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May 13, 2016
Renaissance Scholarship

Renaissance Scholarship Assists Non-Traditional Students With Undergraduate Studies

The Renaissance Scholarship applications are available now for students who were a part of the workforce and are seeking an undergraduate degree. The application deadline is […]
May 13, 2016
Sycamore Fire Department and Family Services Agency - Strength Through Partnership

Providing Peace of Mind Through Grant Support

In spring of 2015, out of a desire to provide rapid emergency access to residents who have significant health and/or mobility issues, the Sycamore Fire Department […]
May 12, 2016
“Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” drawing

“Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” Winner

Congratulations to Bob Hadley, winner of the “Who Wants to be a Grantmaker?” drawing. As a grantmaker, Bob has chosen to award the $250 grant to […]
May 11, 2016
Give Local DeKalb County Header

Thank you for your generosity! Give Local DeKalb County

Thank you! As Give Local DeKalb County has come to a close we would like to say thank you to the donors, Community Partners, Media Sponsors, supporting organizations, […]
May 9, 2016
Spinoso Scholarship Recipients 2015

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, […]
May 3, 2016
Give Local DeKalb County extended

Give Local DeKalb County – Match Grows, Giving Day Extended

Give Local America has experienced noticeable technical difficulties on giving websites throughout the United States today. Give Local DeKalb County is no exception. To support donors […]
April 21, 2016
Local philanthropists Randy (DeKalb High School class of ’54) and Judi Johnson.

Paying it forward through support of education – The Randy Johnson Scholarship Fund

Pictured: Philanthropists Randy (DeKalb High School class of ’54) and Judi Johnson.  As a way to give back to the community through education, the DeKalb County […]
April 14, 2016
YEP Grants Reception

Save the Date – May 3, 2016 – YEP Grants Reception

Anyone interested in recognizing the hard work completed by members of Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is invited to attend the YEP Grants Reception. During this […]
April 14, 2016
Artistic Light Show

Artistic Light Show Partners Time Arts Animation with Historical Backdrop

May 3 is an exciting day in DeKalb County. Starting the day off at 12:01 a.m. is Give Local DeKalb County, a 24-hour giving day, supporting […]