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DuPage Foundation is pleased to welcome two new committee members, approved at the November 18 Board of Trustees meeting.

DuPage Foundation is pleased to award $432,193 in grants to 31 DuPage County not-for-profit organizations working in the areas of education, arts & culture, the environment, and animal welfare as part of the Foundation’s fall, 2021, Community Needs Grant Program.

Established earlier this fall, the Lombard Area AAUW Dickson/Mosillo Scholarship Fund will deploy annual scholarships within two categories of eligibility.

Joining in celebration with community foundations across the country, DuPage Foundation is proud to observe Community Foundation Week, November 12 – 18, which coincides with National Philanthropy Day® (NPD) on November 15.

Dave McGowan, DuPage Foundation president & CEO, gives a final report on the COVID-19 Response Fund, which raised and granted nearly $1.8 million from its inception on March 19, 2020.

In a partnership that will bolster the impact of two local grantmaking institutions, DuPage Foundation and Tellabs Foundation are pleased to announce the pending transfer of the assets of Tellabs Foundation into an endowment fund at DuPage Foundation.

DuPage Foundation is pleased to welcome Timothy D. Elliott, Andrew O. Johnson and Sahira P. Sadiq to its Board of Trustees, who were elected during the September 16 Board meeting.

On September 16, Nathaniel P. Wasson, CEPA, CFP®, TEP was elected as Chair of DuPage Foundation’s Board of Trustees to guide the Foundation’s core work and strategic plan over the next few years.

DuPage Foundation is pleased to welcome seven new committee members, approved at the September 16 Board of Trustees meeting.

DuPage Foundation can help maximize your year-end charitable giving plans to ensure your goals are accomplished by the end of the 2021 tax year.

As a partner within the estate planning community, DuPage Foundation proudly observes National Estate Planning Awareness Week to encourage DuPage County residents to create meaningful estate plans.

DuPage Foundation was ranked as a “Four Star Charity” by Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator.

DuPage Foundation is pleased to announce the promotion of Michael R. Sitrick, CFRE, JD, to executive vice president for advancement, effective immediately.

On September 30, 1986, The DuPage Community Foundation was officially introduced as the new charitable conduit for DuPage County, starting out with a $100,000 matching challenge grant as a donor-advised fund of The Chicago Community Trust.

DuPage Foundation’s staff and Board of Trustees were deeply saddened to learn Trustee Emeritus Charlie Thurston passed away on August 25, 2021.

Arts DuPage was recently listed as the top resource for everything art on the arts, entertainment and recreation website section of Choose DuPage.

DuPage Foundation’s staff and Board of Trustees were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Betty Bradshaw, a longtime Foundation supporter and spouse of the late Jerry C. Bradshaw, a founder of DuPage Foundation.

DuPage Foundation is pleased to announce the promotion of Laura R. Ernst to program officer, effective immediately.

DuPage Foundation is pleased to welcome two new committee members, approved at the July 15 Board of Trustees meeting.

DuPage Foundation earned a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition from GuideStar.

DuPage Foundation’s Bright & Early initiative focuses on ensuring children from birth to age five in DuPage County receive the comprehensive support critical in preparing them for success in kindergarten and beyond. Each year, the initiative provides grant funds for local community organizations to leverage resources and create formal community early childhood collaboratives.

Theodore M. (Ted) Utchen was a man with a big heart and a passion on his sleeve. He cared deeply about DuPage County, its people and its organizations, belonging to many, including DuPage Foundation.

Learn about philanthropists from the past whose legacies have shaped our world today. This article features the story of Joy Morton, whose legacy is the world famous Morton Arboretum in Lisle.

Transfer of wealth in the next decade or two could mean big gains for charitable giving.

DuPage Foundation Sets New Record with Spring Grant Awards

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