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May 9, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants

Spring Community Needs Grants Award $165,000 to Local Organizations

  Through generous donor support, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is excited to announce and award $165,000 in Community Needs Grants this spring. This support impacts […]
January 10, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grant

Spring Grants Available for Nonprofit and Community Organizations

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for spring Community Needs Grants and Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund Grants. Nonprofits and charitable organizations are […]
November 7, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Sycamore High School

$152,460 in Grants Awarded to Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations

Pictured: A recent check presentation to Sycamore High School Art Department. Grant dollars will transition a space in Sycamore High School to an art gallery. This […]
October 6, 2017
Providing Access to Local Food Pantries, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Providing Access to Local Food Pantries

For many of us going to the grocery store consists of these steps: Get in our vehicle, drive a few miles to our preferred grocery store. […]
August 7, 2017
Shabbona Lake State Park Rearing Pond, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Restocking the Future of Shabbona Lake State Park

Whoosh! You look up from your hiking boots as a dragonfly nearly collides with your shoulder. It continues on, past your shoulder, and settles down on nearby […]
July 25, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Community Needs Grants

Application Process Begins for Fall Community Foundation Grants

Online applications are open once again for fall Community Needs Grants and Wurlitzer Foundation Grants. Nonprofits and community organizations are encouraged to apply. Applications are due […]
May 9, 2017
Community Needs Grants, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Local Nonprofits and Community Organizations Receive $150,000 in Support

Thanks to donor generosity and the power of endowment, the DeKalb County Community Foundation is able to award $150,000 in Community Needs Grants this spring. This […]
March 7, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Helping today...Shaping tomorrow, DeKalb County Community Endowment Fund

When a Good Idea Turns Great: The Fund that Started it All

Remember the 90’s? Remember the creative and culture shaping ideas that came into being? Things like Starbucks, grunge music, the World Wide Web, personal computers, email, […]
February 7, 2017
Grace Thornton, The Gracie Center

Developing Independence & Opportunity – All in the Name of Grace

Meet Grace Grace Thornton grew up in Kingston, IL with parents Marty and Deanna Thornton. She attended Genoa-Kingston High School and walked down the graduation aisle […]