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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 […]
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 […]