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Since our inception, the DuPage Foundation has awarded nearly $35 million in grants to not-for-profit agencies serving the residents of DuPage County and beyond. As DuPage County’s philanthropic leader, we are committed to raising the quality of life for area residents through our support of area not-for-profits and special initiatives while also helping our donors realize their unique charitable goals. Specifically, our grant programs consist of:

  • Community Needs Grants
    Awarded to local not-for-profits working in the areas of the Arts and Culture, Education, Environment, and Health and Human Services.
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  • Special Initiatives
    Such as Arts DuPage and Bright & Early DuPage, among others.
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  • Donor-Advised Grants
    Awarded from Foundation donor-advised funds to agencies and causes throughout the county and beyond upon recommendation from their fund advisors.
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  • Designated Grants
    Awarded from Foundation designated funds to benefit one or more agencies or causes throughout the county and beyond as specified by the funds' creators at the time the funds are established.
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We encourage you to continue exploring our site to learn more about our services and impact or to contact us, either via e-mail or at 630.665.5556, with questions.