The JCS Fund of The DuPage Community Foundation Awards Music Grants to Local Schools
Each individual school submitted a grant application. The programs funded and schools to which the grants were awarded are listed below: The grant will be used to purchase various instruments, storage equipment, and a sheet music filing system to replace the choir music library.
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