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American Heart Association Receives $15K Grant From Community Foundation

Home may be where the heart is, but it's also the place where most cardiac arrests occur, putting both the young and the young-at-heart at risk. To save hearts, the American Heart Association recommends calling 911 to activate emergency medical response; initiating cardiopulmonary resuscitation to help maintain vital blood flow to the brain; defibrillation; and… Read more…

Breaking Free Receives $17K Grant From Community Foundation

For further information: Ann E. Spehar, Director of Development Breaking Free announced today that it is the proud recipient of a $17,875 grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley for the purchase of new, customizable, electronic record-keeping and billing software. As a community-based provider of comprehensive services, Breaking Free works collaboratively… Read more…

Provena Mercy Medical Center Foundation Receives $50K Grant From Community Foundation

For further information: MaryEllen Coombs, Communications Specialist The Provena Mercy Medical Center Foundation has been awarded a grant in the amount of $50,000 for new equipment in the hospital’s cardiac catheterization lab from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley.  The cath lab is a key area of the hospital, visited annually by… Read more…

LivingWell Cancer Resource Center Receives $20K Grant From Community Foundation

For further information: Nancy S. Vance, Executive Director LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, the first of its kind complementary cancer care facility in the Fox Valley region, is pleased to announce the launch of their newly redesigned website,  The LivingWell website is an educational and supportive resource for those living with cancer, their loved ones,… Read more…

DayOneNetwork Receives $12K Grant From Community Foundation

The DayOneNetwork recently received three new grants from local foundations. DayOneNetwork is a nonprofit, community-based agency located in Geneva providing service coordination and advocacy services to children and adults with developmental delays and/or disabilities and their families. Grants from the Hansen-Furnas Foundation in Batavia and the Community Foundation of Fox River Valley in Aurora will… Read more…

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

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

Marianne Renner

Past Scholarship Recipient & Current Leadership Coach

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

…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

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

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