Mission & Vision

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The Foundation’s mission is to acquire and manage the funds to promote a thriving arts community in Geneva. 

It seeks contributions from numerous sources, including state and national governmental foundations and funds; regional, state and national private foundations and organizations devoted to the furtherance of art; private citizens who are committed to the enhancement of our community through increasing the presence of the all the arts.

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To establish an endowment to support major cultural arts projects and a Center for the Arts in Geneva. 

The Foundation’s purposes are to support, develop and encourage the arts in the City of Geneva, Illinois, and its environs. It will disburse funds for projects that are designed to develop and enhance the literary, visual, performing and other creative arts throughout Geneva. Ultimately the Foundation intends to put in place a Center for the Arts that will provide a gallery, performance spaces, and educational opportunities for the city. 

 © 2015 Geneva Foundation for the Arts  •  P.O. Box 86  •  Geneva, IL 60134