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News & Announcements

July 1, 2017
Ronald G. Klein Community Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Representing Philanthropy and Community Service

Ronald Klein grew up on the family farm in Hinckley, IL. As with any child, Ron had big dreams. He dreamed of attending the University of […]
June 29, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Watershed

2017 DeKalb County Watershed Bus Tour

The third DeKalb County Watershed Bus Tour took place on Saturday, June 17, 2017. About 25 attendees joined us to learn more about watersheds in DeKalb County. […]
June 21, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Harold P. Wells Scholarship

Harold P. Wells Scholarship – 2017 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2017 Harold P. Wells Scholarship recipients, Logan Freeman and Morgan Karolus. Both students received recognition during the annual DeKalb High School Senior Awards Night held […]
June 14, 2017
DeKalb COunty Community Foundation, Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Awarded

  Congratulations to Destinee Feliciano of DeKalb, recipient of the 2017 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. During the June 13 DeKalb Municipal Band concert at […]
June 9, 2017
Watershed Bus Tour, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Know Your Watershed Bus Tour

Do you know where the Kishwaukee River begins or where the highest point is in DeKalb County? DeKalb County residents who participate in the upcoming Know […]
June 7, 2017
CHS Elburn Scholarship, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Twelve Students Selected for CHS Elburn Scholarships

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that 12 high school students have been selected to receive a CHS Elburn Scholarship. Each student receives […]
June 6, 2017
Community Economic Development Grant , DeKalb County Community Foundation

Grants Provide Boost for Countywide Planning and Projects

Economic development planning for the Village of Shabbona is set to begin soon thanks to a $20,000 grant from the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This grant, […]
June 6, 2017
DeKalb COunty Community Foundation, DeKalb High School Scholarship Awards 2017

$148,928 Awarded in Local Scholarships

Did you know? There are more than 65 charitable funds at the Community Foundation awarding scholarships for continuing education. This year alone, over 90 scholarship awards […]
June 2, 2017

Upcoming Watershed Bus Tour!

Join Community Foundation Program Director Anita Zurbrugg and many others as we explore the watersheds in DeKalb County. Bus tour includes stops, tours, and information of […]