman's Charity

·First Congregational Church of Evanston

·Francis Beidler Foundation

·Finnegan Family Foundation 

·Franklin Square Foundation

·Kiwanis Club of Evanston

·Leo S. Guthman Fund

·NorthShore University HealthSystem

·Rotary Club of Evanston

·United Way of the North Shore

·Woman's Club of Evanston




·Michael and Nancy Basofin

·Laura Gray

·Pamela Greenfield

·Joshua Mendelson

·Lori Hill

·Christy King

·Becky Kremin

·Nancy Sharp

·Ken Lieberman

·Carron DeGrass

·Carol Mullins

·Sue and Paul Brenner

·Tonise Paul

·Beth Kies

·Lisa Fisher

·Miller Cooper & Co. Charitable Foundation

·Sol Anderson

·Martha and Paul Arntson

·Jonny and Alison Basofin

·Rick and Jill Blabolil

·Jenny and Dave Blickenstaff

·Ron Borden

·Sandy and Charlie Brown

·Rebecca Cacayuran

·Cathy Clark

·Barb and Mike Davis

·Jane and David Doyle

·Abbey Eusebio

·Jeff and Jennifer Froelich

·Kelli Handel

·Elizabeth Hanson

·Ty and Paul Harvey

·John and Joanne Hasmonek

·Rachel Hayman

·Talaya Johnson

·Damon and Joanna Kanakis

·Chris Lucy

·Beth Miles

·Victor and Michelle Palumbo

·Sue Patel

·Charlie Shook

·Ann and Steve Smith

·Maureen and Michael Sullivan

·Jeff and Carol Teske

·Therese and Mark VandeHey

·Sean Vargas

·Vicky Guzman

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