Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
(630) 896-7800

info@cffrv.org

  • 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…

  • In Memoriam: Thomas S. Alexander

    Friend of the Foundation Thomas S. Alexander passed away on November 17, 2021.  Tom was a member of the Foundation’s board of directors for many years and served on a number of committees including finance and audit as well as leadership roles of treasurer, vice president, and president. Click “In Memoriam” above to read more or to make a memorial contribution.

    Featured Fund Friday: Mary Calkins Barbee Memorial Fund

    This fund was created as a memorial to Mary Calkins Barbee who passed away January 14, 2015. Mary was born in Richmond, Wisconsin on New Years Eve in 1922. After graduating from Wisconsin State University in Whitewater, she established herself in Aurora where she taught 38 years, all but one at Bardwell Elementary School. She […]

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    In Memoriam: Thomas S. Alexander

    Friend of the Foundation Thomas S. Alexander passed away on November 17, 2021.  Tom was a member of the Foundation’s board of directors for many years and served on a number of committees including finance and audit as well as leadership roles of treasurer, vice president, and president. Click “In Memoriam” above to read more or to make a memorial contribution.

    In Memoriam: Carl J. Kaufmann

    Carl J. Kaufmann, a Community Foundation Life Member, passed away on September 4, 2021. To make a memorial contribution, click “In Memoriam” above.

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    Did You Know?

    …the Community Foundation currently administers more than 600 charitable funds
    …the Community Foundation has awarded more than$75 million in grants & scholarships since our founding
    …the Community Foundation has a low 10.5% administrative expense as percent of income
    (630) 896-7800

    info@cffrv.org