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News & Announcements

January 14, 2019
Community Needs Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Application Period for Spring Community Foundation Grants Begins

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications for spring Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations […]
January 9, 2019
Teri Spartz, Tiffany McQueen Lewis, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Community Foundation Welcomes New Directors to Staff

Please join us in welcoming Tiffany McQueen Lewis, Grants Director, and Teri Spartz, Community Engagement Director to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. Both Tiffany and Teri […]
January 9, 2019
Charles McCormick, Board of Directors, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Thank You Charles (Charlie) McCormick!

Please join us as we say THANK YOU to Charlie McCormick for his time and service on the DeKalb County Community Foundation Board of Directors. Charlie served […]
January 8, 2019
Promise Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$3,309 in Promise Grants Benefit Local Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to award $3,309 in Promise Grants to benefit five local organizations for a variety of programs and projects. Promise Grants provide […]
January 2, 2019
Youth Engaged In Philanthropy, YEP Alumni, DeKalb County Community Foundation

YEP Alumni Update With Karsten Larson

YEP Alumni – Where are they now? Meet Karsten Larson, former Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Chair and a 2011 graduate of Sycamore High School. Serving […]
December 17, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Lil’ Sam Joy Fund

Lil’ Sam Joy Fund Continues Legacy of Kindness and Access

Introducing the Lil’ Sam Joy Fund, created in memory of Samuel P. Baker II, better known as Lil’ Sam. Lil’ Sam was diagnosed early in life […]
December 4, 2018

Retirement Open House – Anita Zurbrugg

Please join us as we celebrate Anita Zurbrugg, Community Foundation Program Director, for her years of service to the Foundation and wish her well in the next […]
December 4, 2018
Youth Engaged in Philanthropy , YEP, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Youth Impact Grants Available for DeKalb County

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is accepting applications for 2019 YEP Grants. Nonprofit and community organizations located in or serving DeKalb County are encouraged to apply. […]
November 27, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants

Grants Bring Harmony to Music Education

This fall, $73,300 was awarded in Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants to support music education. Recipients include 24 nonprofits and community organizations across the Midwest, […]