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News & Announcements

October 1, 2016
Promise Grant 2015

Promise Grants (Beca Promesa) To Benefit Community Organizations Serving Immigrants, Minorities, Literacy Needs

The Promise Grants Committee is accepting grant applications from charitable community organizations that provide services to underserved and marginalized people in DeKalb County. Promise Grants are […]
September 14, 2016
Strength Through Partnership – Board of Directors

Strength Through Partnership – Board of Directors

One of the most important partnerships for any nonprofit organization is the one with their board of directors. The DeKalb County Community Foundation strives to maintain […]
September 13, 2016
Excellence In Education Awards 2016 Recipients

Excellence in Education Awards Seeking Community Nominations

Community members are welcomed and encouraged to submit nominations for the 2017 DeKalb County Excellence in Education Awards. Nominations are accepted at the DeKalb County Community […]
September 6, 2016
YEP Orientation

YEP Orientation Welcomes New and Returning Members

Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) is hosting an Orientation for high school students interested in joining. New and returning members should attend YEP Orientation on Sunday, […]
September 2, 2016
Community Economic Development Grant Application image

New Foundation Grant Funds Community Economic Development

To aid in shaping economic development in the county, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has created a new grant program that will act as a catalyst […]
August 30, 2016
Renaissance Recipient 2016, Anousone Bouttaphanh

Renaissance Scholarship Award Winner Recognized

The DeKalb County Community Foundation proudly announces that Anousone “Gayle” Bouttaphanh of DeKalb, is the 2016 award recipient of the Renaissance Scholarship. Bouttaphanh will receive a […]
August 17, 2016
Fairdale Community Fund

Fairdale Community Fund Provides Ongoing Support for Infrastructure

Announcing the Fairdale Community Fund. A newly established designated fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation, created to provide ongoing support for maintenance costs of the […]
August 17, 2016
Betsy Hull, Finance Director

Finance Director Announced for Community Foundation

Please join us in welcoming Betsy Hull, Finance Director, to the DeKalb County Community Foundation staff. Betsy begins her new role on September 1 as the inaugural Finance […]
August 16, 2016
2016 Spinoso Recipients

Spinoso Masters Scholarship Awards $30,000 To DeKalb County Graduates

The DeKalb County Community Foundation proudly announces that the Spinoso Masters Scholarship selection committee has chosen five individuals to receive a total of $30,000 to use […]