Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
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  • Serving Charitable Donors Since 1948

    The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is a collection of individual funds and resources given by local citizens to enhance and support the quality of life in the Fox River Valley Illinois.

    We are a tax-exempt public charity that allows individuals, businesses, and other non-profit organizations to establish permanent endowment and temporary funds within the confines of one large foundation. Read more…

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    2016 Scholarship Awards

    Congratulations to our many 2016 Scholarship Program Recipients!

    This year the Foundation has over 700 recipients, nearly 200 scholarship funds, and awarded nearly $1.04 Million over the next four years!


    Daily Herald: GAR Hall to Reopen in Aurora on Memorial Day

    The Daily Herald published an article about the reopening of the Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Museum in Aurora. The renovation to this historic building is ongoing, and the Aurora Public Art Commission Fund within Community Foundation continues to accept donations to finish the project.

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    Vets Week Aurora


    The Aurora Veterans Advisory Council is proud to announce its inaugural event – Vets Week Aurora 2016!


    Fox Valley United Way – Annual Recognition Breakfast


    What better way to celebrate a caring community than to bring that community together to share stories of changed lives thanks to the generosity of neighbors? This year’s Fox Valley United Way Annual Breakfast will be held on May 19, 2016.


    AID Annual Meeting and Awards Night


    Join AID as they recognize client achievement and honor the generosity and dedication of volunteers, community supporters, and employees.


    Stand Up For Kids


    Come enjoy an evening of fun, laughter and music at the Changing Children’s Worlds Foundation’s Spring Fundraiser!


    A Social For Scout


    Live music, silent auction, raffle, food, fun and most of all, friendship for Scout!

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    In Memoriam : Robert E. Brent

    Our friend and former director Robert E. Brent passed away on May 5, 2016. Bob served the Foundation from 2005-2013. To make a memorial contribution to the Robert E. Brent Memorial Fund, click “In Memoriam” above.


    In Memoriam : Marguerite “Peg” Aiels

    Marguerite “Peg” Aiels, 86, passed away April 23, 2016. To make a memorial contribution to the Community Foundation Memorial Endowment Fund, click “In Memoriam” above.


    In Memoriam : Carmen L. Guerrieri

    Carmen L. Guerrieri, 87, has passed away. To make a memorial contribution to the Mary S. Bertolini Hope Advisory Fund (established in memory of Carmen’s daughter Mary), click “In Memoriam” above.

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