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Agency Funds

Agency Funds (Organizational Endowment Funds) are established by nonprofit organizations to provide income to them. The DeKalb County Community Foundation handles all administrative and investment responsibilities, freeing the organization to pursue its charitable mission. To discuss setting up an Agency Fund for your organization, please contact Dan Templin, Executive Director, at 815-748-5383 or dan@dekalbccf.org.

Altrusa - Daily Chronicle Literacy Fund
The DeKalb County Community Spelling Bee is the major fundraising component of this fund, which will benefit literacy projects in our community. Altrusa Club of DeKalb-Sycamore has long been a champion of many causes, including literacy, which is also high on the corporate-giving agenda of the Daily Chronicle. Proceeds from the Spelling Bee serve to fund this endowment, as well as the Newspapers in Education program at the Daily Chronicle. This fund was started in 2000.
Ben Gordon Center Foundation Fund
Established in 2002, this fund supports the Ben Gordon Center Foundation to carry out its role and mission.
Beulah & Roberta Hackett SEF Endowment Fund
Established in 2013 to provide equipment for Sycamore schools, as determined by the Sycamore Education Foundation.
Beulah & Roberta Hackett VAC Endowment Fund
To provide support to transportation services and Meals on Wheels.
DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association Inc. Endowment Fund
Established in 2011, this fund provides unrestricted operating support to the DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association in support of its mission.
DeKalb Barb Boosters Endowment Fund
The DeKalb Barb Boosters Endowment Fund supports activities of the DeKalb Boosters organization.
DeKalb County Animal Welfare League Fund
The DeKalb County Animal Welfare League Fund provides unrestricted supplemental operating support to the DeKalb County Animal Welfare League, Inc.
DeKalb County Forest Preserve Conservation And Environmental Education Endowment Fund
Since 1996, this fund provides support for conservation and environmental education purposes of the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District as determined by the District Superintendent and the DeKalb County Forest Preserve District Commissioners.
DeKalb County Nursing Home Foundation Endowment Fund
Started in 2010, this fund supports the charitable, scientific, or educational purposes of the DeKalb County Nursing Home Foundation.
DeKalb Education Foundation Endowment Fund
Established in 1995 to support the charitable purposes of the Education Foundation.
DeKalb First United Methodist Church Fund
Provides annual distributions for activities of First United Methodist Church of DeKalb (FUMC).
DeKalb Park District Fund
Started in 2010, this fund provides unrestricted supplemental operating support to the DeKalb Park District.
DeKalb Public Library Endowment Fund
Since 2005, the DeKalb Public Library Endowment Fund provides support to the DeKalb Public Library facility to carry out its role and mission.
Egyptian Theatre Endowment Fund
To provide unrestricted support to the P.E.T. in fulfillment of its mission.
Egyptian Theatre Fund
A non-endowed fund for use by the P.E.T. in fulfillment of its mission.
Endowment Fund in Honor of Edna L. Nelson & Kenneth A. Johnson
Provides supplemental financial support to the First Lutheran Church of DeKalb in support of purchasing Bibles for children, expenses associated with Vacation Bible School, and/or other Christian education programming for children and youth in the congregation. Learn more.
Gurler Heritage Association Endowment Fund
This fund provides unrestricted supplemental operating support to the Gurler Heritage Association.
Bernice Kendall Memorial Fund
The Bernice Kendall Memorial Fund provides resources to the Sycamore Education Foundation to support women’s athletics at the Sycamore High School in memory of Bernice Kendall.
Kishwaukee Family YMCA Endowment Fund
Started in 2002 to provide support to the Kishwaukee Family YMCA in order to carry out its role and mission.
Marian Elliott SEF Sycamore High School Fund
The Marian Elliott SEF Sycamore High School Fund provides financial support solely and exclusively for projects that enhance student learning experiences at Sycamore High School.
North Grove School Preservation Fund In Memory Of Kenneth Marsh
Set up in remembrance of Kenneth Marsh, this fund provides on-going maintenance and preservation of the historic North Grove School building and property.
Open Door Founder's Fund
Established in 1997 to provide support for the charitable purposes of Open Door.
Opportunity House Endowment Fund
This fund was created in 2001 to provide unrestricted supplemental operating support to Opportunity House.
Ramp Endowment Fund
Provides unrestricted supplemental operating support to RAMP in order to benefit people with disabilities in DeKalb County.
Sandwich Fair Association Fund
Created as a charitable fund to assist the Sandwich Fair Association in carrying out its charitable role and mission.
Soil & Water Conservation Fund
Provides unrestricted financial support to the DeKalb County Soil and Water Conservation District in support of their mission to responsibly conserve healthy soil and clean water for all generations. Learn more.
Somonauk Education Foundation Endowment Fund
Started in 2005, this fund supports the Somonauk Education Foundation in carrying out its role and mission.
Stage Coach Players Endowment Fund
Provides ongoing support to the Stage Coach Players as they carry out their role and mission.
Sycamore Education Foundation Fund
Established In 1997, this fund supports the purposes of the Education Foundation.
Sycamore History Museum Endowment Fund
Created to provide unrestricted supplemental operating support to the Sycamore History Museum to assist them in their services in fulfillment of their mission.
Sycamore Park District Endowment Fund
The primary purpose of this fund is to provide unrestricted supplemental operating support to the Sycamore Park District.
Sycamore Lions Charities Jack Shrout Fund
Created in memory of longtime member Jack Shrout, this fund will provide support to the Sycamore Lions Charities to fulfill their mission..
Sycamore Sports Boosters Endowment Fund
Created In 2004 to support ongoing activities of the Sycamore Sports Boosters organization.
Tails Humane Society Fund
Created through an estate gift in 2017, this fund provides unrestricted financial support to Tails Humane Society in fulfillment of their mission. Learn more.
Wirtz Family Endowment Fund
This fund was developed with the purpose of creating an “Excellence in Education” Award within the DeKalb School District.

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