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Welcome To The Dunham Fund

Welcome to the Dunham Fund, the largest private foundation in the greater Aurora, Illinois area. Our goal as a philanthropic organization is to provide financial support to qualifying organizations that, like John Dunham and his family, are devoted to education, enterprise and community development — the foundations for a better tomorrow.


This site is intended to help visitors learn about Mr. Dunham, the Fund he endowed and the types of positive, change-focused activities we support. We have included a grant application to make it easy for organizations to apply for funding.


We encourage applicants whose activities inspire positive change to apply for Fund support, so that, together, we can make the world a more comfortable, safer place for mankind.



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Dunham Fund: Partner of Advance Illinois & 60 by 25 Network

Thu, 12 Feb 2015 17:03:21 +0000 The Dunham Fund strongly believes collaboration and innovation are vital to effecting positive change in our communities. We are proud to partner with Advance Illinois and the Illinois 60 by 25 Network as they set out towards their ambitious goal; Help 60 percent of adults in Illinois get a credential or degree after they graduate […]


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