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…

  • Hermann & Rita Golter

    Fund Spotlight: Hermann & Rita Golter Scholarship Endowment Fund

    The Hermann & Rita Golter Scholarship Endowment Fund was established to provide scholarships to graduates of West Aurora High School who are studying in the field of International Business, International Relations or International Studies and who are fluent in a foreign language.

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    Fox Mill 5K Benefiting the Cameron Pepera Memorial Foundation

    This year’s race will honor a special Fox Mill resident, Cameron Pepera, who passed away suddenly from epilepsy on September 2, 2015. Cameron was a Thompson Middle School 7th grader, a Titan Cross Country team member, a Tae Kwon Do black belt, and an avid Ohio State Buckeyes fan. All proceeds will benefit The Cameron Pepera Memorial […]


    Anderson Animal Shelter’s 10th Annual Dogleg Open

    Anderson Animal Shelter is inviting all golfers to attend the 10th Annual DOGLEG OPEN scheduled for July 22nd at The Highlands Golf Course in Elgin. Golfers who participate will win the satisfaction of helping a charitable organization because the proceeds from this tournament will benefit Anderson Animal Shelter. Registration Check-in runs from 10:00-11:00 a.m., the Shotgun […]

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    In Memoriam : Genevieve Jungels

    Longtime supporter of the Foundation Genevieve Jungels recently passed away. To make a memorial contribution to the Edward and Genevieve Jungels Scholarship Fund, click “In Memoriam” above.

    Leon McNair

    In Memoriam : Leon M. McNair, Jr.

    Leon McNair, a longtime friend of the Community Foundation, passed away on July 3, 2016. To make a memorial contribution to the Leon McNair Memorial Fund, click “In Memoriam” above.

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