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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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The Dunham Fund: Proud Partner of the Paramount Theatre

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:35:47 +0000 The Dunham Fund is a proud partner of the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, IL. Continuing their ongoing commitment to the community, The Dunham Fund focuses their attention on the arts. Providing a matching grant to the Paramount Theatre, The Dunham Fund encourages others to contribute to this wonderful cause. The Dunham Fund believes the Paramount […]


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