Making the Fox River a Community Centerpiece
...Enhance the St. Charles riverfront environment as a destination for individuals, families, organizations and businesses.
...Celebrate our community’s rich history, cultural traditions and distinct personality.
...Expand the safe, recreational use of the Fox River, as well as health and wellness activities in and around the riverfront.
...Create a unique riverfront experience that strengthens the economic heartbeat of St. Charles and its downtown partners.
St. Charles volunteers thinking spring with Project Daffodil
The overcast skies and blustery weather Saturday may not have conjured up images of flowery blooms, but the work of about 100 volunteers along the Fox River ensured gorgeous spring... Read More
Project Daffodil aiming to plant 5,000 flowers in St. Charles
Beyond the 100 volunteers meeting Saturday at Mount St. Mary Park in St. Charles, next spring the iconic Humpty Dumpty-esque statue will be surrounded by the blooms ... Read More
Engineering Feasibility Study Has Been Completed.
Our board of directors and volunteers continuously look for ways to improve access to the riverfront and enhance the experience of being “on the Fox” for everyone.
Especially where our community’s parks and multi-use pathways interact with the waters of the Fox River.
We work in concert with conservation and parks & recreation groups to monitor and protect the river and its surrounding environment.
The Foundation works closely with the Active River Task Force to grow and diversify the safe recreational use of the Fox River
The River Corridor Foundation restores native plants, clears out invasive vegetation, creates beautiful gardens and landscaped features that invite people down to the river.
We sponsor events that put the “fun” back in fundraising, from color runs to concerts to art-in-the-park exhibits, as well as commissioned piece of sculpture.