JCS Fund of the DuPage Foundation

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The mission of the JCS Fund of the DuPage Foundation is to support instrumental music, cultural, health, educational, artistic and other charitable organizations serving the needs of residents of DuPage County, Illinois. The Fund is particularly interested in programs that provide long-term benefits. The Fund has discretion to support charitable organizations serving other communities if it determines that the goals of those organizations are consistent with its charitable interests.

Healthy Lifestyles Grant Opportunity

After an LOI process, several local organizations have been invited to submit applications for funding for evidenced-based programs that encourages healthy eating and physical activity. This grant opportunity is available to organizations by invitation only.

"Picture This" Mini-Grant

JCS Fund will not be considering any further applications in 2018.  Check back for guidelines for 2019.

Young People’s Music Initiative (YPMI)

One of the key programs supported by the JCS Fund is the Young People’s Music Initiative (YPMI). Through this initiative, critical support is provided to schools throughout DuPage County to help foster love and appreciation for music in young students.

This grant opportunity is available to schools/districts by invitation only.

JCS Fund Annual Reports