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June 14, 2017
DeKalb COunty Community Foundation, Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Awarded

  Congratulations to Destinee Feliciano of DeKalb, recipient of the 2017 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. During the June 13 DeKalb Municipal Band concert at […]
June 6, 2017
Community Economic Development Grant , DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Provide Boost for Countywide Planning and Projects

Economic development planning for the Village of Shabbona is set to begin soon thanks to a $20,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This grant, […]
May 9, 2017
Community Needs Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations Receive $150,000 in Support

Thanks to donor generosity and the power of endowment, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is able to award $150,000 in Community Needs Grants this spring. This […]
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 […]
January 11, 2017
Local Philanthropist Richard Ryan, Helping today...Shaping tomorrow.

Fueling Community with Purpose

Pictured: Local philanthropist and friend of the Community Foundation, Richard Ryan of DeKalb. Meet Richard Ryan. Longtime DeKalb County resident and local philanthropist. Raised on a grain […]
December 14, 2016

Together With You – VIDEO

We’re excited to share the new “Together With You” Community Foundation video! A great snapshot of what the DeKalb County Community Foundation does through donor support and […]
December 14, 2016
2016 YEP Grants website Header

Empowering & Caring for Youth

As we enter a new Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Grant application season, we’re excited to share a few “grant in action” examples from 2016. This past […]
December 5, 2016
Promise Grants 2016

Organizations Receive Grants to Inspire, Educate, and Empower

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Promise Fund Grant recipients. This year $3,961 was awarded to three local organizations for a variety of programs and […]
November 29, 2016
Fall 2016 Wurlitzer Foundation Grants

Fall Grants to Support Music and Music Education Total $91,600 in Support

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to report that $91,600 in Wurlitzer Foundation Grants were awarded in the fall of 2016 to support music and […]