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March 15, 2018
Excellence in Education Awards, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Local Educators Recognized for Excellent Work in DeKalb County

Pictured: (From left to right) Yvonne Johnson, Donor; Jenna Araujo, Hiawatha School District Art Teacher; Stephanie Hill,Kingston Elementary School Principal; Staci Hale,Kingston Elementary School P.E. Teacher; […]
March 13, 2018
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Cornerstone Christian Academy Fund

Building Future Leaders – The Cornerstone Christian Academy Fund

Announcing the Cornerstone Christian Academy Fund, a new designated endowment fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. Created through the generosity of Bud and Debra Burgin, […]
July 27, 2017
Youth Engaged In Philanthropy, DeKalb County Community Foundation

High School Students Encouraged to Attend YEP Meet & Greet

  The Youth Engaged in Philanthropy (YEP) Meet & Greet is Sunday, August 27 from 4 – 5 p.m. in The Freight Room at the DeKalb […]
March 15, 2017
Excellence In Education, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Educators Recognized for Excellent Work in DeKalb County

The DeKalb County Community Foundation and DeKalb County Regional Office of Education recognized five educators from Hiawatha and Somonauk school districts during the annual Excellence in […]
February 28, 2017
James Andrews, Ph.D.

Fund Honors James Richard Andrews, Ph.D., NIU Professor Emeritus

Pictured: James Richard Andrews, circa 1996 Introducing the James Richard Andrews Graduate Student Clinical Award Fund, a newly established fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation. […]
January 11, 2017
Local Philanthropist Richard Ryan, Helping today...Shaping tomorrow.

Fueling Community with Purpose

Pictured: Local philanthropist and friend of the Community Foundation, Richard Ryan of DeKalb. Meet Richard Ryan. Longtime DeKalb County resident and local philanthropist. Raised on a grain […]
December 14, 2016
DeKalb County Community Foundation

Together With You – VIDEO

We’re excited to share the new “Together With You” Community Foundation video! A great snapshot of what the DeKalb County Community Foundation does through donor support and […]
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 […]
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 […]