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November 7, 2016
Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb, IL

Honoring Members Through Philanthropy

Recently, the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff were invited to a monthly meeting of the Kishwaukee Kiwanis Club of DeKalb, IL. During the meeting, an award […]
November 3, 2016
Strength Through Partnership_Conclusion

Partnering for DeKalb County

As we reflect on 2016, we would like to take a moment and say thank you for the philanthropic partnerships that have been forged or grown […]
November 2, 2016
Fall Community Needs Grants 2016

Fall Community Needs Grants Award $189,787 to Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to award $189,787 in Community Needs Grants this fall. A total of 31 local nonprofits […]
November 1, 2016
DCNP-NGOLD Internship Program

Impacting Nonprofits Through Internships

The DCNP-NGOLD Internship Program was launched in Spring 2014 with five students from NIU’s Center for NGO Leadership and Development (NGOLD) interning with five DCNP-member nonprofit […]
November 1, 2016
IRA Charitable Rollover

IRA Charitable Rollover – A Great Incentive for Philanthropy

The IRA charitable rollover is now a permanent option for individuals age 70½ and older who want to make a gift of a lifetime during their lifetime. Donors are […]
October 31, 2016
DeKalb High School Class of 1976, Fortieth Reunion

DHS Class of ‘76 Gives Back to Education

The DeKalb High School Class of 1976 held its fortieth reunion the weekend of September 23-25, 2016. Over 80 classmates attended at least one of the […]
October 10, 2016
Barn on Baseline - Roberta Shoaf, Barn on Baseline Executive Director; Michelle Alexander, Board Vice President; furry friends Dinktwo and Milo

Strength Through Partnership – Barn on Baseline Animal Shelter & Adoption Center

Located in Genoa IL, the Barn on Baseline Animal Shelter & Adoption Center, formerly known as the DeKalb County Animal Welfare Shelter, provides opportunity and safety […]
October 10, 2016
The Gracie Center - Julie Craig, Program Director; Susan Covatta

Strength Through Partnership – The Gracie Center

What happens to an exceptional child after high school? That was the question asked which lead to the creation of The Gracie Center in 2012. As […]
October 3, 2016
Sharon Dowen, Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund

Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund Announced

Introducing the Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund, created by the estate of Sharon Dowen. As a designated fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation and the […]