It’s that time again for Oak Parkers to put on their thinking caps and submit their big ideas to the Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation’s Big Idea contest.

The contest is sponsored by the group’s Entrepreneur Leaders in Philanthropy group.

The winner will receive $50,000 to fund their big idea. Submissions are due Jan. 4 and a winner will be announced on March 13. More information is available at

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