DuPage County Historical Museum (DCHM) Foundation is a 501(c)(3) recognized by the State of Illinois. The Foundation’s primary function is to raise funds to support DCHM’s mission to educate the general public through the collection, preservation, interpretation, and exhibition of materials which document the history of DuPage County and its relationship to Illinois and the nation, and to provide local history services for historical organizations and for scholarly endeavors.

DuPage County Historical Museum Association was first organized in 2004. Following the Intergovernmental Agreement between Wheaton Park District and DuPage County the Association was reorganized as the DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation.

Key Initiatives to Support DuPage County Historical Museum

Casino Night: An evening of roaring twenties-themed fun, Casino Night features popular games such as blackjack and roulette, open bar, auctions and more.

Membership: While DCHM is a free Museum (donations appreciated), members receive unique benefits. For more information, see Membership Information.

Annual Fund and Major Gifts Program: Twice each year friends, visitors and supporters of the Museum are contacted to support through a sponsorship or monetary gift. Funds from the Annual Fund and Major Gifts program are allocated for specific programs, exhibits, and general operations.

Planned Giving: Show support for the DuPage County Historical Museum for future generations. Memorial gifts and bequests should be made to the DuPage County Historical Museum Foundation.

Support the Foundation

Make a monetary contribution at Donations via check can be directed to DuPage County Historical Museum, 102 E. Wesley St., Wheaton, IL 60187. All monetary contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent permitted by law. Please contact Kaitlin Lizik at 630.510.4961 or [email protected] with any questions. Thank you for your support!

Board of Directors

Marty Keller, President
Emily Doyle, Vice President
Michael Benard, Secretary
Melody Coleman, Treasurer
Philip Buchanan
Mike Childress
Bill Liu
Troy Rodman
David Thiel
Glennette Tilley Turner
Dan Wagner

Museum Foundation Financial Reports