Fairbury Community Foundation Current Projects

  1. Backpack Program
    The Fairbury Community Foundation has joined with the Jefferson County Attendance Support program the Jefferson County Diversion program Public Health Solutions-Rooted in Relationships program, Black Hills Energy, and Wal-Mart Super Center - Fairbury to provide the basic school supplies to the youth that need them.
  2. K-9 Program
    The Fairbury Community Foundation has partnered with the Jefferson County Sheriff's department and will be actively taking ongoing donations for their K-9 program.
  3. Bonham Theatre Project
    Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to the Bonham Theater Project, an ongoing historical restoration taken on by a group of locals. Donate Today!
  4. “Bring Back The Lights”
    Working with city and county officials to bring Christmas lights back to the Jefferson County Courthouse
  5. Miss Jefferson County Pageant & Little Sisters Program
    Working with the Miss Jefferson County Pageant organization to market and grow the organization and increase scholarship funding. In a joint effort to grow the Little Sisters program and allow girls of all ages experience the pageant process and expectations.
  6. Avenue of Flags – Fairbury “Flag Town”
    Working with veteran’s families, businesses and organizations to add more flags to the Ave of Flags and to replace the cotton casket flags with weatherproof nylon.
    Working with community members to encourage the purchase and display of more American flags throughout the community.
  7. Fairbury Municipal Pool
    Working with volunteers to organize efforts to design, build and fund a new aquatic center in the Fairbury City Park.
  8. Fairbury Arts Council
    Working with the Jefferson County Art Guild to promote the organization and their activities.
  9. Bonham Theatre Project
    Working to provide fundraising and operational support for Fairbury’s historic movie theatre, The Bonham Theatre.
  10. Courthouse 125 Celebration & Fairbury's 150th Anniversary
    Working with committee members to organize and promote the 125th anniversary of the Jefferson County Courthouse with a community festival around Fairbury’s historic downtown square
  11. Truancy Program
    Working with school and county officials to address truancy issues within the Fairbury Public School system.
  12. Community Service Program
    Working with local law enforcement to create an inmate worker program to put low risk offenders to work in the community on projects such as parks maintenance and beautification.