Grant Year: 2018

Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry

The Dunham Fund is supporting two programs for local families in need of healthy, nutritious food and healthy living options. Student Food Program: $50,000 Fill the Bowls Event: $5,000 Student Food Program / $50,000 Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry received a $50,000 grant from the Dunham Fund to help launch the Student Food Program, an initiative …

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Boy Scouts of America

Three Fires Council: $40,000 Foxfire Special Needs Committee: $1,500 Three Fires Council / $40,000 The Dunham Fund is partnering with the local Boy Scouts of America council (Three Fires Council) as they expand their STEM program, Hispanic outreach, and family scouting programs with a $40,000 grant. The Three Fires Council identified major initiatives to help …

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A+ Foundation for West Aurora Schools

The grant will provide for the creation of the new Wally Smith Playground at Hill Elementary in the Illinois School District 129. Hill school currently has a playground for younger children. The new playground will be designed for 3-5th-grade children.

CASA Kane County

Dunham Fund is proud to support the 8th Annual Super Heroes Luncheon on November 1st, 2018. Every year hundreds of community-minded people attended the event to learn how they can help make a difference in the lives of local abused and neglected children in need. Dunham Fund’s $5,000 grant supports this event to helps increase …

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Center for Healthcare Innovation

The Dunham Fund is continuing to support the work of the Healthy Aurora,, created by the Center for Healthcare Innovation (CHI). Healthy Aurora is a community-wide effort to help Aurora residents lead healthier lives through helping uninsured residents find the right coverage and encouraging insured residents to take control of their own healthcare choices. This …

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Law Enforcement Youth Academy

The Law Enforcement Youth Academy began in 2002 to give local students hands-on experience in law enforcement and community service. The program teaches students the value and details of police work through mock traffic stops, tours of the Aurora Police Department, visits with the mayor, and more. Since the program’s inception, 396 youth have graduated …

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