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.

Foundation funds are used to provide grants to non-profit organizations and scholarships to area students.

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley serves the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County in the State of Illinois.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide effective and rewarding ways for donors to fulfill their philanthropic objectives.

Vision Statement

The Community Foundation’s vision is to be recognized as a trusted philanthropic leader in the communities we serve through the delivery of the highest quality donor services, customized and unique grant and scholarship programs, and bold initiatives to address community needs.

Our Values

Collaboration: We collaborate with and seek opportunities to partner with others in our community to meet common goals.

Engagement: We engage with empathy and compassion to create an environment in which everyone is welcomed, respected, supported, valued, and has opportunities to fully participate.

Inclusion: We include the voices, views, and perspectives of all individuals recognizing that diversity and inclusion strengthens innovation, creativity, higher performance, and community engagement.

Education: We educate our current and future donors about the ongoing needs of our diverse Fox Valley community and encourage lifelong philanthropy.

Communication: We communicate effectively by listening intently and maintaining transparency with our words and actions.



(630) 896-7800