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Illinois Foundation Awards $375,000 in Grants to Non-Profits Dedicated to the Arts

The DuPage Community Foundation
Four area businesses were recently awarded grants ranging from $3,500 to $200,000 from the JCS Fund for Arts and Education in Wheaton, Illinois. The organization awarded a total of $374,500 in grants to the non-profit organizations, all of whom provided programs in the arts to DuPage County residents.

The JCS Fund is a program of the DuPage Community Foundation that supports programs in the arts. Businesses who received grants provided programs such as music, theater and arts education programs for school children and minorities. Non-profit organizations who bring quality arts programs that provide long-term benefits to the community may apply. Eligible organizations may submit one application per year.

The JCS Fund was established in 2013 by The DuPage Community Foundation in order to support organizations focused on art, music, culture, health, and education within DuPage County, Illinois.

The DuPage Community Foundation was established in 1986. It is funded by contributions from individuals, corporations, organizations and foundations. The earnings from the funds are used to award grants to local non-profit organizations working in the areas of arts and culture, education, environment, health, and human services that directly serve the residents of DuPage County.

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