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Fox Valley Repertory Receives $3.4K Grant From Community Foundation

Chicago Tribune – TribLocal.com – St. Charles
By Audra Sybert

Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley Awards Capital Improvement Grant to Fox Valley Repertory

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The grant will help reduce long-term costs and increase the capabilities of lighting designs on stage. In addition, the Performing Arts Academy’s Youth Ensemble will benefit from specialty lighting and a more dynamic presentation. The acquired dimmers have a life span of 10 to 15 years.Fox Valley Repertory is pleased to announce that the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is awarding a capital improvement grant in the amount of $3,450 for the purchase of ten dual dimmer cards to improve stage lighting needs.

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is a non-profit philanthropic organization that administers individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the Tri-Cities and Kendall County Illinois. The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is located in Aurora, IL; more information can be found at their website www.cffrv.org/.

Fox Valley Repertory (FVR) is a not-for-profit performing arts company based in St. Charles, IL dedicated to entertaining, enriching and educating lives in the Fox Valley Area. As the largest, professional arts organization in the area, FVR strives to present outstanding productions and provide exceptional education programs through the FVR Performing Arts Academy.

Fox Valley Repertory at Pheasant Run Resort is located at 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL. Financial support helps provide for scholarships, operational expenses, and new programs such as a new play project planned for this summer; to subscribe, donate, or volunteer, please contact Scott Piner at 630/443-0438 or visit www.foxvalleyrep.org for more information..

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, I was worried about how I was going to pay for books and supplies. This scholarship will allow me to focus more on my studies instead of worrying about how to afford college. I am working to not only create opportunities for myself but to motivate future generations. Thank you so much for helping me along this journey!

Moises J.

Claude & Alice Allen Memorial Scholarship Recipient

A community foundation is a donor-driven organization that helps donors custom-design funds that reflect their charitable interests. Through the years, grants from these funds have made a significant impact on our local communities.

Sharon Stredde

President Emeritus

We chose the Community Foundation because of its reputation. It’s well known, established and we can trust them to do the job for us.

Dick Schindel

Richard and Susan Schindel Scholarship Funds

Thank you very much for supporting my college education for these four years. I will never be able to repay you for the opportunity that this scholarship has given to me.

Julia H.

[Renewing Scholarship Recipient] Graduate of Hinkley-Big Rock High School

…you can always start small, even $25 can make a difference. Remember we can’t take our money with us. Even if it’s just your gift of time. Volunteer and get involved.

Cris Anderson

Cristina & Thomas S. Anderson Endowment Fund | Tom & Cris Anderson Colonial Advisory Fund

Being a part of the Community Foundation scholarship committee is the highlight of my year. For many, a scholarship from the Community Foundation is the reason they are able to continue reaching for their dreams and changing the future of our world. I hope each recipient knows just how inspirational they are to those of us who are lucky enough to read their stories.

Jessica Breugelmans

Board Member & Scholarship Committee Member

Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley

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