Financial Information

Total Assets: $24,829,353

Total Giving: $1,322,937

Area of Service:


Areas of Interest:

Not Available




The following grants were reported in 2008:
$15,000 to Exodus World Service, Itasca, IL. For staff and operational support of Refugee Bridge group, grassroots network of refugee leaders, payable over 1 year.
$15,000 to Family Shelter Service, Wheaton, IL. For all programs provided to victims of domestic violence, payable over 1 year.
$12,700 to Addison Student Participation Center, Addison, IL. For youth literacy and adult/family educational programs at Henry Hyde Resource Center, payable over 1 year.
$10,000 to National Alliance on Mental Illness of DuPage County, Wheaton, IL. For NAMI Recovery Connections, a collaborative consumer and family-driven system of care for psychiatric patients and families, payable over 1 year.
$10,000 to Positive Parenting DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL. To enhance abilities of parents and caregivers to stimulate, protect, and nurture young children through a network of collaborating organizations, payable over 1 year.
$10,000 to Walk-In Ministry of Hope, Downers Grove, IL. For Immediate Assistance Program, which provides emergency assistance to unemployed, underemployed homeless clients, payable over 1 year.
$7,500 to DuPage Childrens Museum, Naperville, IL. For Kindergarten Math Initiative which will provide kindergarteners with innovative, hands-on math experiences, payable over 1 year.
$7,500 to Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL. For continued support of Youth Sciene Education Outreach Program for elementary school children from low-income communities, payable over 1 year.
$7,400 to Conservation Foundation of DuPage County, Naperville, IL. For various programs including Land Protection, Environmental Education, and Watershed programs, payable over 1 year.
$2,500 to Glen Ellyn Childrens Chorus, Glen Ellyn, IL. Toward underwriting costs associated with outreach programs, payable over 1 year.


Giving primarily in DuPage County, IL.
No support for religious purposes, disease-specific organizations, private foundations or private operating foundations.
No grants to individuals.


The foundation was created to benefit the residents of DuPage County, IL. It receives contributions and bequests into a permanent endowment that continues to grow and help meet the needs of its community. Priorities in grantmaking are arts and culture, environment, education, health, and human services.


Type of Grantmaker: Community foundation
Established in 1986 in IL

Quick Facts Sheet


Located in:



United States

Contact Information / Process

Phone: (630) 665-5556

Email: [email protected]

104 E. Roosevelt Rd., Ste. 204
Wheaton, IL 60187-5267

Visit foundation Web site for application form and guidelines. Application form required. Applicants should submit the following:
1. How project will be sustained once grantmaker support is completed
2. Signature and title of chief executive officer
3. Statement of problem project will address
4. Population served
5. Name, address and phone number of organization
6. Copy of IRS Determination Letter
7. Brief history of organization and description of its mission
8. Copy of most recent annual report/audited financial statement/990
9. How project’s results will be evaluated or measured
10. Listing of board of directors, trustees, officers and other key people and their affiliations
11. Detailed description of project and amount of funding requested
12. Plans for cooperation with other organizations, if any
13. Contact person
14. Copy of current year’s organizational budget and/or project budget
Initial approach: Telephone
Copies of proposal: 2
Board meeting date(s): Bimonthly
Deadline(s): Feb. 6 for Health and Human Services and Aug. 7 for Arts and Culture, Education, and Environment
Final notification: 10 weeks

Donors & Leadership

Officers and Trustees:
Carson R. Yeager, Chairperson
Frank C. Hudetz, Vice-Chairperson
David M. McGowan, President
Daniel Maguire, Secretary
Laurie K. McMahon, Treasurer
Dalip Bammi
Josephine Beavers
Norman J. Beles
Stephen M. Burt
Phillip R. Cabrera
Brett M. Dale
Janet A. Hodge
Richard W. Kuhn
Emmett P. Malloy, Jr.
Jack E. Mensching
Joan S. Morrissey
Clay P. Naccarato
Nancy E. Sindelar



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