William G. Govas Staff Education Grant

The DuPage Care Center Foundation is sponsoring two $1,000 education grants each year for the next five years. These grants are funded by a generous donation from William G. Govas in memory of the excellent care his mother, Della Govas, received from the Care Center staff during her stay at the center.


  1. Grants are available to Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) and non-nursing staff (kitchen, maintenance and support).
  1. Applicants must have a minimum of one year of employment at the Care Center.
  1. Grants are for acceptable professional development classes such as, nursing, health, well-being, or CNA certification. The class will enhance the ability of staff to provide better care for the DPCC residents.
  1. Grants must be for acceptable schools or universities, either in-person or on-line classes.
  1. Applications must be complete and submitted to the Selection Committee in a timely manner for consideration.
  1. Individual grants will cover tuition for one class at a maximum of $1,000. There will be two $1,000 grants available each year.

Download the application here. Please return your completed application to the DuPage Care Center Foundation at [email protected] or by mailing it to 400 N County Farm Rd, Wheaton, IL 60187.