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Community Foundation awards Joseph Corporation a $7,500.00 grant

This May 2017, the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley awards a $7,500.00 grant to Joseph Corporation for new technology.  “On behalf of the Joseph Corporation and its Board of Directors, I would like to thank the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley for their recent grant of $7,500 toward technology upgrades.  Joseph Corporation has been addressing affordable housing in the Aurora community since 1990. In order for Joseph Corporation to better serve our clients and provide up to date data for our funders, new computers were a necessity,” said Dennis Wiggins, Executive Director, Joseph Corporation.

“We are grateful for the work that is done by Joseph Corporation to help hundreds of individuals and families throughout the Fox River Valley each year better understand the home buying process and become successful homeowners,” said Julie Christman, Director of Community Involvement and Partnerships, Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley.

About Joseph Corporation:

For more information about how Joseph Corporation can help with credit counseling, foreclosure prevention, homebuyer education and our other services, please call 630-906-9400.

About the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is a non-profit, tax-exempt, philanthropic organization that administers individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County, Illinois.

Founded in 1948, the Foundation provides a simple and powerful approach to charitable giving. Individuals, families, businesses and organizations have the opportunity to custom design their own named funds that reflect their charitable goals and interests. Since its inception, the Community Foundation has grown to more than $80 million in assets and has awarded more than $63 million in grants and scholarships.

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Dennis Wiggins, Executive Director

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

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

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