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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

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 […]
October 3, 2016
Sharon Dowen, Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund

Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund Announced

Introducing the Safe Passage Angels Endowment Fund, created by the estate of Sharon Dowen. As a designated fund at the DeKalb County Community Foundation and the […]
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 […]
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 […]