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Boudreau Family Fund

Established 2022

Dr. Charles Boudreau worked for several years as the Director of Student Services at Waubonsee Community College. Over course of his career, he worked with many students that needed assistance overcoming financial, personal, and/or developmental challenges, including autism. In the last decade, there has been a threefold increase in the number of children identified with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The dual challenges presented by this increase are to provide services to autistic children and to conduct research into the causes of autism.The Boudreau Family Fund donates to Urban Autism Solutions and RUSH’s Autism Assessment, Research, Treatment, and Services Center. Dr, Boudreau feels very fortunate to create a fund that makes donations to support a growing special needs population. The Boudreau Family Fund will ensure that donations continue for essential services for youth and young adults and autism research.

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

Marianne Renner

Past Scholarship Recipient & Current Leadership Coach

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

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

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

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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