Supporting the people & organizations that uplift our hometowns.
We believe in more than just doing great work for Chicago North Shore homes. Everyone at Dynamic Colors is invested in giving back to our communities. Below are just some of the groups we sponsor to help them do good. See more about our Giving Back projects on our Videos page >
Situated on land owned by the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District, the course was also originally known as the Peter Jans Golf Course, after an enthusiastic golfer who was responsible for organizing support for the course. Jans felt that people didn’t take up golf due to its expense, and wanted to improved access to the game. The course is managed by the Evanston Wilmette Golf Course Association, a volunteer organization composed of golfers and neighbors who want to preserve and improve this unique and special green space in our community.
Evanston Baseball Softball Association
Evanston Baseball Softball Association’s (EBSA) mission is to teach Evanston’s young people the skills, values, and just plain fun of baseball and fast pitch softball. As Evanston’s main youth baseball and softball program for more than 60 years, the EBSA believes that community baseball and fast-pitch softball should be open to all boys and girls. Their no-cut programs ensure that all registered players will have the opportunity to fully participate. Ability to pay should not be a factor, so EBSA offers financial aid to all who need it. They make every effort to keep the game in perspective, insisting that players, parents, coaches, and umpires treat one another with respect.
Evanston Chamber of Commerce
The only nonprofit business organization in the region solely supported by private industry, the Evanston Chamber of Commerce provides programs, services and leadership opportunities to help its member-businesses thrive. Through the important work of volunteers, the Chamber fosters a competitive business climate conducive to growth, prosperity and maintaining a high quality of life. Members represent the major sectors of the Evanston economy.
Evanston Rebuilding Warehouse/Rebuilding Exchange
The Rebuilding Exchange is a non-profit organization that promotes the reduction of waste in landfills through sustainable deconstruction and renovation building practices. Reclaimed building materials are sold at their warehouse at low cost to the community and the proceeds support education, job-training and job-development programs which foster individual, community and economic growth in Evanston, Chicago and beyond.
Evanston/North Shore YWCA
YWCA Evanston/North Shore is on a mission to eliminate racism, empower women, stand up for social justice, help families, and strengthen communities. It is a social justice organization that works in the areas of racial justice and civil rights, women’s empowerment and economic advancement, and the health and safety of women and girls. YWCA Evanston/North Shore does this through direct service; education, training, and outreach; and advocacy. They empower thousands of individuals to transform their lives and make our communities more just and equitable for all its members.
Evanston Youth Hockey Association
The Evanston Youth Hockey Association (EYHA) is a non-profit organization that is committed to providing all children the opportunity to play hockey in a diverse program rooted in skills, leadership and character development along with sportsmanship and camaraderie. Their teams play at the highest competitive levels possible while remaining one of the most affordable programs in the area. An active partner of USA Hockey’s Try Hockey for Free and Hockey is for Everyone programs, EYHA is committed to enabling any child who wants to lace up a pair of skates the chance to play the greatest game in the world.
The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after school and in school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf.
Foundation 65 (F65)
Foundation 65 (F65) is the educational foundation for Evanston-Skokie School District 65. The Foundation raises funds to support activities that enrich District 65 schools and encourage excellence in education. While they partner with the District to support the schools’ teachers and students, Foundation 65 is an independent operating foundation with its own volunteer board and funds. Programming and grant making are made possible with the resources and commitment of caring citizens who are determined to make a difference in our schools and our children’s education.
Have Dreams is a Chicago-area nonprofit serving children, teens and adults impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Have Dreams offers after-school, workplace training and adult day programs, along with diagnostic and family support services. Serving ages 16 months to adulthood, we offer a broad range of programs to serve the full range of the autism spectrum.
Haven offers short and long-term therapy and community resources to support youth and families experiencing grief, loss and trauma. Haven promotes mental health and community wellness to support people in leading their best lives.
Literature for All of Us
Literature for All of Us uses books and writing to facilitate circles of connection, healing and growth in the face of social inequity. By inviting participants to explore the transformative power of their own voices, they help build resilience. Literature for All of Us envisions a world where everyone regardless of race, class, culture, or gender identity, has opportunities to access their voices, embrace meaning in their lives and imagine possibilities for their futures.
The Dolphin Show at Northwestern University
The Dolphin Show at Northwestern University is a non-profit student theatre organization that annually produces the nation’s largest student-run musical. It celebrates the diverse talents of the Northwestern undergraduate community by providing opportunities to learn and excel in all artistic and administrative fields. The Dolphin Show presents a professional-caliber production, while involving the community through outreach.
Washington Elementary School
Washington Elementary School is a K-5 school that fosters students’ academic, social, and emotional growth in Evanston/Skokie District 65. At Washington, you will find a strong learning community of students, educators, and families. The school has four classrooms per grade level, two of which are dual language (English/Spanish). In addition to a rich core curriculum, students benefit from a robust fine arts program, extensive garden/wellness experiences, and a wide range of extracurricular activities.
Y.O.U. Youth & Opportunity United
Y.O.U. closes the opportunity gap by preparing youth for post-secondary and life success. Y.O.U. partners with families, schools, and the community to provide academic, social, and emotional support to 1,600 youth and their families each year, ensuring every young person has the opportunity to succeed.