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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: Proud Partners of Home Centered Care Institute

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:39:37 +0000 The Dunham Fund proudly partners with the Home Centered Care Institute by issuing a million dollar challenge grant to help provide expansion and success of Tom Cornwell’s home care medicine model. For the past 20 years, Tom Cornwell, Chairman and Chief Medical Officer, has made over 90,000 house calls for homebound patients in the Aurora […]


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