This fund was created to honor the life of Shelley Scott (1970-2015). Scholarships from the fund are awarded to graduates of Oswego High School.
This fund was established Eric P. Whitaker, who received support from the then-Aurora Foundation in 1974 to attend the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He seeks to support others from the small village of North Aurora who graduate from West Aurora High School.
The John V. Winkle Foundation was created to provide scholarships to graduates of high schools located within the Community Foundation’s service area. Scholarships from his foundation will continue Mr. Winkle’s belief in the potential of every person and his sense of commitment to one’s community.
Karen Towers, a beloved West Aurora School District 129 educator, passed away December 17, 2016. To make a memorial contribution in her name to the Community Foundation Memorial Endowment Fund, click “In Memoriam” above.
Longtime friend of the Foundation Donna Lies passed away on October 19, 2016 at the age of 85. To make a memorial contribution to the Arnold E. and Donna Lies Family Endowment Fund, click “In Memoriam” above.
Stephen Lohm, beloved grandfather to Scout Cantrell, passed away on September 26, 2016. To make a memorial contribution to the For Scout Foundation, click “In Memoriam” above