The Community Foundation is pleased to report that $129,450 in spring Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants benefited a total of 29 nonprofits and community organizations across the greater Chicagoland area for music education.
Congratulations to the spring 2019 grant recipients:
The Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grant is one of several grantmaking programs at the Community Foundation. Funding is possible through a donor advised fund established by the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation in 2012.
Grant applications are due by midnight on March 1 and September 1 of each year. Funding support is determined by criteria met and the amount requested. Preference to 501(c)3 organizations is given.
Donate to any fund at the Community Foundation, including the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund at www.dekalbccf.org/donate or by mail to the DeKalb County Community Foundation, 475 DeKalb Avenue, Sycamore, IL 60178.
Pictured: A Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund grant to Just Make It Happen provided support for their Artist in Residence Spring Strings program. Pictured are guest artists Linc and Ann Smelser along with students from KinderCare in DeKalb who participated in one of the music enrichment programs. These programs are designed to collaborate with district, state, and national learning standards in music education for children and provide access to professional artistic models of performance and content. Photo courtesy of Just Make it Happen DeKalb.