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Fund Advisor Information & Important Links

Our Fund Advisor portal is a valuable resource that allows those who advise a CFFRV fund to view recent fund activity, make contributions, and more. We’ve compiled a list of helpful information and important links to refer to as you use your fund.

Fund Advisor Portal

Your Fund Advisor Portal  is a valuable resource that allows those who advise a CFFRV fund to view your fund balance, recent fund activity, make contributions, and more.

You can access your portal at any time, visit cffrv.gives/FundPortal, and sign in using your username and password. If you serve as an advisor for multiple charitable funds, you will see the “Choose Fund” menu once you have successfully signed in.  Choose the particular fund with which you wish to interact.

Fund Advisor Distributions
Donations to Funds

To donate, you can Give Now or Find a Fund

You are welcome to acknowledge your donors (who have not requested anonymity) above and beyond what the donor services team does.    The donor services teams do send acknowledgment letters to           each named donor for you as part of our service.  This includes the name of the fund, the donation             amount, and important tax information.

How can I instruct someone to donate by mail?

Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley

     PO Box 4786,

      Aurora, IL 60507-4786

  **Please put the name of the fund in the memo line**

If you wish to drop off a cash donation, please contact our office at 630-896-7800 to confirm staff availability.

To tell others about your fund you can share your fund page.  Once your fund page is created, we provide you with a short link, which you can share with your community so they can quickly and smoothly navigate to your fund page.

Thanking Donors

You are welcome to thank donors (who have not requested anonymity) as you wish! However, we do send acknowledgement letters to each named donor for you as part of our services. This includes the name of the fund, the donation amount, and important tax information.

Additional Requests

Please contact Anna Toole, Donor Services Coordinator, via email at anna@cffrv.org or phone 331-208-9424 to do any of the following:

  • To add content or change your fund profile page
  • To add someone else as a Fund Advisor
  • To retrieve or change my login information

 

For information specific to scholarship Fund Advisors, please see our Scholarship Fund Advisor FAQs below.

Scholarship Fund Advisor FAQs

How do I. . .

Make a distribution?

Those with scholarship funds administered through the CFFRV Scholarship Program do not make distributions separate from the scholarship award agreed upon in their fund terms.

Those with scholarship funds administered by a committee outside of the CFFRV Scholarship Program should contact our Scholarship Team at scholarship@cffrv.org or 630-896-7800 to discuss the distribution process.

Tell others about my fund?

For those with scholarship funds who wish to promote said funds, it is important to remember that students cannot apply to any one individual scholarship. Rather, when they apply to the CFFRV Scholarship Program, they are potentially considered for many scholarships within the program. Please direct anyone interested in donating to your fund or applying for the scholarship to our website.  We always welcome Fund Advisors’ enthusiasm in promoting their fund as part of the larger program! For any other scholarship fund-related questions, please contact our Scholarship Team at scholarship@cffrv.org or 630-896-7800.  

Know when someone has been awarded a scholarship from my fund?

Please contact our Scholarship Team at scholarship@cffrv.org or 630-896-7800.

…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

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

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

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

There’s no question in my mind that the scholarship I received opened up possibilities.

Marianne Renner

Past Scholarship Recipient & Current Leadership Coach

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

Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley

Install Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley

Install this application on your home screen for quick and easy access when you’re on the go.

Just tap then “Add to Home Screen”

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