BackYard Nature Center

Our mission is to promote, facilitate, and strengthen the bond between the nature environments in New Trier Township and the children and adults who wish to enrich their lives with direct experiences in nature.

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Family Service of Glencoe

We seek to promote a stronger community by meeting individual and family needs through services that identify, prevent and resolve social and emotional problems.

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Glencoe Community Garden

The Glencoe Community Garden is a non-profit, sustainable, organic-practicing, food-producing 5,000 sq. ft. mini-farm and garden. 100% of our garden is built and harvested by volunteers, and we donate 100% of our harvest to local food kitchens, pantries and other charitable organizations.

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Chicago Botanic Garden

The mission of the Chicago Botanic Garden is to promote the enjoyment, understanding and conservation of plants and the natural world.

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Friends of the Green Bay Trail

The Green Bay Trail is an extraordinary community asset available to all to experience and enjoy.

Mission Statement. We are environmental stewards of the Green Bay Trail. Our mission is to promote a healthy natural corridor for the well-being of individuals and surrounding communities. We create and maintain healthy habitat along the Green Bay Trail by removing invasive species and planting natives.

Core Beliefs. We believe:
• In creating, restoring and protecting the health of the natural habitat to mitigate threats of climate change;
• In the importance of connecting individuals and communities with nature and its beauty to enrich their mental and physical well-being; and
• Excellence will come from developing public and private partnerships which value green space and fresh air.

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Charmmd Foundation

Charmm’d works with nonprofits to increase the effectiveness of their leadership, and achieve their missions, through the practice of emotional intelligence and ethical reflection.

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Glencoe Junior High Project

GJHP, a non-profit social service organization based at Glencoe’s Central School, aims to build an inclusive community that fosters self-confidence and positive social behavior through the play, as well as meaningful social service projects and supervised social activities. For more information, www.gjhp.org.

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New Trier Township Prevention Council

The goal of this coalition is to prevent and reduce substance abuse among youth and teens in the New Trier Township community.

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Glencoe Youth Services

GYS offers teens a place where they can confide in staff, meet new friends and participate in a wide range of activities that are geared toward aiding the youth of the community, and the community at large.

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Glencoe Park District

The Glencoe Park District strives to serve the community faithfully by developing and maintaining quality facilities, open spaces, and recreational, educational, and cultural opportunities. To that end the District shall at all times provide responsive and courteous service, exercise fiscal prudence, and manifest environmental awareness. Where possible, the Park District shall cooperated with other community organizations and agencies to enrich further the lives of Glencoe residents.

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