Aurora Area Community Foundation

A trusted resource for philanthropy serving communities in Aurora and Lawrence County.

Our Mission

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The mission of the Aurora Area Community Foundation is to establish endowments that enhance the quality of life for current and future generations by reinvesting in the community.

The foundation seeks to service the area by building charitable assets and meeting local needs through leadership and collaboration. Since our founding on Sept. 11, 2006, Aurora Area Community Foundation has distributed more than $1,397,393 in grants to the community. We now hold assets totaling $4,122,410 as of June 30, 2020.



Our Leadership

Our foundation is led by members of our community.

Michael Thach, President
John Paul Lee, Vice President
Leanne Cope, Secretary
James Ferguson, Treasurer
Jack Muench
Scott Pettit
Melvey Hillhouse
Joseph Woodcock
Debbie Stanley

Aurora Area Legacy Society

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  • Brian and Reneé Fogle
  • Randy and Melissa Howard
  • Jack and Cyndy Muench
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