CHAD is awarded a $6,000 Grant from Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley

News release (Monday, December 16, 2013)

Aurora, IL - Community Housing Advocacy & Development (CHAD) was selected through a competitive grant selection process to be the recipient of a $6,000 grant from the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley. The grant will be used for the first phase of an integrated brand and marketing development project to revitalize CHAD’s identity, brand architecture, and value proposition.

The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley is a non-profit philanthropic organization based in Aurora, Illinois that administers individual charitable funds from which grants and scholarships are distributed to benefit the citizens of the Greater Aurora Area, the TriCities and Kendall County Illinois. For more information, please see

Upon hearing that CHAD was selected for the grant award, CHAD’s Executive Director, Brian Worth, had this to say: “CHAD is honored to have been selected as the recipient of this generous grant award and will be using the funds to better promote an awareness of CHAD’s mission and ongoing endeavor to provide affordable housing solutions to the hard-working individuals and families residing in the Aurora and the greater Kane County area.”

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