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August 8, 2017
Renaissance Scholarship , DeKalb County Community Foundation

Renaissance Scholarship Award Winner Recognized

Congratulations to Brittnie Peters, recipient of the 2017 Renaissance Scholarship. Brittnie will receive a $1,000 scholarship award as she returns to school pursuing a degree in […]
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 […]
July 21, 2017
Wutlitzer Foundation Grant, DeKalb County Community Foundation

$136,350 in Grants Support Music and Music Education

The name that ‘means music to the millions’ continues to live on through the DeKalb County Community Foundation. This spring, $136,350 in Wurlitzer Foundation Grants were […]
July 6, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Endowment Fund in Honor of Edna L. Nelson & Kenneth A. Johnson

Fund Supports Youth Education at First Lutheran Church of DeKalb

The DeKalb County Community Foundation is pleased to announce a new agency fund, the Endowment Fund in Honor of Edna L. Nelson & Kenneth A. Johnson. […]
July 1, 2017
Ronald G. Klein Community Fund, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Representing Philanthropy and Community Service

Ronald Klein grew up on the family farm in Hinckley, IL. As with any child, Ron had big dreams. He dreamed of attending the University of […]
June 21, 2017
DeKalb County Community Foundation, Harold P. Wells Scholarship

Harold P. Wells Scholarship – 2017 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 2017 Harold P. Wells Scholarship recipients, Logan Freeman and Morgan Karolus. Both students received recognition during the annual DeKalb High School Senior Awards Night held […]
June 14, 2017
DeKalb COunty Community Foundation, Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship

Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship Awarded

  Congratulations to Destinee Feliciano of DeKalb, recipient of the 2017 Palmer Family Music Education Scholarship award. During the June 13 DeKalb Municipal Band concert at […]
June 9, 2017
Watershed Bus Tour, DeKalb County Community Foundation

Know Your Watershed Bus Tour

Do you know where the Kishwaukee River begins or where the highest point is in DeKalb County? DeKalb County residents who participate in the upcoming Know […]