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April 27, 2017
Spinoso Masters Scholarship. DeKalb County Community Foundation

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Application For Graduate Studies Now Available

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is now accepting applications for a scholarship for Masters level or post-undergraduate education. The Spinoso Masters Scholarship, worth up to $10,000, […]
April 11, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Give DeKalb County

24-Hours of Nonprofit Impact

There are approximately 125 active nonprofit organizations (501(c)3, not including churches) in DeKalb County. Though some may serve a similar audience, each is unique in the […]
March 28, 2017
Malta Community Endowment Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Fund Dedicates Support to Malta Community

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce the first endowment fund created for the community of Malta, IL. Built through tax-deductible contributions from friends, […]
March 23, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Money Smart Week, DIY Estate Plannning Do’s and Don’ts program

FREE PROGRAM – DIY Estate Planning – Do’s and Don’ts (part of Money Smart Week)

In recent years, do-it-yourself (“DIY”) has gained popularity emerging in many fields including tax preparation and estate planning. While DIY for many fields may prove to […]
March 15, 2017
Excellence In Education, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Educators Recognized for Excellent Work in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized five educators from Hiawatha and Somonauk school districts during the annual Excellence in […]
March 7, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Helping today...Shaping tomorrow, DeKalb County Community Endowment Fund

When a Good Idea Turns Great: The Fund that Started it All

Remember the 90’s? Remember the creative and culture shaping ideas that came into being? Things like Starbucks, grunge music, the World Wide Web, personal computers, email, […]
February 28, 2017
James Andrews, Ph.D.

Fund Honors James Richard Andrews, Ph.D., NIU Professor Emeritus

Pictured: James Richard Andrews, circa 1996 Introducing the James Richard Andrews Graduate Student Clinical Award Fund, a newly established fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. […]
February 28, 2017
Board members, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Welcome New Board Members – Romero and Parker

Jesus Romero Please join us in welcoming Jesus Romero to the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Jesus is a returning board member, previously serving […]
February 28, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Board Members, Latricia Dawkins and Marcia Goodrich

Thank You for Your Service – Dawkins and Goodrich

As we welcome two new board members, we must also say goodbye to a few. Thank you to Latricia Dawkins and Marcia Goodrich for their years […]