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May 24, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Kishwaukee College Welding Program, Helping today...Shaping tomorrow.

Joining Fabrication Skills with Employability

Over the last few years, the Welding  Technology program at Kishwaukee College has grown significantly to meet employer demand for welders and fabricators. One of the […]
May 9, 2017
YEP, DeKalb County Community Foundation,

Youth Serving Programs and Projects Receive $11,588 in Grants

Each year, the month of May brings about  YEP Grants Reception, an event that generates excitement and closure to the Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) program. […]
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 […]
May 9, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Scott Chilton

Thank You J. Scott Chilton, CPA!

J. Scott Chilton, CPA, has been the accountant for the DeKalb County Community Foundation for the past 23 years. His remarkable attention to detail and exceptional […]
May 3, 2017
Give DeKalb County, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Excitement Builds for Give DeKalb County

Donors from DeKalb County and around the world can give back during Give DeKalb County on May 4, 2017. This is the fourth consecutive year that […]
May 2, 2017
Renaissance Scholarship. DeKalb County Community Foundation

Scholarship Assists Non-Traditional Students With Undergraduate Studies

The Renaissance Scholarship applications are now available for students who were a part of the workforce and are seeking an undergraduate degree. The application deadline is […]
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 25, 2017
Charles & Helen Suter Memorial Scholarship award, Suter Family Scholarship Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

New Scholarship Award Honors Charles & Helen Suter

Made possible through the generosity of the Suter family, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is happy to announce the Suter Family Scholarship Fund. This newly created […]
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 […]