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J. Paul & Wanda H. Kuhn Scholarship Endowment Fund

Established 1986

J. Paul Kuhn
J. Paul Kuhn

This fund, created upon receipt of a bequest from the estate of Wanda Kuhn in 1986, was established as an endowment in 1989.

J. Paul Kuhn (1889-1966) was an Aurora attorney for many years.

He received his law degree in 1910 and established a practice in Aurora that year.

He served as assistant state’s attorney in Kane County from 1912-1916 and was active in numerous professional and fraternal organizations.

Mrs. Kuhn was born in Iowa in 1919. She was an Aurora resident until her death in 1985.

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

…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

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

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

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