The Pearl Essence Foundation

Established March of 2007 in the State of Illinois, the Pearl Essence Foundation, Incorporated was formed to develop, administer and implement benevolent programs and projects that will provide educational scholarships, civic & social services and cultural opportunities to all persons located within the Will County (especially the Joliet community) area, regardless of age, race or creed.



 Scholarship Information


From the charter year, the Pearl Essence Foundation, Inc. (PEF) has provided various scholarships to graduating Will County High School seniors, presented financial workshops and hosted various fundraisers.  As the foundation grows and gains support, so will the contributions to Joliet and its environs.


For more information concerning our foundation or scholarship program please contact our Foundation at

The 2020 Pearl Essence Foundation Scholarship is now open for applications. Please click the link below to apply!