Restoration

2016 Restoration Update


The City of Aurora has received 2 grants to support the current phase of the GAR restoration. The City received a grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity for $200,000 to go toward the design and fabrication of display cases. The City also received a grant from the Kane County Riverboat Fund for $46,000 to fund a portion of the display cases.

How You Can Help


You can donate to APAC's GAR restoration effort by:
  • By calling Aurora's Customer Service Center at 630-256-INFO or the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley at 630-896-7800
  • Going online to the Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley's website
  • Sending a check or money order to the Aurora Public Art Commission Fund:
    Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley
    111 W Downer Place
    Aurora, IL 60506