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April 12, 2016
Give Local DeKalb County Committee Members

Give Local DeKalb County provides community support to local causes and nonprofits

For the third consecutive year, the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership and DeKalb County Community Foundation are supporting local nonprofits to grow philanthropy in our community through Give Local DeKalb County. […]
April 11, 2016
Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation - Strength Through Partnership

A Harmonious Partnership to Benefit Music and Music Education – Strength Through Partnership

The slogan for The Wurlitzer Company at one time was….’the name that means Music to millions’.  The Company began in the United States in 1856 and […]
April 7, 2016
Powers of Attorney - Money Smart Week

LEARNING OPPORTUNITY! Powers of Attorney: What are they? Why are they important?

Typically, the first thing that comes to mind on the topic of “Estate Planning” is “I need a Will.”  Powers of Attorney for Property and Health […]
March 24, 2016
Five-Mile-Spur Line Book Flyer

NEW $15 PRICE – Five-Mile Spur Line: A Railroad History of Sycamore, IL

Now available for only $15! Read the book that tracks Sycamore’s past, from muddy roads to iron rails, from an unbroken prairie to a city of […]
March 21, 2016
Excellence in Education Awards

DeKalb County Excellence in Education Award Recipients Recognized

Photo: From left to right: Amanda Christensen, DeKalb County Regional Superintendent; Yvonne Johnson, Philanthropist; Jonathan Liechty, Recipient; Shelly Tripp, Recipient; Kendra Brauer, Recipient; Barb Evenson, Recipient; […]
March 10, 2016
Tony and Micki Chulick, Donor Advised Fund

Playing their part in local philanthropy – Introducing the Chulick Family Fund

Pictured: Local philanthropists Tony and Micki Chulick The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce the Chulick Family Fund, a Donor Advised Fund created by Tony […]
March 8, 2016
Board Excellence Program - DCNP

Partnering through Nonprofit Programming – DCNP Board Excellence Program

Pictured: Participants from the 2015/2016 DCNP Board Excellence Program. Partnering with nonprofit organizations through professional development and programs is one way to build a stronger community. […]
March 4, 2016
New Board Members and Staff

New Board Members and Staff announced at the Community Foundation

Pictured: From left – Mark Mannebach, DeKalb; Rick Mamoser, Kingston; Ken Spears, Shabbona; Ben Bingle, DCNP Manager Please join us in welcoming our new staff and […]
February 9, 2016
Midwest Museum of Natural History

Partnering with Community Organizations – Midwest Museum of Natural History

Pictured: Cindy Khatri, Executive Director, Midwest Museum of Natural History, holding a Golden Pheasant. Through shared experiences, the Midwest Museum of Natural History encourages community appreciation of natural […]