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

  • 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…

  • Grantee Spotlight: Cal’s Angels

      September is National Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, which usually means a flurry of activity at Cal’s Angels, a nonprofit that “provides hope and support to children fighting cancer through various programs”. The nonprofit received a CFFRV grant in 2018 to expand its workspace and more effectively provide programming that includes financial assistance, wish granting, hospital […]

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    Celebrate Differences – Oswego Chocolate Walk for Charity


    As a perfect start to Valentine’s Day, Celebrate Differences is hosting it’s first annual Chocolate Walk on Saturday, February 10th, from 11am to 3pm in Oswego. Our one day walk, for those in search of mouth-watering chocolate treats, will explore Oswego businesses in a unique and a chocolatey, blissful way. Click here for more information.

    Opportunity Through Baseball: Dinner and Auction


    Nequa Valley Athletic Boosters to host a dinner and auction to benefit several organizations, including Aurora Neighborhood Boys Baseball League and Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry

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    In Memoriam: Christopher Scholes

    Friend of the Foundation Christopher Scholes passed away on August 16. To learn more about Christopher and make a donation, click “In Memoriam” above.

    In Memoriam: Donald A. Schindlbeck

    Former CFFRV Board Chair Donald A. Schindlbeck passed away on Saturday, July 25. To learn more about Donald and make a memorial contribution, click “In Memoriam” above.

    In Memoriam: Helen Mitchler

    Friend of the Foundation Helen Mitchler passed on Saturday, July 4th. To learn more about Helen and 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
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