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News & Announcements

June 24, 2016
Michael A. Cullen, Regional President, First Midwest Bank

First Midwest Bank establishes Charitable Impact Fund with $250,000 gift

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that First Midwest Bank has established a donor advised fund benefitting local nonprofits with a $250,000 gift. […]
June 23, 2016
2016 Harold P. Wells Scholarship award recipients

Harold P. Wells Scholarship – 2016 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2016 Harold P. Wells Scholarship recipients, Connor Hoyle and Joshua Gilmore. Both students were recognized during the annual DeKalb High School Senior Awards […]
June 17, 2016
Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Award Winner Zoe Markle

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Award Winner Zoe Markle

The DeKalb County Community Foundation proudly announces that Zoe Markle of DeKalb, is the 2016 award recipient of the Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship. Markle was […]
June 14, 2016
Give Local DeKalb County 2016 check distribution

$428,297 In Support Raised During Give Local DeKalb County 2016

Pictured: Representatives from the participating nonprofits gathered together during the check presentation on June 14 in The Freight Room at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This year […]
June 2, 2016
2015 Annual Report cover_small

Annual Report 2015 – Strength Through Partnership

We are pleased to present this Annual Report highlighting the mission and services of the DeKalb County Community Foundation. We are continually amazed at the power of […]
June 1, 2016
DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP)

Strength Through Partnership – DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership (DCNP)

Since its creation in 1993, the DeKalb County Community Foundation has sought opportunities to promote and support collaboration among nonprofits and to enhance their individual and […]
May 31, 2016
Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund

Strides for Success in Athletics and Education – The Martha W. Shur Scholarship Fund

During the time of year where high school graduations take place and scholarship awards are received, we are honored to announce the Martha W. Shur Scholarship […]
May 26, 2016
Spring 2016 Community Needs Grant Checks

Spring Community Needs Grants Award $191,654 to Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations

Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce that $191,654 in Community Needs Grants were awarded this spring. A total of […]
May 18, 2016
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We’re Hiring! Finance Director

Since 1993 the DeKalb County Community Foundation has successfully partnered with philanthropists to benefit organizations and communities throughout DeKalb County. Managing approximately $45 million in charitable […]